Ophthalmologist

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We are seeking a team-oriented and professional Ophthalmologist (FRCSC).  The specialist will join us in an independent, fee-for-service, community based Ophthalmology practice. The Prince Albert Ophthalmology Division currently includes 3 specialists with diverse sub-specialty interests. Individuals with special interest and expertise in ophthalmology will be a definite asset and deserve preference.

Ophthalmology services are based out of Prince Albert Victoria Hospital,  The Eye Centre coordinates its activities with other hospital departments, external agencies and health care professionals, to provide optimal client care.

Call coverage is a requirement for the position and would be 1:4, Monday to Monday 0800 to 0800 which covers out of town calls, Emergency Departments and Ophthalmology after hour calls. There is a separate rotation for long weekends. In addition to fee-for-service, you would be eligible for any on-call retainer consistent with the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is dedicated to learning and is a partner in the growing educational needs of medical students and residents from the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.

Job Qualifications

Successful candidates will hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Ophthalmology and be eligible for regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS) to practice in Saskatchewan. This individual should be a team player, be able to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, staff and management, and function well in a high volume environment with a commitment to provision of high quality patient and family centered care. In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The start date for this position is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Information

The Victoria Hospital is a regional hospital with 164 acute care beds including an 8-bed intensive care unit that provides services to a population of 80,000 which includes northern and northeastern Saskatchewan. Dubbed “The Gateway to the North”, Prince Albert is in close proximity to a multitude of freshwater lakes and woodlands with outdoor activities for every season. Currently, the following specialty services are provided: •Obstetrics/Gynecology •General Surgery •Radiology •Psychiatry •Ophthalmology •Urology •General Internal Medicine •Anesthesiology •Pathology •ENT

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve front line patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure that patients receive high quality, timely health care, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.
The Province and the Cities - Please follow these links to learn more about the province of Saskatchewan and the City of Prince Albert: www.tourismsaskatchewan.com; www.princealberttourism.com

To Apply – Saskatchewan Health Authority supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence as follows:
April Matlock
Practitioner Staff Affairs NE Area
[email protected]