Academic Pediatric ENT Surgeon

Academic Pediatric ENT Surgeon, Department of Surgery


Posting Date: April 23, 2018


Position Profile – Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University Saskatchewan, Department of Surgery, Division of ENT Surgery seek a Pediatric ENT Surgeon with clinical and academic interests. Responsibilities will include patient care, teaching, and research.  The successful applicant will work in a multidisciplinary care environment with pediatricians, intensive care, neurosurgery, and audiology.  The successful candidate will have appointments in both Saskatchewan Health Authority and the University of Saskatchewan. 

Compensation details– This is a full funded contract position.


Qualifications/Requirements of the Position – Preference will be given to candidates with Canadian Royal College Certification or eligibility for certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Fellowship training in pediatric otolaryngology.   An interest in pediatric otology would be considered an asset.  


The City - Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 265,000+, Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan, offering non-stop entertainment opportunities including world class events, festivals and attractions, a strong arts and music focus, and a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighborhood. 

The Authority - The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, with a budget of 3.5 billion dollars annually. The Authority has 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 University - The beautiful University of Saskatchewan campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base and a vibrant cultural life. The UofS is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to the newly constructed Academic Health Sciences Complex (http://library.usask.ca/hsl/new-building.php) and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron (www.lightsource.ca) and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre (www.vido.org). A users group is available for collaborative research with clinical faculty using the $173.5 million Canadian Light Source synchrotron, owned by the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training.


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 to:


Jackie McKee, Physician Recruitment & Resource Planning
Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive 
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
Email: jackie.mckee@saskhealthauthority.ca
Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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