General Internal Medicine

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

Posting Date:  June 1, 2018

Position profile – Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon and University Saskatchewan, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is seeking to grow further with the addition of five new members.   The Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) is a large, young, and growing Division within Saskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon Area and the University of Saskatchewan.  The fee-for-service compensation is nationally competitive. We offer the full range of GIM rotations including a robust in-patient Most Responsible Physician service, consultation rotations, and we strongly encourage and will accommodate an interest in out-patient clinic practice.  Because of the large size of the Division, we offer an attractive on-call rotation. We maintain a strong teaching presence on the majority of our in-patient rotas and our physicians are routinely winners of teaching awards. We have several private-practice offices within the city that have room for additional GIM physicians.

Compensation details – Fee for Service

Location of practice – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Qualifications/Requirements of the position – Preference will be given to candidates with Canadian Royal College Certification or eligibility for certification in General Internal Medicine.

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 neighbourhood.

The Authority - 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 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 positions are filled. 

 

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