Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Posting Date: October 12, 2018

Position profile – Saskatchewan Health Authority is seeking a permanent full-time Pediatric Emergency Physician. The successful candidate will provide specialist pediatric services in an emergency environment in a tertiary care facility serving Saskatoon and northern Saskatchewan residents.  The Pediatric Emergency Physician is responsible for providing all clinical medical services for children attending the Pediatric Emergency Department and teaching residents and medical students training at the University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine. There is also the opportunity to do research.

Compensation details – via an Alternate Payment Plan contract, $371,980.80-$420,177.60 per annum for full time (1440 hours per year).  Pediatric Emergency physicians are independent contractors and have the opportunity to enjoy the financial benefits of incorporation.

Benefits – Cost of benefits included in contract value            Language of Work – English            Location of practice – Saskatoon

Qualifications/Requirements of the position – Candidates must hold an MD degree, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Certification, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.

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 ( and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron ( and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre ( 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

Phone: (306) 655-0196