Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA

Posting Date:                   August 20\, 2020

Remuneration:                Contract ($371,977 to $420,174 annually)

Benefits:                           Responsibility of the physician       

Language of Work:         English          

Position Profile:

The Regina Area of the Saskatchewan Health Authority is seeking dynamic and exceptional Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists to be part of our dynamic and expanding department.

The Regina Pediatric Department includes Pediatricians, Developmental Pediatrician, Pediatric Nephrologist, Pediatric Clinical Immunologist & Allergist, Neonatologists, Neonatal Clinical Assistants and a number of visiting Pediatric subspecialists. Children requiring PICU care are transferred to a provincial PICU in Saskatoon following stabilization.

The Emergency Medicine Department physicians in Regina provide coverage for all shifts in an established rotation that averages 32 hours per week. Emergency services are provided 24/7 at two sites within Regina; the Pasqua Hospital which is a 218 bed community facility and the Regina General Hospital which has 403 beds and is the trauma center for southern Saskatchewan. Both sites are fully supported with sub-specialty coverage including 3 CT scanners and 2 MRI's.

The successful candidate will provide ER services to pediatric patients and will be interested in a clinical and academic career to provide excellence in meeting the acute medical care needs of children and youth. The successful applicant is expected to participate in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education programs of the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Regina Area. Successful applicants will have an identified non-clinical area of expertise (e.g., quality improvement, education) that they can bring to the group to further our University, Health Authority, and Provincial mandates.

The Community:

Regina is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with a steadily growing population exceeding 200,000. Regina is known for its generous, friendly people and rich community pride, fuelled by the “I Love Regina” campaign. This welcoming prairie city has an abundance of parks, sports and recreational facilities, bicycle pathways, family attractions and an exceptional quality of life. There are many attractions and events that take place all year in Regina for residents and tourists alike (www.regina.ca).

The Saskatchewan Health Authority: 

The SHA is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely healthcare for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve frontline 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 healthcare, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.

The SHA supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients. We welcome applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. 

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine. Preference will be given to candidates with Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship and/or experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Candidates will 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 immediate. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For Information or to submit curriculum vitae, please contact:

Kimberly Merk-Brown

Saskatchewan Health Authority – Regina Area

Phone:  306-766-0743

Email:  Kimberly.merk@saskhealthauthority.ca