Adult Psychiatrist

Adult Psychiatrist

Regina, Saskatchewan Canada

   Posting Date: February 1, 2021

Remuneration: Fee-for-service or contract (in addition to on call and teaching stipends which are remunerated separately.)

Benefits: Responsibility of the physician            

Language of Work: English          

Position Profile:

We are seeking a team-oriented and professional community-based Adult Psychiatrists to be part of our dynamic and expanding department in Regina, Saskatchewan with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA). Candidates with a special interest and additional training in Psychotherapy would be preferred. The position provides an opportunity to work in a broad clinical population within a continuum of services. 

Call coverage allows for a balanced lifestyle as it is shared with all other Psychiatrists in the Department.

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. You will be expected to contribute to the delivery of the academic mandate of the department, both undergraduate and post-graduate programs.

The University of Saskatchewan is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training. The Department of Psychiatry has distributed training sites in Saskatoon and Regina (https://medicine.usask.ca/department/clinical/psychiatry.php).

The Community:

Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada and is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with a steadily growing population exceeding 230,000. According to MacLean's Best Communities in Canada 2019, Regina came in second in the Prairies and 74th across the country, scoring well in population growth, commute, amenities and culture. Regina was Canada’s 33rd fastest-growing community in 2019, adding 12.7 per cent more residents over the past five years. 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 Psychiatry. Candidates will be eligible for provisional or 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 successful applicant is expected to participate in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education programs of the Department of Psychiatry in the Regina Area.

The start date for this position is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For Information or to submit curriculum vitae, please contact:

Kimberly Merk-Brown

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Practitioner Staff Affairs - Regina

Phone:  306-766-0743 | Fax:  306-766-3459

Email:  kimberly.merk@saskhealthauthority.ca