Developmental Pediatrician

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Developmental Pediatrician

Regina, Saskatchewan Canada

    Posting Date:              February 1, 2021

 Remuneration:         Contract ($375,500)

  Benefits:                        Responsibility of the physician           

  Language of Work: English          

Position Profile:

The Regina Area is seeking a Pediatrician with Developmental Pediatrics fellowship training to join its Department of Pediatrics in Regina, Saskatchewan.

The specialist would join 1 Pediatric Clinical Immunologist and Allergist, 16 Pediatricians, 1 Pediatric Nephrologist and 5 Neonatologists. Pediatricians within the department provide a range of clinical services including community clinics, pediatric outpatient ambulatory services, Wascana Children’s Program for children with developmental needs, normal newborn care, a 26 bed NICU and a 28 bed inpatient pediatric teaching unit and high acuity area. Children requiring PICU care are transferred to a provincial PICU in Saskatoon following stabilization.

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 Pediatrics has distributed training sites in Saskatoon and Regina (https://medicine.usask.ca/department/clinical/pediatrics.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, fueled 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 (SHA): 

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 from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Developmental Pediatrics and be eligible for regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS).  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 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 - Regina Area

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

Email:  kimberly.merk@saskhealthauthority.ca