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Neurologist

Regina, Saskatchewan Canada

   Posting Date:              February 1, 2021

Remuneration:         Fee-for-service

Benefits:                        Responsibility of the physician           

Language of Work: English          

Position Profile:

The Regina Area with the Saskatchewan Health Authority has a wonderful opportunity for full-time or locum Neurologists in a community based, fee-for-service practice to provide service to a large referral base comprising Regina and southern Saskatchewan and to build a busy practice in an up to date setting. The area and division are committed to assisting our members to achieve a balanced lifestyle.

The specialist will join our team of 8 Neurologists. They will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team providing a wide scope of neurology services for the growing population of Regina and southern Saskatchewan.

Our Neurologists have admitting and consulting privileges and provide service at our two acute care sites (Regina General Hospital and Pasqua Hospital). The Pasqua Hospital, a community-based hospital and referral center, specializes in Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Urology and Pediatric Oncology. The Regina General Hospital, our trauma center represents all major surgical specialties, except transplant and is home to our Clinical Teaching Unit.

Call coverage is a requirement for the position. In addition to fee-for-service, you would be eligible for any on-call stipend consistent with the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program.

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. 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 Medicine has distributed training sites in Saskatoon and Regina.

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: 

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:

The successful candidate will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Neurology. Candidates with subspecialty focus on movement disorders will be given priority. Candidates should be eligible for provisional or regular licensure through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of 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 Medicine in the Regina Area and will be appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.

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, Manager

Saskatchewan Health Authority – Regina Area

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

Email:  kimberly.merk@saskhealthauthority.ca