Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist Locum

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist Locum

Posting Date:  June 24, 2021

Position profileSaskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) – Saskatoon and University Saskatchewan, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation seek a full-time locum General Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist for a 1 year term from July 1/2021-June 30/2022.  The position will be located at the Rehabilitation Centre at Saskatoon City Hospital.  The successful candidate will participate in neurological and musculoskeletal rehabilitation as well as clinical teaching of medical students and residents.  Inter-disciplinary rehabilitation teams, inpatient consultations and outpatient clinics are components of the position.

The Saskatchewan Health Authority offers a competitive rate based on compensation levels outlined in the academic clinical funding plan, prorated according to the proportion of full time service provided.   For compensation details and incentives information please contact: Dr Gary Linassi, Provincial Department Head, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation via email:  

Compensation details – Contract      Benefits – Responsibility of the physician   Location of practice – Saskatoon, SK

Qualifications/Requirements of the positionThe successful applicants will have or be eligible for certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.


The City - Saskatoon Shines - Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan with more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city. Saskatoon is in the first place a university city with a large student and faculty population. 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. Saskatoon offers 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.


The 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 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 U of S 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 (

To Apply: SHA 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, please submit your curriculum vitae in confidence to either:

Dr A. Gary Linassi-Provincial Department Head

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Saskatchewan Health Authority


Jennifer Grunert, Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Practitioner Staff Affairs

Suite 6740 - Royal University Hospital

103 Hospital Drive | Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8


Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled.