Family Physicians

Job Description

Nestled in the Porcupine Provincial Forest and just a short drive from Greenwater Lake Provincial Park, the Town of Porcupine Plain is a nature lover’s dream! Porcupine Plain is an agriculture based community and a four-season tourism destination. The Town offers ample opportunity to get outside and explore nature. Enjoy a scenic hike or lounge on the beach at Greenwater Lake; relish quality time with family and friends while quadding or fishing, or take in the beautiful landscape while cross-country skiing. The local snowmobile club grooms over one hundred miles of pristine snowmobile trails, which connect to the 1,000 miles of trails in the NE for an unforgettable experience. If you enjoy hunting, the area has some of the best moose, elk and whitetail deer hunting found anywhere. Porcupine Plain is truly Nature’s Gift!

Our hospital has recently been renovated and the facility, equipment & staff are all top-notch! The new medical clinic is located in the hub of our community center with a fitness room, gymnasium, library, MLA office & playschool. The Town has a population of just over 850, which does not include the surrounding rural areas that then doubles the numbers. Porcupine Plain is known for its welcoming atmosphere, collective spirit and family oriented way of life. The newly built K-12 school includes an attached childcare facility and many youth activities and clubs (Hockey, Baseball, Dance, Scouts, Air Cadets etc.). Porcupine Plain is an extremely safe and charming community to raise your family. Our town has everything one needs with salons, a specialty coffee shop, restaurants and rural pubs with the best home-made meals found anywhere. The quality of life here in NE Saskatchewan is second to none.

Job Duties:
Examine patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures, Consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients' physical and mental health, Prescribe and administer medications and treatments, Provide pre-natal and post-natal care, Advise patients on health care, Report births, deaths, contagious and other diseases to government authorities, Communicate health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention to patients, Perform patient advocacy role, Provide counselling and support to patients and their families on a wide range of health and lifestyle issues, Provide emergency care, Participate on institutional committees.

Please follow this link for more information:
Town of Porcupine Plain

Work Setting:
Porcupine Medical Clinic: 207 Elm Street Porcupine Plain, SK S0E 1H0
Porcupine Carragana Hospital: Windsor Avenue Porcupine Plain, SK S0E 1H0

Job Benefits

$20,000.00 Forgivable Loan for a 2 year Return in Service
Vehicle and Accommodation Assistance.

Additional Supports

Job Qualifications

Languages: English

Education: Degree in Medicine, Completed Family Medicine Residency Training Program

Experience: No experience required, but considered an asset

Security & Safety

Credentials: Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan

Additional Information

Porcupine Carragana Hospital

Services Available:

  • 24- Hour Emergency Outpatient Care
  • Community Wellness Coordinator
  • Inpatient Acute Care
  • Radiology services
  • Laboratory services
  • 3 Respite beds
  • Pre-hospital Emergency (Ambulance)
  • Laboratory Services
  • Palliative Care
  • Inpatient acute care
  • Telehealth

Visiting Services:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietitian
  • Diabetes & Heart Health Education
  • Mental Health & Addictions

Long Term Care (Red Deer Nursing Home):