St. Joseph’s Hospital, located in Southeast Saskatchewan, is seeking a team-oriented and professional Family Physician to be part of our health care team. This physician will work within a multi-disciplinary team in providing primary health care services to the community of Estevan and area and will work collaboratively with other medical professionals to support the acute care and emergency services for the area. This position will be worked out of Estevan Medical Group located in St. Joseph’s Hospital.
St. Joseph's Hospital of Estevan is a fully accredited Health Care Facility; services provided include: Acute Care, Obstetrics Ward, Operating Room, Emergency Room, Dialysis Ward, full diagnostics including Laboratory, X-Ray, Ultrasound & CT Services.
This position is open until filled and may be filled prior to the posting close date. The Community: Saskatchewan is located in western Canada between the provinces of Alberta and Manitoba, and just to the north of the U.S. states of North Dakota and Montana. Its latest growth figures place it first among western provinces and second amongst all Canadian provinces and territories. Its current population sits around 1.13 million (Oct. 1, 2014). Saskatchewan also boasts two National Parks and 34 Provincial Parks, among more than two million hectares/five million acres of parkland. Estevan is a city of approximately 13,600 people which services a prosperous oil field, mining and coal sector, and broader farming area. The city offers an excellent leisure centre with indoor pool and gym facilities, shopping, and year-round events and activities. Estevan is situated approximately 200 km from Regina, the provincial capital of Saskatchewan. Regina boasts an urban forest of more than 350,000 hand-planted trees, an extensive park system, major attractions, shopping, and a rich, colourful heritage. Its population currently hovers around 230,000 people. A variety of elementary educational institutions are available including French immersion, religious and public school options. High school education is available at the Estevan Comprehensive School.
For more information on our great city and province, please visit https://estevan.ca/ and www.sasktourism.com Job Benefits The SMA provides members with various physician programs and benefits, each with its own criteria and features. Reimbursement of relocation expenses between $5000-$7500 depending on location in exchange for 1 year return in service. Job Qualifications The successful candidate must have: licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (r be eligible for) certification with theRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. (or be eligible for) valid drivers license successful SHA credentialing including but not limited to 3 acceptable references and an acceptable criminal record check with vulnerable sector search current Canadian Medical Protective Associationcoverage. legal entitlement to work in Canada. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents.
Additional Information Interested applicants should apply online to this posting or contact:
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Box 2003 / 808 Souris Valley Road
Weyburn, SK S4H 2Z9
For inquiries about licensure, contact:
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
Tel: (306) 244-7355
Fax: (306) 244-0090
St. Joseph's Hospital is a fully accredited Hospital including:
Operating Room with 2 full theatres
Medical Ward with Full Time ICU
24 Hour Emergency Department
Full Laboratory and Diagnostics