We are seekingteam–oriented and professional Respirologiststo be part of our dynamic and expanding department. This is a fee-for-serviceopportunity. The practice is complimented with regular access to our endoscopysuite, modern PFT (weekly rotation) and the support of a complete range ofmedical and surgical subspecialties. Upon arrival, it is anticipated that youwould share in a 1 in 6 call rotation for the section.
TheRegina Qu’Appelle Health Region is dedicated to learning and is a partner inthe growing educational needs of medical students and residents from theCollege of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.
To help assistin relocation, significant incentive packages are available from theSaskatchewan Medical Association and the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region.
Benefits of living in Regina, Saskatchewan:
ü Saskatchewan is located in western Canada between theprovinces of Alberta and Manitoba, and just to the north of the U.S. states ofNorth Dakota and Montana. Its latest growth figures place it first amongwestern provinces and second amongst all Canadian provinces and territories.Its current population sits around 1,052,050 (Jan. 1, 2011). Saskatchewan also boasts two National Parksand 34 Provincial Parks, among more than two million hectares/five millionacres of parkland.
ü Reginais the provincial capital of Saskatchewan with an urban forest of more than350,000 hand-planted trees, an extensive park system, major attractions, and arich, colourful heritage. It population currently hovers around 200,000 people.
ü The average commute in Regina is less than20 minutes. Of major Canadian cities, Regina also has the second-lowest parkingrates. Monthly parking rates average $125/month and daily rates average only$6.75/day.
ü Reginans boast the highest level ofdiscretionary income at nearly every income level, compared to other majorCanadian cities. At an average of $35,000 discretionary income, Reginans haveDOUBLE the discretionary income of the same income earners in Vancouver.Source: Saskatchewan Finance
ü A house in Regina costs less than ½ of whatthe same house costs in Toronto, Calgary, or Vancouver. Rental rates are alsosome of the lowest in the country. Source: Canadian RealEstate Association
ü The Regina Public SchoolBoard currently operates 45 elementary schools and 9 high schools and the RomanCatholic Separate School Board operates 25 elementary schools and 4 highschools. Public and separate schools are amply equipped with state-of-the-artscience labs, gymnasia and drama and arts facilities. Private schools in Reginainclude Luther College High School, operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Churchin Canada; the Regina Huda School for Islamic education; Harvest City ChristianAcademy; the Western Christian College High School operated by the Churches ofChrist; and the Regina Christian School. Regina also boasts a strongInternational Baccalaureate Program and is home to the University of Regina.
ü Average monthly daycare costs in Regina aresome of the lowest in the country. Source: Stats Canada
ü Within half an hour'sdrive are the summer cottage and camping country and winter ski resorts in theQu'Appelle Valley with Last Mountain and Buffalo Pound Lakes and the fourFishing Lakes of Pasqua, Echo, Mission and Katepwa; slightly farther east areRound and Crooked Lakes, also in the Qu'Appelle Valley, and to the southeastthe Kenosee Lake cottage country.
ü Continuing MedicalEducation (CME) funds, Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)reimbursement…and many other programs and services offered by the SaskatchewanMedical Association
ü Advantageousincorporation laws
For moreinformation on our great city please visit:
Additional information about our Region: (www.rqhealth.ca)
· Encouragesthe opportunity to be a leader in one of the most integrated healthcaredelivery agencies in the country
· Supports two acute care facilities, one rehabilitation facility, sevenrural hospitals and a highly integrated community program
· Employsover 9000 staff, privileges over 580 physicians and provides services to apopulation of approximately 450,000
· Fostersthe opportunity for clinical work, research, teaching and academic appointmentswith the University of Saskatchewan
· Isworking to achieve a balanced lifestyle for our staff and physicians.
Successfulcandidates will hold certification or be eligible for certification from theRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for licensureto practice in Saskatchewan. In accordance with immigration requirements,preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents ofCanada.
For Informationor to submit curriculum vitae please contact:
Kim Merk, ProgramAssociate, Physician Recruitment & Rentention
Regina Qu’AppelleHealth Region
Phone:306-766-0743 Fax: 306-766-3459