| We are seeking exceptional Pediatricians (FRCPC) to be part of our dynamic and expanding department. In particular we are seeking general pediatricians with a desire to include pediatric palliative care, developmental pediatrics, or child maltreatment pediatrics as part of their practice. |
Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region’s Pediatric Department includes 13 Pediatricians, 1 Developmental Pediatrician, 1 Pediatric Nephrologist, 1 Pediatric Clinical Immunologist & Allergist and 5 Neonatologists. Pediatricians within the department provide a range of clinical services including community clinics, pediatric outpatient ambulatory services, Wascana Children’s Program for children with developmental needs, normal newborn care, a 26 bed NICU and a 28 bed inpatient pediatric teaching unit and high acuity area. Children requiring PICU care are transferred to a provincial PICU in Saskatoon following stabilization.
Members of the department are eligible for appointment to the faculty of the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, and take part in academic services including teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate learners. Weekly pediatric grand rounds are provided by Telehealth from Saskatoon in addition to monthly pediatric educational rounds, and quality improvement meetings.
Successful candidates will join the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region’s Pediatric Department in a full-time or locum fee-for-service position providing both inpatient pediatric services and a community pediatric practice. Call requirements are negotiated to ensure appropriate coverage while providing the necessary work-life balance for department members. Currently call requirements range from 2-6 overnight calls per month, 2-6 weeks on duty in the pediatric teaching unit per year and up to 6 weeks on duty in the mother baby unit per year. Those participating in call are reimbursed as part of the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program and also bill fee-for-service for work completed.
Successful candidates will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for provisional or regular licensure to practice in Saskatchewan. Preference will be given to candidates with academic and research experience and with subspecialty training in areas that have the potential to enhance our general pediatric service. These include, but are not limited to, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Developmental Pediatrics, Child Maltreatment, Social Pediatrics, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Diabetes Care and Asthma.
In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
Candidates should be eligible for provisional or regular license through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.
For information or to submit a CV, please contact:
Kimberly Merk, Coordinator, Physician Recruitment & Retention
Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region
|Remuneration: Fee for Service / Hourly:||Yes|
|Location:||Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada|
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