Our Region: (www.rqhealth.ca)
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region offers opportunities for medical professionals to be part of a dynamic health team providing superior patient care. The health region serves a base of 500,000 in southern Saskatchewan. Our region includes many rural communities surrounding the provincial capital city. Services across the region include acute care and long-term care facilities as well as highly integrated community programs.
Our Child Psychiatry Opportunity:
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region has opportunities for Child Psychiatrists in a fee-for-service practice, who has an interest in a diverse and consultative style of practice. Services are provided in the community, at Child & Youth Services and in the 10 bed dedicated adolescent unit and day hospital at the Regina General Hospital. The range of programs includes: cognitive disability screening, mental health/addiction services, suicide awareness, young offender services, rehabilitation of severely disturbed youth and the assessment, treatment and case management of emotional/developmental and behavioral disorders.
Call coverage allows for a balanced lifestyle as it is shared with all other Psychiatrists in the Department.
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is dedicated to learning and is a partner in the growing educational needs of medical students and residents from the College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.
Successful candidates will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for licensure to practice inSaskatchewan. Applicants must also be eligible for membership with theCanadianAcademyof Child Psychiatry.
In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents ofCanada.
Benefits of living in Regina, Saskatchewan:
- 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 1,052,050 (Jan. 1, 2011). Saskatchewan also boasts two National Parks and 34 Provincial Parks, among more than two million hectares/five million acres of parkland.
- Regina is the provincial capital of Saskatchewan with an urban forest of more than 350,000 hand-planted trees, an extensive park system, major attractions, and a rich, colourful heritage. It population currently hovers around 230,000 people.
- The average commute in Regina is less than 20 minutes. Of major Canadian cities, Regina also has the second-lowest parking rates. Monthly parking rates average $125/month and daily rates average only $6.75/day.
- Reginans boast the highest level of discretionary income at nearly every income level, compared to other major Canadian cities. At an average of $35,000 discretionary income, Reginans have DOUBLE the discretionary income of the same income earners in Vancouver. Source: Saskatchewan Finance.
- The Regina Public School Board currently operates 45 elementary schools and 9 high schools and the Roman Catholic Separate School Board operates 25 elementary schools and 4 high schools. Public and separate schools are amply equipped with state-of-the-art science labs, gymnasia and drama and arts facilities. Private schools in Regina include Luther College High School, operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada; the Regina Huda School for Islamic education; Harvest City Christian Academy; the Western Christian College High School operated by the Churches of Christ; and the Regina Christian School. Regina also boasts a strong International Baccalaureate Program and is home to the University of Regina.
- Average monthly daycare costs in Regina are some of the lowest in the country. Source: Stats Canada
- Within half an hour's drive are the summer cottage and camping country and winter ski resorts in the Qu'Appelle Valley with Last Mountain and Buffalo Pound Lakes and the four Fishing Lakes of Pasqua, Echo, Mission and Katepwa; slightly farther east are Round and Crooked Lakes, also in the Qu'Appelle Valley, and to the southeast the Kenosee Lake cottage country.
- Continuing Medical Education (CME) funds, Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) reimbursement…and many other programs and services offered by the Saskatchewan Medical Association
- Advantageous incorporation laws
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Additional information about our Region: (www.rqhealth.ca)
- Encourages the opportunity to be a leader in one of the most integrated healthcare delivery agencies in the country
- Supports two acute care facilities, one rehabilitation facility, seven rural hospitals and a highly integrated community program
- Employs over 9,000 staff, privileges over 600 physicians, approximately 46 Regina-based residents and provides services to a population of approximately 500,000
- Fosters the opportunity for clinical work, research, teaching and academic appointments with the University of Saskatchewan
- Is working to achieve a balanced lifestyle for our staff and physicians
A recruitment incentive package is available for this position.
For Information or to submit curriculum vitae please contact:
Kimberly Merk, Coordinator
Physician Recruitment and Retention
Phone – 306-766-0743
Fax – 306-766-3459
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. K. Falkenberg
Interim Head, Department of Psychiatry
Email – email@example.com
Posting Date: December 13, 2013