We are seeking
team–oriented and professional Anesthesiologists
to be part of our dynamic and expanding department. The Regina Qu'Appelle
Health Region’s Anesthesiology Department includes 28 specialist
Anesthesiologists with diverse interests.
anesthesiology service for the full range of surgical practice except
transplant surgery. We also provide care for approximately 4000 obstetric
patients annually, and boast an aggressive cardiac surgical program, providing
opportunity for all department members with recent cardiac anesthesia and TEE
experience, to participate in the program.
We provide care at
two publicly funded hospitals (Regina
General Hospital and Pasqua Hospital),
two private surgical centres, and an off-site Preop Assessment Centre.
Our goal is to
expand to operate 20 surgical theatres. However, we are not yet at this
capacity, running between 14 and 18 theatres daily. Theatres are managed to
allow for reduced capacity during summer and holiday periods, allowing
physicians and staff greater vacation opportunities. Holiday time is negotiable
and most holiday requests can be accommodated, when tendered early.
are 1:5 to 1:6 depending on vacation requests. Most department members take the
day off after call. Some take the day off before an evening of Call. Call is
reimbursed as a stipend from the Specialist Emergency Coverage Program and Fee-for-Service
billing is in addition to the stipend.
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.
To help assist
in relocation, significant incentive packages are available from the
Saskatchewan Medical Association and the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region.
Benefits of living in Regina, Saskatchewan:
ü 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.
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 200,000 people.
ü 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
ü 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
ü A house in Regina costs less than ½ of what
the same house costs in Toronto, Calgary, or Vancouver. Rental rates are also
some of the lowest in the country. Source: Canadian Real
ü 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.
ü Average monthly daycare costs in Regina are
some of the lowest in the country.
Source: Stats Canada
ü 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.
ü Continuing Medical
Education (CME) funds, Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
reimbursement…and many other programs and services offered by the Saskatchewan
information on our great city please visit:
Additional information about our Region: (www.rqhealth.ca)
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
over 9000 staff, privileges over 580 physicians and provides services to a
population of approximately 450,000
the opportunity for clinical work, research, teaching and academic appointments
with the University of Saskatchewan
working to achieve a balanced lifestyle for our staff and physicians.
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 in Saskatchewan. In accordance with immigration
requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents of Canada.
or to submit curriculum vitae please contact:
Kim Merk, Program
Associate, Physician Recruitment & Rentention
306-766-0743 Fax: 306-766-3459