Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Saskatoon, Department of Seniors Health and Continuing Care, Division of Client Patient Access Services seek a family physician with an interest in Geriatrics to work with the Seniors First Program.
Seniors First is an enhancement of existing home and geriatric services within the Saskatchewan Health Authority-Saskatoon.
prevent hospital admissions; reduce unnecessary visits to the ER and support frail older adults to safely age in place.
are at risk of hospitalization or readmission; consent to having services at home and live in Saskatoon.
Preference will be given to candidates with a background in geriatric medicine. The Physician will be working in partnership with Community Physicians and programs and in a collegial interdisciplinary team-
based care environment. Team members include Home Care, Nurse Practitioners, Geriatric Psychiatry, Paramedics, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Pharmacists, Recreational Therapists, Social Work, and many others.
Qualifications / Requirements of the position Eligibility for Canadian certification in Family Medicine, licensure in the province of Saskatchewan and membership on the SHA Practitioners Staff.