Family Physician- Primary Health Care
Saskatchewan Health
Fort Qu'Appelle
1d ago

Job Description

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), Southeast Area invites applications for the position of family physician in a rural family medicine practice in the town of Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan.

The Touchwood Qu’Appelle Primary Health Care Network provides core and rotational services to Fort Qu’Appelle, Balcarres, Lestock and Raymore.

Based out of the Fort Qu’Appelle Primary Health Care Centre the physician will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team in providing primary health care services to the community of 2500 (increased population in summer months), the rural municipalities, and the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council communities.

Position details include :

  • Facilitate and improve access to office appointments and ongoing medical care, recognizing the volume and demand for clinical services;
  • Promote and expand primary health care with a focus on delivery of a continuum of comprehensive and coordinated services responsive to community needs;
  • Establish / enhance an integrated system of health services accessible on a 24 / 7 basis, through networks and teams of health providers;
  • call coverage is shared with a 1 : 7 Rotation based on current physician group);
  • Provide quality patient care through establishing strong patient-physician relationships, documentation of assessment and intervention in patient record, and efficient and effective communication within the multidisciplinary team;
  • Participate in health promotion programs and primary care initiatives which improve access and care to clients;
  • Attend the medical advisory committee and other meetings as required;
  • Participate in continuing medical education activities, including mandatory training;
  • Lead the education, supervision and evaluation of medical students and other healthcare professionals.
  • The SHA 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. Job Qualifications

    This individual should be a team player, be able to interact effectively with patients, colleagues, staff and management, and function well in a high volume environment with a commitment to provision of high quality patient and family centered care.

    The candidate will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the . Successful applicants will be eligible for a provisional or regular license to practice in Saskatchewan.

    Applicants will also hold ACLS certification.

    In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

    The successful applicant is expected to participate in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education programs of the Department of Family Medicine in the Regina Area.

    The start date for this position is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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