Three family physicians (general practitioners) are sought for exciting new roles in a fast growing well established medical center in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The posts offer great remuneration, with fee for service contracts and incentive schemes. The practice has just moved to a new downtown, dedicated clinic site with modern facilities, electronic medical records and appointment booking.
The practice was established in 1991 in Saskatoon and served the city and surrounding area with general family medicine services for decades. It is a three physician practice. In April 2020, it moved to a new site in central Saskatoon, close to the commercial center, and has a large and fast growing patient base creating an urgent demand for additional physicians. The clinic is modern and well equipped with physician’s personal offices as well as 2 examination rooms and access to a procedure room. It has a state of the art Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system, electronic laboratory results, on line appointment booking system, e-faxing, on site spirometry and ECG starting in 2021.There is a high volume of pedestrian traffic to the clinic and abundant local free parking. A pharmacy is located beside the clinic.
Role – General Practitioner
You will work 9-5 office hours Monday – Friday seeing patients on a walk in or appointment booking system according to your preference. Remuneration is on a 70/30 split paid two weekly, no holdbacks. An incentivized split of 75/25 is available.
You will need to obtain a licence to practice as a family physician from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan. This requires and IELTS test (for non native English speakers), primary source verification of qualifications via the ECFMG, MCCQE 1 pass (or USLME 3) and family medicine residency.
Saskatoon, named after the famous berries of the prairies, is the largest city of the province of Saskatchewan which is located between Alberta and Manitoba. Surrounded by endless fields of shimmering wheat, Saskatoon is a pocket of Saskatchewan's culture, vitality, and welcoming prairie spirit. City streets are buzzing with an infusion of new restaurants and residents, breweries and bars, making Saskatoon one of Canada’s fastest growing cities.
With the South Saskatchewan flowing through the middle of town, river life is integral to the heart of the city. Almost half of the city is on each side of the river, so crossing east and west over the bridges, seeing the river, and walking the riverbank trails all are part of daily life here.
With more sunlight per year than any other Canadian city, Saskatoon comes alive in summer, with celebrations like jazz, theater, and folk festivals held June to August.
During winter, kicksledding and cross-country skiing are popular in Meewasin. The Potash Corp Wintershines festival takes place late January/early February, with an ice park, ice carving competitions, and soup cook-offs.
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