Battlefords Union Hospital
NORTH BATTLEFORD, SASKATCHEWAN (CANADA).
Posting Date: June 6, 2019
Remuneration: $316,000 - $363,000
(Including professional expenses and benefits)
Language of Work: English
The Saskatchewan Health Authority:
The SHA is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely healthcare for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve frontline patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure that patients receive high quality, timely healthcare, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.
The SHA supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients. We welcome applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is seeking a General/Anatomical Pathologist to join one other pathologist at the Battlefords Union Hospital in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada. The position is full-time permanent; however, locum and part-time applicants would be considered.
The Battlefords Union Hospital is a regional hospital, serving north western Saskatchewan. The laboratory processes approximately 7,200 surgical pathology cases per year. There are no autopsies performed on site. In addition to Anatomical Pathology, services are provided in Biochemistry, Hematology and Coagulation, Transfusion Medicine and Microbiology. Experience in at least one of the clinical areas would be an asset.
Consultation services and support are readily available from Prince Albert and the nearby university centre of Saskatoon.
The successful candidate must work in a team-based, client focused environment, and partner with all team members to improve employee and patient safety by integrating safe work practices, identifying risk and implementing improvements when required. In addition, it is essential that the successful candidate exhibit excellent communication skills, collaborate collegially and effectively with colleagues, laboratory staff and other medical professionals, and provide a strong commitment to high quality patient and physician services.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority – North West Area covers a large and geographically-diverse area in the North West part of central Saskatchewan. Economically, the North West area is a vibrant and growing region with key industries such as agriculture, oil and gas, forestry, tourism and recreation. The North West area of the Saskatchewan Health Authority has over 100,000 residents. Approximately 19,000 people live in the Battlefords (North Battleford and neighboring Battleford) with a larger catchment area in the neighbouring towns, villages and First Nations communities. Please visit the City of North Battleford website at www.cityofnb.ca and the Town of Battleford website at www.battleford.ca for more information on the beautiful community of the Battlefords.
Recruitment and relocation incentives available.
The successful candidate shall have or be eligible for certification in General/Anatomical Pathology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful candidate must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan and have current Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage.
In accordance with Canadian Foreign Worker Requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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 successful applicant is expected to participate in the undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education programs of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Services in the North West Area.
The start date for this position is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For Information or to submit curriculum vitae, please contact:
Cammie Vany, Practitioner Staff Affairs Coordinator
Saskatchewan Health Authority - North West Area
Phone: (306) 446-6978 | Fax: (306) 446-4114
[1 November 2019, #8977, exp. 7 June 2020]