Exciting opportunities are available for Family Medicine Physicians and Physician Specialists in the Prince Albert  area. You can find more information on the available positions below or to learn more please contact: Karin.Ferris@saskhealthauthority.ca

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

Opportunity Details
Prince Albert
Full time
Apr 18, 2017
Jul 31, 2018

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The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region is seeking Two Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists for the Victoria Hospital and the Mental Health Unit in Prince Albert. The child psychiatrist must have the training and experience necessary to deal with a wide range of child and adolescent mental health issues; additional training in addictions would be beneficial.

Prince Albert Mental Health Center offers confidential community-based mental health assessment, treatment/counseling, and consultative services. Services can be accessed by family or self-referral, physician referral, agency or school referral. Psychiatric referrals are accepted by physicians only. The clinic is staffed by Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Community Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Therapists, and clerical/support staff.

The PAPHR Mental Health Inpatient Unit is one of three mental health units in the province that provides inpatient psychiatric services to child & youth psychiatry patients. Services are provided in the community, outpatients’ services and in the child/youth inpatient unit at the Victoria Hospital. The inpatient unit has a 29 adult inpatient beds and a dedicated 10 inpatient beds for child & youth. The role is responsible for providing psychiatry services to some communities within the region and as such travel is required.

Call frequency: 1 in 7 (1 weekend every 7 weeks)


Salary: $302,992 - $412,960 per annum, as per the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health Compensation Grid, plus $374.69 per day (weekdays) and $749.38 per day (weekend) for on-call coverage.

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Job Qualifications

Qualification: Candidates are required to be Royal College Certified or have obtained Royal College Eligibility for Licensure

Additional Information

The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region is located over the geographic Centre of Saskatchewan. The largest Centre in the region is Prince Albert regarded as Saskatchewan Gateway to the North with a population of 45,000. There are many lakes and outdoor camping sites, and the natural setting of Prince Albert National Park. We are blessed with a wealth of summer and winter activities hosted in well-groomed city parks, golf courses, and sport facilities, and you are only minutes away from the best resorts in Saskatchewan.

Our jewel of the north is brimming with culture and history. It is a great place to raise children with plenty of year-round family entertainment options and all of the northern shores to explore. The city is directly linked to the city of Saskatoon by the dual-carriage highway and is approximately 1.5 hours away from the Saskatoon International Airport.

The Victoria Hospital is a regional hospital with 164 acute care beds which includes an 8 bed intensive care unit that provides services to a population of 80,000 including northern and northeastern Saskatchewan. There are approximately 1,600 births at the Victoria Hospital per year as well.

If you are interested in a rewarding career please contact:

  • Karin Ferris
  • Prince Albert Parkland Health Region
  • Phone: (306) 765-6433
  • Fax: (306) 765-6401
  • E-mail: karinkferris@paphr.sk.ca


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If you are interested in any of these physician opportunities, please fill out this form. Alternatively, you can contact the SHA.

Prince Albert and area Medical Affairs

1521 – 6th Avenue West
Prince Albert, SK S6V 5K1
Phone: 306-765-6433
Facsimile: 306-765-6401
Email: Karin.Ferris@saskhealthauthority.ca

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