The community of Eston is seeking a full time Family Physician. The Eston Health Centre offers EMS, RN and Physician coverage and consists of 30 LTC beds and 4 program beds. The physician would be expected to participate in the 24 hour on-call rotation in the community of Rosetown.
This Physician will work closely with nurses, and other members of the health care team to meet the specific needs of this community and its surrounding area.
Responsibility of physician.
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 College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). 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 start date for this position is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Town of Eston is located in the heart of West Central Saskatchewan at the junction of Highways 44 and 30. The town has two schools, a K-12 school and the Eston College, a degree-granting institution. Eston is located within the boundaries of the Rural Municipality of Snipe Lake, an oil-rich area which also boasts prime agricultural land as well as many opportunities for hunting and fishing.
It is approximately 20 miles north of the South Saskatchewan River and the Eston Riverside Regional Park, a prairie oasis boasting excellent camping, a nine-hole golf course with grass greens, a swimming pool and recreation hall and facilities. The Lancer Ferry which crosses the South Saskatchewan River is nearby.