Practitioner Staff Affairs Department News - July 2017

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Practitioner Staff Affairs Department News - July 2017


In an effort to continue with transparency open communication with the practitioner staff, the PSA office would like to convey information related to concern handling and contract processing.

  • The PSA office is currently assisting medical leadership (Section Heads/Department Heads and the SMO) with 16 existing practitioner concerns. One practitioner concern was forwarded in the last 30 days. Eleven concerns have been brought to conclusion.
  • The PSA office is currently working through administrative medical leadership contracts and clinical contracts, including new positions and renewal of existing contracts. The patience of those practitioner staff with contracts in progress is greatly appreciated. Thirteen new contracts have been created and offered to practitioners in the last 30 days. Outstanding contracts remain a priority for the PSA office.
  • Our recruiting staff continue to work with departments to address the practitioner demands of the region. Eight new practitioners have been recruited to the region in the last 30 days.

Submitted by:  Steve Chard, Acting Director, Practitioner Staff Affairs

Practitioner Staff Affairs is attempting to determine the recruitment needs for additional surgical assistants within the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region.  We ask that physicians from the Department of Surgery and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology please take 5 minutes to complete the following survey on your perceived need for additional Surgical Assistants.  We request that you please complete the survey by August 5, 2017.

Submitted by:  Kimberly Merk, Coordinator, Physician Recruitment & Retention

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