• Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
  • Position: Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
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  • Organization: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan
  • Website: www.cps.sk.ca
  • Location: Saskatoon
  • Term: Permanent; full-time
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    The College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPSS) is a statutory, self-regulating body established by legislation of the Government of Saskatchewan and charged with the responsibility of: Licensing properly qualified medical practitioners; Developing and ensuring the standards of practice in all fields of medicine; Investigating and disciplining of all doctors whose standards of medical care, ethical or professional conduct are questioned.

    The organization’s mission is “to serve the public by regulating the practice of medicine and guiding the profession to achieve the highest standards of care.”

    To learn more about organizations that protect the public through licensing and professional regulation, visit the Canadian Regulatory Guide.

    the role

    Based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the Registrar and CEO will be accountable to the CPSS Council and its Executive Committee. The Registrar & CEO provides strategic leadership for, and stewardship of, the CPSS human and material resources mandated to support the College in executing its regulatory role within the medical profession and delivering its related programs and services. The CEO also acts as the primary medical professional resource to the Council, with particular emphasis on relevant legislation, regulations and bylaws as well as CPSS operations. They will monitor the College’s regulatory and operational policy framework to ensure best practices are identified and applied and recommend policy direction for addressing emerging concerns.

    The CEO advises the Council and others with respect to the legislative, regulatory and bylaw implications and best practices available to assist in addressing the College’s challenges and opportunities. They direct all operations for the College including financial, administrative, program and service activities while ensuring operational alignment with the College’s Mission Statement and compliance with established strategic direction, policy, legal and funding requirements. The CEO provides strategic support for the College in its relationships with stakeholders, and with government relations. This position leads the senior management team which plans and monitors the operationalization of the College’s strategic plan.


    The successful candidate possesses a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree and has a minimum of 15 years’ of experience in leadership roles. A combination of leadership experience in the health field with a preference to regulatory services will be considered. Travel within and beyond the province is routine.

    to apply

    To explore this exciting opportunity further, please submit your resume via the blue “Apply” button by visiting the Boyden Canada Opportunities website at https://www.boyden.ca/canada/opportunities or on this website.

    The application portal will remain open until the position is filled.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.