Community Orthopaedic Surgeon; Arthroscopy, Shoulder, Sports – Brandon MB
Fee for Service, 1.0 EFT Permanent Position, Full Time.
The Department of Surgery at Prairie Mountain Health in Brandon, Manitoba, is seeking a full-time FRCS(C) qualified General Orthopaedic Surgeon with training and expertise in knee and shoulder arthroscopy and sports injuries.
The successful candidate would join a group of Orthopaedic surgeons to provide community and regional coverage of a full range of Orthopaedic services. Additional experience in other areas such as hip and knee arthroplasty, foot and ankle, or hand and wrist, would be welcomed. Fellowships are preferred, however, with required documentation, other training will be considered.
The candidate must be able to work in a multi-disciplinary, clinical environment with excellent interpersonal skills. They would have access initially to 1 to 2 elective OR slates per week. They will participate in the trauma on-call rotation at the Brandon Regional Health Centre, which is typically one week in five. Specialty and trauma Orthopaedic back up is available in nearby Winnipeg, a 2 hour drive from Brandon.
Brandon Regional Health Centre is a satellite campus for the University of Manitoba and the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and offers the opportunity for you to contribute to the teaching/mentoring of medical learners if desired. Brandon has many opportunities to join existing medical clinics within the city of Brandon.
As the second largest city in Manitoba, Brandon is the main Hub and referral site for South Western Manitoba. Brandon Regional Health Centre is a fully accredited facility with 300+ bed capacity with 56 surgical beds, 6 operating theatres, 3 dedicated endoscopy rooms and 1 minor surgery procedure room We have on-site radiologists who provide ultrasound, CT, MRI services, as well as on-site lab and nuclear medicine services.
With a population of just over 51,000, and a catchment population of over 180,000, Brandon is a thriving rural community with lifestyle opportunities for all ages. Located a short drive of 200 kms west from Winnipeg on the TransCanada highway (which takes approximately 2 hours), Brandon is large enough to supply all the retail, medical, educational, and cultural needs on a daily basis and small enough to avoid high costs of living and long commutes to work.
Brandon University has a significant reputation in music, general arts, and science programs. Assiniboine Community College provides a wide range of education options (which includes the Institute of Culinary Arts), and we also have Robertson College and the Manitoba Emergency Services College.
Cottage country/camping recreation is second to none with Riding Mountain National Park one hour North, the International Peace Gardens situated on the Manitoba/North Dakota border just over an hour to the south and Spruce Woods provincial park 30 minutes to the East. Brandon’s enthusiastic volunteer base lands many provincial, national and international events. With a population increase of 5%, it is a vibrant community in which to live, work and play.
Check us out, you belong in Brandon!!
Brandon Regional Health Centre
Economic Development Brandon
Closing Date: Open Till Filled.
Brandon Regional Health Centre – 150 McTavish Ave E, Brandon, MB R7A 2B3
Minnedosa Health Centre – 334 1st Street, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0
Prairie Mountain Health Corporate Office: 192 1st Avenue West, P.O Box 579, Souris MB R0K 2C0
- Must hold an MD degree or equivalent from an accredited medical school
- Completed postgraduate fellowship qualifications prior to appointment
- Current or eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
- Have or hold eligibility for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Must be a member of CMPA or provide proof of equivalent malpractice insurance
Compensation for this position shall be derived from fee for service in accordance with the Doctors Manitoba and Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living negotiated rates.
Please Submit Applications to:
Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references, should be sent to:
Lori Pakulak (she/her/hers)
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Prairie Mountain Health
Phone (204) 578-2799
Only those who are being interviewed will be contacted directly.
Prairie Mountain Health is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.