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Internist/Hospitalist - Brandon

Internist/Hospitalist - Brandon
Opportunities for Full Time Positions
 Brandon Regional Health Centre

Prairie Mountain Health is currently recruiting 2 Full Time (1.0 EFT) Internists to join the Hospitalists team at Brandon Regional Health Centre. The Brandon Regional Health Centre has 313 beds with a moderate-volume ER and a 10-bed ICU providing care to medical and surgical patients. Diagnostic Services consist of Radiology, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, and Nuclear Medicine. Other medical programs include Dialysis, Chemotherapy, Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Cardiology, Respirology, and Gastroenterology. There are over 100 physicians, including family physicians and specialists, with admitting privileges at the health centre, and numerous medical clinics located throughout the city.

 
Employment Status:                  
Successful Applicants for the General Internal Medicine Hospitalist position will be contracted with Prairie Mountain Health for the week of Hospitalist duty and for the weeks off service will be able to bill fee for service, as per the current Manitoba Physicians manual negotiated in the Master Agreement between the Minister of Health and Doctors Manitoba.

Contract compensation is derived in accordance with the current agreement between the Minister of Health and Doctors Manitoba for On Call specialist Doc of the Day/Hospitalist - hourly rate is $147.85/on call rate $709.65 with on call premiums. Total weekly Hospitalist pay is $12,507.98.

As this is a contract position, successful applicants are responsible for arranging their own benefits, if desired.

 Qualifications:
 
  • Must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.
  • Must hold or be eligible for Internal Medicine certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Must have or obtain proof of Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage under the appropriate category
  • Must have experience managing hospitalized patients
     
Description:

 

Prairie Mountain Health is looking for General Internal Medicine specialists to fill the role of Hospitalist at the Brandon Regional Health Centre. The primary role of the General Internal Medicine Hospitalist is to look after patients presenting to the hospital requiring inpatient admissions who do not have a physician with admitting privileges. This position will support the Family Medicine Hospitalists by taking on the more difficult cases during Hospitalist duty as well as providing Internal Medicine inpatient consults during the weeks off service. In serving as the Most Responsible Physician, you will manage all care including work-up, appropriate referrals, planning discharge and liaising with the community primary care providers.


A full-time Hospitalist position provides 26 weeks of care per year (7 days on/ 7 days off). The work week extends Monday-Sunday from 0800 - 1700 hours. There would be an on-call responsibility of a minimum average of 3 to 3.5 nights per week.

Additional Internal Medicine consultative work is available on a fee-for-service basis on the off service weeks.

Brandon is a thriving city with a population of over 55,000, located 200 km west of Winnipeg on the TransCanada Highway. It 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 travel problems. Brandon University has a significant reputation in music, general arts and science programs. Assiniboine Community College provides a wide range of education options. Riding Mountain National Park is one hour north of the city, and the Peace Gardens are situated on the Manitoba/North Dakota border just over an hour to the south. There are numerous other recreational areas in Western Manitoba. Dubbed “The Host City”, Brandon’s enthusiastic volunteer base land many provincial, national and international events. The “Wheat City” is a vibrant community in which to live, work and play. Brandon Regional Health Centre is also a satellite program site for the University of Manitoba Medical School and promotes on site learning in the Brandon Hospital.

Primary Location: Brandon Regional Health Centre-150 McTavish Avenue East, Brandon MB, R7A 2B3
Prairie Mountain Health Corporate Office; 192 1st Avenue West, P/O Box 579, Souris MB R0K 2C0
 
Please Submit Applications to:

 

Lori Pakulak
Medical Services
Phone: (204) 622-4187
Fax: (204) 629-3400
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 Posting Date: October 12, 2018