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Family Physician - Brandon Centre for Geriatric Psychiatry

Family Physician
Brandon Centre for Geriatric Psychiatry
Salaried – Brandon
Employment Status:                     1.0 EFT Indefinate Term Position (salaried)
  • Must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • Must be a member in good standings with the Canadian Medical Protective Association.
  • CCFP preferred.
Closing Date:   open till filled

Responsible for providing continuing, comprehensive Medical Care to the Psychiatric inpatients at the Brandon Centre for Geriatric Care such as:

History and Physical on admission, medical reconciliations, ordering and review of investigations as required, attending ward rounds as warranted by patient needs, arranging specialist consults as needed, arranging transfers to the Hospitalist care if required, PCH panelling, medication reviews and ongoing communication with the psychiatric unit.

The position also requires participation in the afterhours and weekend on call schedule shared with other physicians for all psychiatry patients at the Centre for Geriatric Psychiatry, Centre for Adult Psychiatry and Crisis Stabilization Unit.

    This a salaried position and is paid as per the Brandon Psychiatrist and GP Collective Agreement between Prairie Mountain Health and Doctors.  The salary is based on 1885 hours of work per year or 260/7.25-hour days of medical services/specialist medical services per annum (inclusive of vacation, statutory holiday and continuing medical education leave days). On call stipends are paid at $525.00/24 hour call. This remuneration is in accordance with the provincial on call specialist; Doc of the Day agreement and is dependent on the volume of call provided annually.

Prairie Mountain Health covers an area of 66,201 square kilometers on the southwestern side of the Province of Manitoba with a population of 160,720. The region includes 115 towns and communities including the city of Brandon which is the referral centre for a catchment of nearly 200,000, 14 First Nations communities, and four French language communities.

Prairie Mountain Health employs over 8,500 people and operates 22 acute care/transitional facilities and 42 long-term care facilities. There are over 190 primary care physicians and 70 specialists providing medical services in the area.

Brandon is a thriving city with a population of over 48,000, 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 long commutes to the workplace.  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 lands many provincial, national and international events.  The “Wheat City” is a vibrant community in which to live, work and play.

Please Submit Applications to:   Lori Pakulak - Medical Services
    Ph: (204) 622-4187  |  Fx: (204) 629-3400
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 Posting date: August 1, 2019