Career Opportunities

Geriatrician

The Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Medicine Program invite applications for a geriatrician.  Currently, there are four geographical full-time physicians within the Section.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing August 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible, for a term of 2 years, renewable upon favourable review.  Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.  

Candidates must have senior specialty qualifications in Geriatric Medicine in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Certification in Geriatric Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is preferred.

The candidate would be joining an established geriatric program, which is the oldest section of geriatrics in the country, and is home to an extensive clinical program including Geriatric Day Hospitals, inpatient Geriatric Assessment Units, and home visiting teams.

The University of Manitoba is a major research university located in the city of Winnipeg.  The city has a rich cultural environment with symphony, opera, dance, theatre and ethnic festivals.  The region also provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons.

The University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact physicianrecruitment@wrha.mb.ca for further information.

Contact

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references to:  

Chair, Search Committee

Department of Internal Medicine

Room GC425, Health Sciences Centre

820 Sherbrook Street

Winnipeg, MB  Canada  R3A 1R9


Posted January 19, 2018

Closing date: April 30, 2018

MSAS 2367-513