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Psychiatrist (Geriatric) - Brandon

Geriatric Psychiatrist
Salaried Position  –  Brandon
Employment Status:                      1.0 EFT Permanent Position

Prairie Mountain Health is offering an opportunity for a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our excellent medical services team in Brandon Manitoba.

With a population of just under 50,000, Brandon is a thriving rural community with lifestyle opportunities for all ages. As the second largest city in the province, Brandon is the main Hub and referral site for South Western Manitoba. Brandon University offers higher education opportunities within the city as well as Assiniboine Community College, Manitoba institute of Culinary Arts and Robertson College.

The successful candidate will be responsible for continuing, comprehensive Psychiatric care to inpatients to the Brandon Centre for Geriatric Psychiatry (CGP) and for providing support to the Community Mental Health services within the Region. CGP is an accredited acute Geriatric psychiatric facility with 22 beds and services the large geographic area (67,000 sq kms) in Prairie Mountain Health.

You will be a valued member of an interdisciplinary team within the Prairie Mountain Health Region working with community mental health providers and Family Physicians. The Psychiatrist will provide admission, examination, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge management of patients requiring psychiatric care at CGP.

In addition to providing 1885 hours/annually (7.25 hrs/daily), the successful candidate will share equally in the Psychiatry on-call roster with other members of his team. Leadership and teaching opportunities are available and encouraged.

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.

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  • The successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Medicine Degree with specialization in Psychiatry.
  • FRCP in Psychiatry or Royal College eligible candidate.
  • Have or be eligibile for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Services delivery system and related community resources is an asset.
  • Must have or obtain proof of Canadian Medical Protective Association coverage under the appropriate category
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

Base income potential is between $338,520 - $500,000.00, but the potential to bill fee-for-service for some services can yield an additional $150,000 to $450,000 annually. Compensation is a combination of salary/on-call stipends/fee-for-service billing as well as opportunities for private practice. Salary and on-call stipends are in accordance with the provincial Doctors Manitoba negotiated contracts.

This position offers an attractive benefits package including pension, paid vacation, paid education leave, parental leave and sick time. Ask us about the Provincial recruitment and relocation grants that are available!

Please Submit Applications to:    Lori Pakulak
    Physician Recruitment Coordinator
    Phone: 204-578-2799
    Fax: 204-629-3400
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    Note: Physicians may be eligible to receive a recruitment incentive. Please contact the physician recruiter for more information.
 Posting Date: December 6, 2022