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full time Other Specialty at Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job ID: 16047


The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba and the Palliative Care and Child Health, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, are seeking applications for the position of Section Head, Pediatric Palliative Care.

The Section Head, Pediatric Palliative Care, in addition to clinical practice, is responsible for administrative leadership, education, research, standards and quality within the section.


Applicants are preferably certified in Pediatrics or have certification in Palliative Medicine with foundational training in Family Medicine. A minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical palliative care is preferred with a focus on pediatric palliative care. Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. The ideal candidate possesses a strong affinity and track record in clinical and academic leadership.


Remuneration is derived from FFS as well as a clinical stipend. Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact for further information.

Primary Site Location:

Health Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg MB


Interested candidates should submit the following materials: 1) a letter of application, 2) outline of professional and teaching interests; 2) an outline of research plans 3) curriculum vitae; and 4) names and contact information of three referees on or before January 31, 2019.

Dr. Terry Klassen
Head, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health
Max Rady College of Medicine
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
Children’s Hospital
CE208 – 840 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1S1

The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health is comprised of more than 90 geographical full-time physicians representing all Pediatric Subspecialties, as well as with 6 full time PhD Scientists and many more primary affiliated Faculty Members. The WRHA Palliative Care Program is highly regarded nationally and internationally for excellence in patient care.

The University of Manitoba and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, 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.

Application materials will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2019 or until the position has been filled.


Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, MB, CA R3A 1R9

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Published on 2018-12-17
Edited on 2018-12-17