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full time Ophthalmology at Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Job ID: 17118


Shared Health (1502-155 Carlton Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 3H8) and The University of Manitoba, Department of Ophthalmology (business addresses noted below), are inviting applications for a Pediatric Ophthalmologist to help address our labour shortage in Manitoba. The temporary position requires the provision of comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology services in a provincial tertiary referral hospital, as well as services for adult strabismus and a comprehensive on call service for patients of all ages as part of the departmental on call rota. Main duties include the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, prescribing medications, surgical treatment, ordering laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic services, consulting with other physicians as required, medical research, and teaching. Job duties are in English.


The successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Medicine Degree with specialization in Ophthalmology, must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology is required; 2 years of fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology is preferred. Experience in the medical and surgical treatment of strabismus, retinopathy of prematurity and pediatric cataracts preferred. Preference will also be given to applicants with a research-based graduate degree.


Compensation is a blend of fee-for-service and an alternate funding arrangement ($550,000+/annum). Specialty Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact for further information. No benefits offered at this time.

Primary Site Location:

Health Sciences Centre – 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9
Misericordia Health Centre – 99 Cornish Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3C 1A2
University of Manitoba – Bannatyne Campus, 750 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3


Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references, should be sent to

Physician Recruitment
Shared Health
1502-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 3H8

Shared Health and the University of Manitoba are committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, MB, CA R3A 1R9
Misericordia Health Centre Winnipeg, MB, CA R3C 1A2
University of Manitoba Winnipeg, CA

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Shared Health (1502-155 Carlton Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 3H8) and The University of Manitoba, Department of Ophthalmol...
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Published on 2022-05-18
Edited on 2022-05-18