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full time Ophthalmology at Brandon Regional Health Centre
Brandon, Manitoba
Job ID: 17267


Shared Health, Prairie Mountain Health and The University of Manitoba, Department of Ophthalmology, are inviting applications for Ophthalmologists to fill our labour shortage in Prairie Mountain Health. The successful applicant will be appointed the rank of lecturer with the University of Manitoba. Clinic support at a reputable ophthalmology clinic in the community is available and surgical privileges at Brandon Regional Health Centre and Minnedosa Health Centre will be provided. Main job duties include diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, prescribing medications and treatment (cataract and anterior segment surgery), ordering lab tests and other diagnostic procedures, consulting with other physicians, medical research, and teaching. These job duties encompass 100% of the position. Job duties are required in English.

As the second largest city in Manitoba, Brandon is the main Hub and referral site for South Western Manitoba. Brandon Regional Health Centre is a fully accredited facility with 300+ bed capacity with 56 surgical beds, 6 operating theatres and 1 minor surgery procedure room. In addition to the Surgical Suites, there is an Endoscopy Unit with 3 endoscopy rooms. Our on-site diagnostic services include Lab and radiology, ultrasound, CT, MRI and nuclear medicine.
With a population of just over 51,000, and a catchment population of over 180,000, Brandon is a thriving rural community with lifestyle opportunities for all ages. Located a short drive of 200 kms west from Winnipeg on the TransCanada highway, Brandon 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 work.

Brandon University has a significant reputation in music, general arts and science programs. Assiniboine Community College provides a wide range of education options (which includes the Institute of Culinary Arts), and we also have Robertson College and the Manitoba Emergency Services College.

Cottage country/camping recreation is second to none with Riding Mountain National Park one hour North, the International Peace Gardens situated on the Manitoba/North Dakota border just over an hour to the south and Spruce Woods provincial park 30 minutes to the West. Brandon’s enthusiastic volunteer base lands many provincial, national and international events. With a population increase of 5%, it is a vibrant community in which to live, work and play.

Check us out, you belong in Brandon!!

Brandon Regional Health Centre ( – Economic Development Brandon


The successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Medicine Degree with specialization in Ophthalmology. The successful candidate must hold or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Fellowship training in various subspecialty areas is an option with surgical support as negotiated. Previous work experience in Manitoba would be given a preference.


Compensation for this position shall be derived from fee for service in accordance with the Doctors Manitoba and Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living negotiated rates.

Primary Site Location: Brandon Regional Health Centre-150 McTavish Avenue East , Brandon MB
Ocular Microsurgery & Laser Centre – 144 6th St, Brandon, MB R7A 3N2
Minnedosa Health Centre – 334 1st Street, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0

Contact Information:

Lori Pakulak (she/her)
Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Note: Physicians may be eligible to receive a recruitment incentive. Please contact the physician recruiter for more information.


Brandon Regional Health Centre Brandon, MB, CA R7A 2B3


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Published on 2022-11-10
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