Site Location: Boundary Trails Health Centre, Surgical Program
Position Summary: Southern Health-Santé Sud and the Surgery Program at Boundary Trails Health Centre is seeking a general Orthopaedic Surgeon to join a busy community practice in Southern Manitoba. A preference will be given to those candidates that have subspecialty training in hip and knee arthroplasty and/or foot and ankle surgery.
The successful candidate will be a part of a team of four orthopedic surgeons who share balanced call, equitable operating time, and a team approach to covering hospital obligations. Call responsibilities are one in four. This position encompasses inpatient and ambulatory patient care responsibilities and requires participation in postgraduate teaching and promotion of community surgical medicine.
Boundary Trails Health Centre is a community-based hospital located between the cities of Winkler and Morden in beautiful Southern Manitoba. The hospital is a 60-bed facility with in- and out-patient physiotherapy and a busy cast clinic. MRI and CT are located on site. A hospital expansion is also underway that includes an expanded Emergency Department, 24 additional inpatient beds, expanded cast clinic, child and youth rehabilitation services, echocardiography suite, enhanced clinical teaching unit, and community services. The Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation is very active in fundraising for the hospital and recently funded a mini C-arm for the Orthopaedics program.
Both Winkler and Morden are growing communities, rich with diversity and local amenities for families and professionals. Both cities offer a variety of restaurants, parks, museums, shops, churches in multiple faiths, and schools in both official languages. Various recreation opportunities are available, including organized sports, hiking, swimming, yoga, arts programs, children’s camps, cycling and mountain biking, dance, and several golf courses in the area. Morden is also home of the annual Corn and Apple Festival and the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. The communities are about a 1.5 hour drive from Winnipeg and about 30 minutes from the United States border. To learn more about our communities please visit www.mymorden.ca & www.cityofwinkler.ca
Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba and have certification in Orthopaedic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Remuneration is fee for service as set by the Manitoba Physician Manual. The proposed start date is September 2023, but this date can be flexible, including if the ideal candidate requires time to complete an additional fellowship.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and full contact information of three references.
Southern Health-Santé Sud and the C.W. Wiebe Medical Centre are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from any and all qualified candidates, however priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Please send your application by mail or email to:
Executive Assistant/Physician Recruitment
Adjointe Exécutive/Recrutement des médecins
Southern Health-Santé Sud
Box/CP 130, 44 Rogers St./44, rue Rogers
Notre Dame de Lourdes MB R0G 1M0
Please note: Application materials, including letters of reference, and interview information will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba). Please also note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.
- Must be eligible for registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.
- Must have certification in Orthopedic Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job.
- Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums.
- Work well in a team environment
Conditions of Employment:
- Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate