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Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Site Medical Director, Emergency Program

Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg

1538786

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is one of the largest and most diverse health regions in Canada. It is responsible for providing health care to more than 700,000 people living in the City of Winnipeg as well as the surrounding Rural Municipalities of East and West St. Paul and the Town of Churchill, located in northern Manitoba.   

The WRHA also provides health care support and specialty referral services to nearly 500,000 Manitobans who live outside its boundaries as well as residents of northwestern Ontario and Nunavut who require the speciality


Job Description

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Emergency Program is seeking an outstanding Emergency Physician for the role of Site Medical Director at the St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba starting on May 1, 2018. 

Jointly reporting to the WRHA Medical Director, Emergency Program and to the St. Boniface Hospital Chief Medical Officer, this full-time position (0.4 administrative and 0.6 clinical) is responsible for:

  • providing medical leadership to the St. Boniface Emergency Department to ensure effective and efficient delivery of quality care
  • participating in planning and coordinating the Emergency Department’s clinical activities within the region-wide Emergency Program

 

The WRHA is mandated to provide services with the hospitals in the Winnipeg region, in an integrated and cost-effective way.  Within the Authority, there are three community hospital emergency departments, two tertiary EDs, one urgent care and many community-based services, programs and facilities. The WRHA is in the midst of a hospital consolidation process that will see St Boniface ED assume an even more prominent role within the region.

St. Boniface Hospital is a tertiary, teaching and research hospital affiliated with the University of Manitoba and is the regional cardiac centre for the province of Manitoba.  The SBH Emergency Department is actively involved in residency training at all levels, including robust FRCP-EM and CCFP-EM programs.

Qualifications:

  • must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • Specialty certification in Emergency Medicine
  • strong clinical and leadership skills
  • a record of academic/scholarly activity is preferred
  • prior administrative experience in Emergency Medicine is preferred

Salary:

  • a competitive remuneration package is available

Applications are encouraged from any and all qualified candidates; however priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. 


Contact Information

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Nancy Green
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
204-926-8037
204-943-1792
Posting Date: 02-Oct-2017Emergency Medicine Permanent, Practicing physician Open 101-May-2018
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