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PHYSICIAN, SECTION OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE

University of Manitoba

PHYSICIAN, SECTION OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE
The Department of Internal Medicine
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
U of M Position # 30540
Position number: 2932 - 877

The Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Shared Health invite applications for a full-time physician in the Section of Geriatric Medicine. The section is one of 17 in the Department of Internal Medicine, providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education, and research.

This is a GFT academic appointment within the Section of Geriatric Medicine. The Section has access to substantial resources within the health system, at two academic health centres one community-based hospital, geriatric day hospitals, geriatric outreach teams, low acuity sites, and inpatient rehabilitation sites. There are presently 6 full-time academic geriatricians, as well as non academic geriatricians and Care of the Elderly physicians.

The successful applicant will participate in Geriatric Medicine clinical services. The successful applicant will have academic potential, including demonstration of effective interdisciplinary communication and a track record of prior clinical work in Geriatric Medicine. They must also have clinical and teaching skills to further the aims of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in this specialty.

Candidates must have specialty qualifications in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is preferred.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position, with a start date of July 1, 2021 or negotiable based on the successful candidate’s availability, for a term of 5 years, renewable upon favorable review. Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact physicianrecruitment@sharedhealthmb.ca for further information.

The University of Manitoba is a major research university located in the city of Winnipeg. Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba and one of the most culturally diverse cities anywhere. More than 100 languages are represented, and Winnipeg is well known for its cultural achievements and flourishing arts scene. The city is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, symphony, opera, theatre, and festivals. Besides supporting professional hockey, football, and baseball teams, the region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. The Winnipeg housing market is one of the most favorable in Canada.

Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. To address the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, in recognition of the underrepresentation of members of historically and currently under‐represented groups, and pursuant to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission Policy I‐7, preference will be given to applicants who self‐identify as women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, as well as other historically underrepresented groups such as 2SLBGTQ+.

Shared Health and the University of are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, 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.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, 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.

The position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references to:

Chair, Geriatric Medicine Search Committee
Department of Internal Medicine
Room GC425, Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3A 1R9
intmedrecruitment@umanitoba.ca