Job: Family Physician

Site Information

Facility Admin: Lori Pakulak

Practice Name: Virden Health Centre

Region: Prairie Mountain Health

Practice Setting: 

Address: 150 McTavish Ave E [map]
Brandon, MB R7A 2B3

Work Phone: 204-578-2799
Fax Number: 204-629-3400


Basic Information

Status: Active

Job Title: Family Physician

Locum Type: Rural / Northern

Job Description: 
Locum physician will provide care to the patients in the community in the medical clinic, Acute care, ER and long-term care.

locum as well as full time positions are available in Virden. Consideration will be given to any dates that the locum physician can provide.

Job Requirements

Start Date: Various

End Date: Dec 31, 2023

Medical Specialization: Family Medicine

Schedule Type: Full Time

Normal Work Hours: Monday to Friday, normal office hours

Schedule Description: 
daily hospital rounds, clinic patients,
ER shifts shared with other physicians in the community.

Work Environment

Daily Average Patient Volume: 25

Number of Physicians in the practice group: 5

Number of Physicians in local practice available
to provide service during the locum period:

Number of Physicians sharing the call roster: 4

Total number of Physicians in the Clinic: 5

Languages used in practice: English

Will the physician be required to ER: Y

Additional Certification Required: ACLS, CMPA, PALS

Type of EMR System: Accuro

Dedicated Computer for Physician Use: Y

High Speed Internet: Y

Physician Parking Available: on site

Local ambulance service: Y

Access to Referral Centre by: Road

Referral Centre: Brandon Regional health Centre

Work Environment Details: 
physicians needed to assist with weekday clinic and ER vacancy and some weekend ER shifrs. Virden Medical Associates is busy clinic that has 5 physicians. Virden has a staffed Emergency Department with 2 - 12-hour shifts and 24-hour weekend call. The ER is busy due to the oil industry in the area. Virden Health Centre has 26 acute care beds and when covering the ER call shifts, you are also on call for 3 PCH facilities in the area.

Travel Accommodation

Access to facility by: Road

Travel Details: Virden is located about 45 minutes West of Brandon. Perimeter air flies from Winnipeg to Brandon Monday- Friday, twice daily and Westjet flies into Brandon from Calgary daily as well.

Accommodation Type: 

Accommodation Details: accomodations could be hotel or an appartment

Local recreation facilities: new skating arena, curling, 3 gym/fitness centres in the community and all your shopping needs


Billing Schedule: Fee for Service

Billing Type: Solo

Billing Procedure: Electronic Billing

Other Remuneration Terms: 
ER rates are as per the hourly rates agreed on between Doctors MB and shared health for morning/day and evening shifts

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