Job: Family Physician

Site Information

Facility Admin: Lori Pakulak

Practice Name: Russell Medical Clinic

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 physicians will provide primary care to the community in the medical clinic, Acute Care, Long Term care as well as share in the ER rota with the other physicians in the community.

Russell has full time physician vacancies as well as locum needs during the weekdays in clinic and ER and some weekends.

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 business hours

Schedule Description: 
hospital rounds, clinic patients, long time care patients and share in the ER shifts 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: 5

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: 

Work Environment Details: 
physicians provide primary care in the medical clinic and share in the ER rota with other physicians in the community. The ER in Russell is a mix of in house staffed ER and offsite call. Russell Health Centre is the nearest facility to Assissipi ski area and resort, so the ER will see lumps and bumps as well as ski and snowboard related injuries/trauma.
Assissipi is only 20 minutes from Russell, so if you are a ski or outdoor enthusiast, the park has plenty of recreation activities for you as well as the whole family, from skiing to tubing in the winter, or river tubing and fishing in the summer.

Travel Accommodation

Access to facility by: Road

Travel Details: approximatly 3.5 hours from Winnipeg and just over 2 hours from Brandon.

Accommodation Type: Hotel- Russell Inn

Accommodation Details: pool hot tub

Local recreation facilities: Russell Regional Multiplex offers all forms or recreation and fitness.


Billing Schedule: Fee for Service

Billing Type: Group

Billing Procedure: Electronic Billing

Other Remuneration Terms: 
ER remuneration is a combination of in house staffed ER and on call stipend at the current Doctors Manitoba agreement with Shared Health

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