Date Posted: July 292022
RHA: Prairie Mountain Health 


The fully accredited Brandon Regional Health Centre (BRHC) is accepting applications for a general surgeon to join our team. Brandon Regional Health Centre is the region’s primary referral centre, serving a population of approximately 200,000 residents. The 300+ bed facility has 56 surgical beds, 7 operating rooms and 1 minor surgery procedure room. In addition to the Surgical Suite, there is an Endoscopy Unit with 3 endoscopy rooms, offering a high level of service to the Region. Our on-site diagnostic services include radiology, ultrasound, CT, MRI and nuclear medicine. There is a wide range of specialist services available onsite including pediatrics, obstetrics & gynecology, anesthesia, general surgery, radiology, nuclear medicine, oncology, orthopedic surgery, and internal medicine. Applicants will have the opportunity to join one of the private clinics located in the city. If so desired, there are also multiple teaching opportunities if this is of interest to the applicant, as Brandon hosts a University of Manitoba satellite campus for various clinical clerk positions and resident training positions through the CaRMS match. The successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity for an appointment to the University of Manitoba. 

Required qualifications:

  • Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Current licensure or eligibility for full license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • Candidates with advanced endoscopy training preferred 

Remuneration is derived from fee-for-service billing as per the current Manitoba physicians’ manual negotiated in the Master Agreement between the Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living and Doctors Manitoba, and will be dependent on the volume of services provided. 

On-call stipends are paid as per the On-Call Specialist agreement between the Minister of Health and Doctors Manitoba. 

Interested physicians should submit a CV with the names of three (3) references to Lori Pakulak (contact information is below).

Brandon is a thriving city with a population of over 55,000, located 200 km west of Winnipeg on the TransCanada Highway. It is large enough to supply all the retail, medical, educational and cultural needs on a daily basis and small enough to avoid high costs of living and long commutes. Brandon University has a significant reputation in music, general arts and science programs. Assiniboine Community College provides a wide range of education options. Riding Mountain National Park is one hour north of the city, and the Peace Gardens are situated on the Manitoba/​North Dakota border just over an hour to the south. There are numerous other recreational areas in Western Manitoba. Dubbed The Host City”, Brandon’s enthusiastic volunteer base land many provincial, national and international events. The Wheat City” is a vibrant community in which to live, work and play.

Contact Information 

Lori Pakulak
(204) 5782799