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full time Physician - Otolaryngology/ENT
Job ID: 8737


Portage District General Hospital Portage La Prairie, MB, CA R1N 3A8

Position Summary

The Portage Clinic has an excellent opportunity for a full time General ENT Surgeon to join their team of two other General ENT Surgeons in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Portage District General Hospital is an 88-bed hospital that services a population of approximately 50,000 in the Portage la Prairie area. Hospital services include two operating theatres, small procedure room, diagnostic imaging including CT and ultrasound, lab, hemodialysis, chemotherapy, obstetrics, 24-hour emergency department, and ICU. There is 24-hour general surgery and obstetrical coverage, and c-section care is currently provided by General Surgeons and a Family Practice Obstetrician. There are also two ENT surgeons, full time Radiology, and visiting Ophthalmology. Ground is about to be broken on a brand-new state of the art 114 bed hospital which will include three fully integrated laparoscopic suites and two endoscopy suites. Inpatient care is provided by hospitalists. Anesthesia is provided by Family Practice Anesthetists. The Portage District General Hospital Foundation is a strong supporter of the hospital and supports the initiation of new procedures and surgical programs.

The successful candidate will have a broad-based skillset in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery. Surgical skills should include standard procedures, like tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, tympanostomy tube insertion, septoplasty endoscopic sinus surgery, treatment of epistaxis and peritonsillar abscesses as well as airway management. Ear surgery and allergy testing and treatment including immunotherapy is an asset but not required. On call services are compensated by stipend, and remuneration is fee for service. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join the Portage Clinic, a private clinic a short block from the hospital. The Portage Clinic is a fully established clinic servicing all doctors in Portage la Prairie with billing services, EMR, dictation services. The successful candidate will hold certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and will be eligible for regular licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.

Portage la Prairie is a city of over 13,000 people in the heart of Manitoba, the Island on the Prairies. It is a short drive to the capital city of Winnipeg, or to Brandon, as well as to many provincial and national parks (Riding Mountain National Park). Portage la Prairie was given its name by the voyageurs, who would portage their canoes over the prairies from the Assiniboine River to Lake Manitoba. While this sunny city’s economy is fed by agriculture, its recreation options abound. Cross the bridge to Island Park, home to an outdoor waterpark, accessible pathways, golf course and recreation centre with an arena and Manitoba’s largest indoor wave pool. Nearby Delta Marsh is a great place to see migrating waterfowl and further along Lake Manitoba is the soft white sand of Delta Beach. Portage la Prairie boasts a vibrant arts and cultural scene as well as a diverse array of sumptuous restaurants. Schools offer French Immersion programming and have excellent sports opportunities. Portage la Prairie is located on Treaty 1 Territory.


Proficiency in both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions (Note this would appear on all postings that aren’t designated as bilingual) Must be eligible for registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums Good work and attendance record

Applications/Resumes should be sent to:

Annette Dacquay – Physician Recruitment Officer

Box 130 Notre Dame de Lourdes, MB R0G 1M0

Phone: 204-723-0563; Fax: 204-346-5804



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Physician - Otolaryngology/ENT
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full time
Portage District General Hospital Portage La Prairie, MB, CA R1N 3A8 Position Summary The Portage Clinic has an exc...
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Published on 2024-06-20
Edited on 2024-06-20