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Family Physician

Requisition ID: 332220 

Competition #: DOCS-23-004

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Emerson

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: Emerson Medical Clinic

Department / Unit: Family Medicine 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: : To Be Determined 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days/Evenings/Nights/Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: Various hour shifts



Position Summary:

Southern Health-Santé Sud is currently recruiting for 1 Independent Contract Family Physicians in the Red River Valley Corridor (Morris, St. Jean Baptiste, Emerson & Roseau River FN area). The 23-bed Morris General Hospital provides 24/7 Emergency and inpatient services, basic lab and diagnostic imaging services aligned with the services for the area, as well as supports the primary care needs of the population at various primary care sites such as within the Morris General Hospital, Ginew Wellness Centre, Centre de santé Montcalm Health Centre, and the Emerson Clinic. Community services offered in the area include minor out-patient surgical procedures, home care, mental health services, public health, physiotherapy, dietetic counselling, and palliative care as well as many other health-related referral services.

This position requires the candidate to participate in an Emergency Department rotation as one of several on-call physicians at the Morris General Hospital. Other duties and responsibilities include primary care at the Ginew Wellness Centre, Centre de santé Montcalm Health Centre & Emerson Clinic. The physician will be part of a collaborative team supporting NP primary care services in Emerson as well as actively participating in PCH duties/responsibilities at the Red River Valley & Emerson Personal Care Homes. The Town of Morris and the surrounding area are prosperous, growing communities that will continue to expand and develop in the future. Location is on the Provincial Trunk Highway 75, 30-45 minutes south of Winnipeg.



  • Must be eligible for registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
  • Must be current in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) & Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • 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


Conditions of Employment:

  • Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate.
  • All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.
  • Requires a valid Class 5 driver’s license, an all-purpose insured vehicle and liability insurance of at least $1,000,000.00.


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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