The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) (650 Main Street, Winnipeg MB, R3B 1E2) and The University of Manitoba, Department of Ophthalmology (business addresses noted below), are inviting applications for full-time, permanent Ophthalmologists to fill our labour shortage in Manitoba. Main job duties include diagnose and treatment of diseases, prescribing medications and treatment, ordering lab tests and x-rays and other diagnostic procedures, consulting with other physicians as required, and medical research. Job duties are required in English.

The University of Manitoba Department of Ophthalmology has a long-standing history of providing outstanding care for our patients, conducting collaborative research, and educating our next ophthalmologists. The department currently supports 7 residents in the Ophthalmology training program, as well as fellowships in Retina. The department has multiple providers conducting clinical research.

The Department currently has faculty positions academically oriented in

  • Comprehensive/Cataract Surgeon
  • Oculoplastic/Cataract Surgeon
  • Neuro-ophthalmology/Cataract Surgeon
  • Glaucoma/Cataract Surgeon

Appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or full Professor is available and commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate must hold a Doctor of Medicine Degree with specialization in Ophthalmology. The successful candidate must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  

Our faculty group is looking for a candidate with experience and interest in teaching residents and medical students in the clinic as well as the operating room.  Those with experience in Competence by Design (CBD) will be given preference. Along with a strong clinical practice, the candidate will have clinical research and quality improvement opportunities. Expectations include high clinical and ethical standards. Excellent surgical and diagnostic skills are required.

Compensation is derived from fee-for-service income ($350,000.00/annual +). Specialty physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive. Please contact [email protected] for further information. 

Benefits are not available at this time.

Primary Site Location:   
Misericordia Health Centre - 99 Cornish Ave Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A2
Health Sciences Centre - 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9
University of Manitoba – Bannatyne Campus, 750 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3

Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references, should be sent to
Nancy Green
Physician Recruitment Coordinator
[email protected]
1502-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 3H8

Shared Health, the WRHA and the University of Manitoba, are strongly committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] or 1-204-474-8371. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

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