Career Opportunities



The Mental Health Program of the WRHA and Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba are seeking applications for Psychiatrist Positions in the Adult Mental Health Program, at multiple sites, including Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, St Boniface General Hospital and Victoria General Hospital – all sites are university-affiliated and involved in patient care, teaching and research.

The Mental Health Program/ Department of Psychiatry consists of several hospital and community based services with many subprograms including Adult General Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Day Hospital Programs, Schizophrenia, Consult Liaison, Addictions, Emergency Psychiatry and PACT. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program of the WRHA is a Section of the University Department of Psychiatry.

More information about the Department can be obtained online at

Winnipeg, with a population of 630,000, is a family-oriented community with an excellent education system and reasonable housing prices. The city has a thriving entertainment, arts, and sports scene, wonderful river walks and offers a host of activities including the world renowned Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

· Must be eligible for specialty licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.
· RCPSC certification in Psychiatry is required.
· Applicants with certification from outside of Manitoba will be required to have subspecialty training in Geriatric Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or Forensic Psychiatry.

· A competitive remuneration package is available.
· The WRHA offers an attractive recruitment incentive program.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Interested persons should apply in writing, including curriculum vitae and a list of three referees.

Submit applications to:

Jitender Sareen, MD FRCPC
Professor and Head,
Department of Psychiatry
University of Manitoba
Medical Director
WRHA Mental Health Program
PZ437 PsycHealth Centre
771 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3N4
Phone: 204-787-7056
Fax: 204-787-4879