Healthcare Recruitment

Russell Township Economic Development Department, in collaboration with Memory Tree, embarked on an innovative initiative to address the pressing issue of physician shortages in the area. This joint effort aims to attract new healthcare professionals to our area by showcasing its healthcare facilities and the growing needs of the population through a compelling video presentation.

Photos of doctorsDate My County – Great River Docs Medical Recruitment Campaign

Russell Township is proud to join SDG Counties in the Great River Docs campaign “Date My County”. This campaign is an incentive to help attract physicians to the region. Russell Township is offering a $5,000 cash incentive to an eligible applicant who signs an employment contract within the Township. Visit for more information and to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

Program opens as of January 24th, 2024. There is one $5,000 signing bursary available for one eligible candidate. It is available on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible candidates.

Participation is open only to persons that are:

  • Able to work as a physician within Russell Township.
  • Must not be currently working as a physician within the Township of Russell as of January 24, 2024.
  • The bursary will be given directly to the eligible candidate selected to receive this bursary. Half of the bursary will be given upon signing of the contract within the area and completion of required paperwork. The other half of the funds will be distributed after six months of employment within the Township of Russell.
  • Taxes may apply to the bursary. 

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