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Family Physician

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NorWest Community Health Centres

Family Physician
Longlac Site – Full Time Maternity Leave
(Contract November 13, 2017 - November 9, 2018)
Part Time Locum Work Is Negotiable – Minimum week at a time is required

One of a network of over 75 provincial community health centres, the NorWest Community Health Centres is a community based, non- profit organization funded by the North West Local Health Integration Network and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, emphasizing access to primary health care, prevention programs and services.

We are currently seeking a Family Physician, who as a valuable member of the Community Health Centre team, will provide primary care to clients and their families within a care model which emphasizes health promotion/education and empowerment. Practicing at NorWest CHC’s provides longer appointment times and lower patient volumes than many other primary care settings. We have a team of Nurse Practitioners, RNs, Dietitian, Community Health Workers and Administrative support staff. Longlac is located a 3.5 hour drive from Thunder Bay.


  • No on call, evenings or weekends. Thirty five hours a week Monday to Friday.
  • 30 day notice period if for some reason physician or Centre had to cancel the contract.
  • Option for an extension of a month for the locum, if the returning physician from maternity leave decides to take extra time with a notice period of 60 days.
  • Comfortable housing accommodation available close to the clinic.
  • Job Description available upon request.


  • Medical degree and family residency from a recognized university.
  • Current CPSO license and CMPA registration.
  • Experience in a combination of hospital and community settings and/or public health.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of community based health care.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of a multicultural community and diverse populations.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Ability to work effectively with marginalized and under serviced populations.

How to Apply

*This position will remain open until filled. Please submit your application to:

Debbie Inman, CHRL
Manager of Human Resources
Norwest Community Health Centres
Main Office – Thunder Bay Site
525 Simpson Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7C 3J6

FAX: 622-7637 E-mail: