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Primary Care Family Practice Physician

Application Deadline: 
01/31/2022
Posting Date: 
11/25/2021
Organization: 
Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre

IMMEDIATE OPENING
Primary Care Family Practice Physician
Full Time and Part Time opportunities available –Belleville & Quinte West sites

The Organization
BQWCHC opened in 2010 and is one of 73 community health centres in Ontario. We boast a range of services and initiatives designed to respond to the health needs of our clients and local community. With a health equity focus, we emphasize services to populations who face barriers to accessing health services.

The Community
Located on the 401 and rail line between Toronto and Ottawa, the Belleville & Quinte West area offers the best of both worlds – access to urban communities and services with the affordability and lifestyle benefits of a smaller community.

Outstanding services and 4-season recreation!

The Opportunity
As part of an inter-disciplinary team BQWCHC offers opportunities for physicians who are seeking a challenging, rewarding position providing comprehensive primary care services to clients at all ages and stages of the life cycle with an emphasis on those who are high risk and/or are experiencing barriers to accessing services. Our health equity focus brings together population health and the social determinants of health within an interdisciplinary primary health care model.
BQWCHC offers a salaried model for compensation. Distinct from a fee-for-service or capitation model, a salaried model mitigates the challenges of dealing with a shrinking schedule of benefits, managing overhead costs and salaries. Benefits include: bi-weekly pay (with deductions made at the source); paid vacation time, paid sick time, education time and an employer-matching pension plan (HOOPP). As a salaried model, physicians are not required to do billing; manage staff or maintain responsibility for overhead.
Physicians work as members of a team that includes nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, pharmacist, dentist, dietician, Certified Diabetes Educator/COPD nurse, housing worker, community resource worker and a host of others programs, groups and services to clients of BQWCHC and community members.

Scope of Work

  • Comprehensive primary health care including sharing in after-hours on-call (weekly rotation with other staff physicians and nurse practitioners)
  • Engagement in organizational initiatives on quality improvement, policy development, health equity issues and the development or modification of programs/service in respond to the needs of the community

Qualifications

  • CCFP (active status)
  • General license to practice from CPSO in good standing
  • Current CMPA membership
  • Primary care experience preferred, specifically with communities/individuals who face barriers accessing to care
  • Commitment to working within and optimizing the interdisciplinary team

How to Apply

A detailed job description may be obtained on request. To apply for this opportunity please forward your resume and cover letter electronically to hr@bqwchc.com. For more info, please visit bqwchc.com. We sincerely thank all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates are invited to identify any needs for accessibility accommodations.

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