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Primary Care Physician

Application Deadline: 
09/22/2019
Posting Date: 
09/06/2019
Organization: 
Regent Park Community Health Centre

REGENT PARK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

We are a dynamic community-based health centre promoting social justice and health equity in the Regent Park neighbourhood and east downtown area of Toronto. We operate out of several locations and provide a wide variety of services including: primary health care, chiropody, physiotherapy, health promotion, social work, community health, immigrant and refugee services, housing assistance, harm reduction and homeless programs, Pathways to Education for high school students, infant and child development programs, parenting education and family advocacy. We currently have the following opening on our Clinical team:

Primary Care Physician
21 hours per week
Includes some evening hours
Wed evenings and one of Monday or Friday shifts will be required, as well as participation in the on-call rotation (approx once/7 weeks)

Salary Rate: $116.72 per hour plus pension and benefits

Regent Park CHC offers opportunities for physicians who are seeking a challenging, rewarding position. Physicians work in an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive primary care services to clients who experience barriers to good health. Regent Park CHC works with people across the lifespan, including people who are low income, immigrants and refugees, homeless or street involved, offering health services, outreach, community development and harm reduction services.

You are currently registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario; have demonstrated commitment to client-centered, community-based care; are a strong team player with excellent communication skills and understanding of the social determinants of health; and have experience using electronic medical records, EMR. You understand health and social issues from a systemic perspective and work within an anti-oppression framework. Knowledge of the Regent Park community and a second language are key assets.

Regent Park CHC is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. Applications are encouraged from qualified individuals who are Indigenous people, members of racialized communities, individuals of diverse sexual orientation and gender identification, persons with disabilities and others protected under the Human Rights Code as well as individuals with lived experience in the Regent Park community.

How to Apply

Closing date to apply for this position is 5:00 pm September 22, 2019. Please send your resume and cover letter quoting MD in subject line to:

Sophie Bart, Director of Clinical Services
Regent Park Community Health Centre
465 Dundas Street East Toronto, ON M5A 2B2
Or email: jobs@regentparkchc.org

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. RPCHC is committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection process and work environment. If contacted, please advise the hiring manager if you require any accommodation to ensure you will be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner.