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Primary Care Physician

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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.

Regent Park CHC works with people across the lifespan, including families and individuals, people living with low incomes, those who are homeless or street involved, people who use substances, immigrants, refugees and people without immigration status.

We currently have the following opening on our Clinical team:

Primary Care Physician
Contract starting July 26, 2021 to September 2, 2021 with possible extension
Start date mandatory requirement

17 hours per week
Includes: Monday and Thursday schedule;
Participation in an on-call rotation every 7 weeks

Salary Rate: $156 per hour plus optional HOOPP pension

Regent Park CHC offers opportunities for physicians who are seeking a challenging and rewarding position. Our physicians work in an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive primary care services to clients who experience barriers to good health.

We are seeking a physician who has

  • up-to-date licensing through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario;
  • demonstrated commitment to client-centered, community-based care;
  • experience working in community primary care settings;
  • experience in, or a strong desire to build a practice in, working with people who use substances;
  • experience using electronic medical records (PS Suites an asset);
  • knowledge of the Regent Park community and a second language are key assets.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills. You have an understanding of the systemic social determinants of health, and bring anti-oppressive, trauma-informed and harm reduction approach to your work.

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

Please submit your resume and cover letter indicating the job title in subject line by June 20, 2021 to:

Regent Park Community Health Centre
465 Dundas St. E. Toronto, ON M5A 2B2

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, selection process and work environment. If contacted, please advise the hiring manager if you require any accommodation during the interview process.