Community Health Physician - Jane-Trethewey Site - Toronto, Ontario

Full-Time
Posted On Mar 20

Unison Health and Community Services is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves neighbourhoods in North West Toronto. Operating out of six locations, Unison offers core services that include primary health care, counselling, health promotion, Early Years programs, legal services, harm reduction programs, housing assistance, adult protective services, Pathways to Education and a Diabetes Education program. Unison’s mission is working together to deliver accessible and high quality health and community services that are integrated, respond to needs, build on strengths and inspire change.

We are dedicated to providing high quality health care and community services and programs, with a focus on priority populations in North West Toronto.

We are working from an inclusive, sex positive, harm reduction, anti-racist, pro-choice, anti-oppression, and participatory framework in addressing the issue of access to health care for our mandated priority populations encompassing all the determinants of health.

At this time, we are seeking an experienced physician to join the Clinical and Allied Health Team at our Jane-Trethewey site.

The Community Health Physician will have strong clinical and interpersonal skills to complement our team. Responsibilities include primary care to clients and their families within a multi-disciplinary, collaborative care model that emphasizes health promotion and client education.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in community-based primary care settings;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to the impact of social, economic, environmental and cultural issues on health;
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team of clinical and program staff;
  • License to practice medicine and membership in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario;
  • Ability to participate as part of an on-call service and to work one evening per week;
  • experience serving Unison’s priority populations (seniors with complex needs, people with mental health and addictions, LGBTTQ2+, and youth facing barriers) an asset;
  • Ability to speak a second language an asset.
  • Unison offers a competitive compensation plan.

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Interested candidates are asked to email a résumé with covering letter by 9:00 a.m., Monday, December 9, 2019 to: Hiring Committee – Locum JT Physician Unison Health and Community Services Toronto ON M6A 2N4 hirings@unisonhcs.org. Please cite UN_2019_026 in the subject line of the email, as well as that you found the position through Work Health Care. We welcome applications from people who are reflective of the diverse communities we serve, including those who might need accommodation.

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