We are seeking Family Physicians to join the Northeast Urgent and Primary Care Centre and build a panel of patients in our co-located longitudinal care program. This position is for a full-service family physician (excluding obstetrics, hospital, and surgical assist work), primarily providing care in clinic; as needed in client’s homes and outreach settings. The Family Physician will work as part of an interdisciplinary team with a Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, allied health, Medical Office Assistants and more. This is a PCN contracted position co-located within the urgent and primary care centre.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Registered and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C.
Certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC).
Medical indemnity coverage with Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA).
Experience and commitment to providing primary care for clients with addictions, including ability to effectively prescribe and manage Opioid Agonist Therapy.
Demonstrates a high level of clinical skill and competence working with socially complex clients.
Previous experience providing culturally safe, trauma informed care to marginalized populations.
Experience applying strategies or practices to address social determinants of health and health inequity.
Demonstrated experience establishing new clinical services.
Fluency in identified non-official languages based on neighbourhood demographics.
Interest and commitment in developing and practicing team-based models of care
Interest and commitment in pro-active chronic disease management, panel management, QI initiatives to improve client outcomes
Awareness of and sensitivity to patients from diverse ethnic backgrounds and/or with diverse cultural beliefs/practices and/or gender/sexual orientation
Commitment and interest in serving complex clients