Family Physician

Family physician for the clinic’s 2000+ patient base.

Number of Positions: Two

Duties include:

  • Examine patients and take their histories, order laboratory tests, X-rays and other diagnostic procedures and consult with other medical practitioners to evaluate patients'; physical and mental health
  • Prescribe and administer medications and treatments
  • Provide acute care management
  • Vaccinate patients to prevent and treat diseases
  • Provide pre-natal and post-natal care
  • Advise patients and their families on health care including health promotion, disease, illness and accident prevention
  • Provide counseling and support to patients and their families on a wide range of health and lifestyle issues
  • Perform patient advocacy role
  • Co-ordinate or manage primary patient care
  • Provide continuous care to patients
  • Supervise home care services
  • Report births, deaths, and contagious and other diseases to governmental authorities.
  • Provide emergency care; and other related duties.

Licensing Requirement:

  • Licensed/registered by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Education requirement:

  • Graduation from an approved medical school; and
  • Completion of qualifying examinations or licensed/registered by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Required work experience:

  • Completion of 2-3 years of family medicine residency training or equivalent experience

Additional skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, reliable, organized, team player

Language of Work:

  • English

Compensation:

  • $130,000-$225,000 per year, based on fee for service split (70/30).

Terms of Employment:  

  • Permanent, full-time.

Other Benefits:

  • Supervision provided, if required
  • Teaching and research opportunities may be available-
  • 21 days leave (unpaid)

Email kjkhealthplex@gmail.com

CMAJ-865