Black Creek CHC is a community-based primary care organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health in a client-centered, equity driven manner.


We are seeking a physician for 0.6 FTE (21 hours/week) temporary, 1-year contract position, starting June 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020.

The Physician will work within an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive primary health care to the clients of BCCHC through assessment, prevention, education, and therapeutic support services consistent with the standards of care outlined by the College of Physicians. 


Direct Client Care  

• Ensure that standards of client care are maintained according to accepted College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario standards and policies of BCCHC and the Regulated Health Professions Act  

• Diagnose and treat acute and/or chronic conditions, incorporating health education as appropriate  

• Utilize a health promotion approach, addressing determinants of health  

• Make internal and external referrals as appropriate  

• Participate in case conferences with other providers to ensure coordination of services to the client  

• Perform telephone consultation when necessary, which may include assessment and advice  

• Provide home visits when appropriate or needed

• Participate in community projects or agency activities as a representative of the Health Centre as needed  

• Participate in the development of and give support to policies and strategies that are aligned with BCCHC’s strategic plan

• Incorporate health care advances into practice and adapt practice to the changing demographics and evolving needs of the community

Organizational Responsibilities  

• Maintain complete and accurate records sufficient for timely communication with other professionals  

• Ensure timely completion of statistical and EMR information, maintaining relevant computer competency  

• Participate in all relevant BCCHC programs, activities, meetings, professional associations, and workshops as required  

• Participate in the development of clinical policies and procedures as required  

• Participate in planning and evaluation of clinical programs and activities  

• Ensure client safety and works from a quality improvement perspective  

• Perform other related duties as assigned 


Skills and Proficiencies:  

• Experience in primary health care and proficiency in conducting the duties of a primary health care physician  

• Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of newcomer health, community-based health care, health promotion, harm reduction and community development  

• Ability to deal effectively with people experiencing crisis, mental health challenges and/or diverse cultural interpretations of health 

• Proficiency in the use of EMR/EHR, computer technology and various software applications; experience with Nigntingale on Demand  or Practice  Solutions is an asset  

• Excellent communication (oral and written), diplomatic and interpersonal skills  

• Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment  

• Training in Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) an asset

• Ability to speak a second language common to the population served (Spanish, French) is an asset


 • Doctor of Medicine degree from a recognized academic institution

• Current registration and member in good standing with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)

• License to practice medicine in the Province of Ontario (therefore must be a member of Ontario Medical Association)

• Membership and Certification in the Canadian College of Family Physicians (CCFP)  

• Current liability insurance through Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)  

• Minimum five (5) years of experience post-medical license

• Demonstrated understanding of and experience with quality improvement in the clinical setting


Reports to: Director, Primary Health Care

To be considered for employment at BCCHC, candidates must be willing to undergo a police clearance/VSS and provide both references and documentation of their credentials.

Deadline for applications: Monday March 18, 2019 by 5:00 pm.

Please send application to:

‘‘Black Creek Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status or any other legally protected grounds will be considered.”

Accommodations will be provided for candidates with disabilities, where needed and on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Please note that only selected applicants would be contacted.

Thank you for applying.