NE UPCC Seeking Family Physicians

Vancouver Division of Family Practice

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Northeast Urgent and Primary Care Centre
  • City Vancouver
  • Specialty FAMILY MEDICINE
  • Other Details Please note that a CV will be required after application.

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 obstetricshospital, 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.

ASSETS

  • 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

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