Reach Community Health Centre is looking for a permanent physician!

Vancouver Division of Family Practice

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Reach Community Health Centre
  • City Vancouver
  • Other Details For more information contact the Vancouver Division of Family Practice today!

Reach CHC is an interdisciplinary team of medical professionals that offer a variety of health and social services including dental services, pharmacy, counseling, registered nurses, social work services, and a Multicultural Family Centre. Remuneration is in the form of sessional pay, with a patient panel focus on addictions and complexity. Qualifications include: Physician registered (Full) with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C., certification with the College of Family Physicians of Canada; Commitment and ability to implement REACH’s strategic goals, mission, vision and values; A background in working with youth, mental health, addictions, fragile families, refugees and frail elderly desired; Current methadone exception and Suboxone certification or willingness to obtain same; Awareness of the impact of colonization on Aboriginal peoples and understanding of cultural competency as a care provider; Ability to speak more than one language is an asset. Experience or training in delivering medical education an asset; Experience or training in primary care research and policy an asset.

Position: Family Physician/ General Practitioner
Department: Medical Clinic
Positions: 1
FTE: 0.5-0.8 (will consider applications for 0.5FTE as part of a panel share arrangement with a second physician)
Facility Type: Community Health Centre
Health Authority: Vancouver Coastal Health
Specialty : Family Practitioner/General Practitioner
Sub-specialty: Addiction Medicine
Scheduling: 1.0 FTE is 4 days a week of direct patient care, including 1 evening session 5pm-8pm each week, 5hrs/wk administrative duties. 1hr/wk team or quality improvement meetings.
On-Call Hours: Yes (Telephone on-call support after hours 1:7)
Compensation: Approximately $250 000/FTE *Alternative Payment Arrangement – Service Contract 1FTE = 1680hrs/year
Benefits and/or Incentives: Vacation/Study Leave: Up to 7 weeks a year unpaid as part of service contract agreement.

This position is for a is a full service family physician (excluding obstetrics or hospital work), providing care in clinic, home and institutions within an interdisciplinary team approach. Availability for extended evening opening hours until 8pm is required for one evening a week. Telephone on-call and week-end clinics are shared on a 1:7 rota.

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