Rise Community Health Centre is looking for a short term locum!

Vancouver Division of Family Practice

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name Rise Community Health Centre
  • City Vancouver
  • Other Details APPLICATION PROCESS Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with priority given to Canadian Citizens and permanent residents. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application. As per the Collingwood Neighbourhood House Human Resources Policies and Procedures, all factors being equal, first priority will be given to qualified local and internal applicants. PLEASE SUBMIT A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Sandra Bodenhamer Director, RISE Community Health Centre Collingwood Neighbourhood House 5198 Joyce Street, Vancouver, BC, V5R 4H1 Email: [email protected] Please quote reference #HC01-21-08 OPEN UNTIL FILLED APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

Collingwood Neighbourhood House (CNH) is a not-for-profit Society serving the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood of East Vancouver. CNH’s mandate is to promote the well-being of the Renfrew-Collingwood community by providing leadership and working collaboratively with individuals, families, agencies and other groups to develop and support inclusive, innovative, sustainable initiatives and services that respond to the community’s social, educational, economic, health, cultural and recreational needs.

RISE Community Health Centre (CHC) is the newest department of Collingwood Neighbourhood House. RISE is a community-based CHC that is part of the Primary Care Network strategy and funded by the Ministry of Health. RISE supports the health and well-being of Renfrew-Collingwood residents who are facing barriers to achieving health by offering community-based primary care and health promotion services. Populations of focus include Newcomers, LGBTQ2S+, Indigenous, Isolated Seniors, Youth, people experiencing Homelessness, those working in the Sex Trade, and those experiencing Mental Health and Substance Use issues. Services are delivered by a diverse interdisciplinary team, working in partnership with other Collingwood Neighbourhood House departments and partnering agencies.

This is an incredible opportunity be part of the RISE CHC team, where you will work with committed and passionate professionals in the provision of integrated, high quality, holistic health services. This is also a chance to be a leader in the implementation of the new provincial Community Health Centre policy. We encourage applicants with lived experience of structural inequity to apply, and in particular those who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of colour.


We are seeking a Locum Family Physician to join Collingwood Neighbourhood House’s RISE Community Health Centre team.  This position is for a full service family physician (excluding obstetrics or hospital work), providing care in clinic, client’s homes and outreach settings.  The Family Physician will work as part of an interdisciplinary team with Nurse Practitioners, Community Health Workers, Registered Nurse, allied health, Medical Office Assistants and more.  The Family Physician will be a staff of Collingwood Neighbourhood House, reporting to the management team (Director, Clinical lead and Clinic coordinator).  We are looking for locums with availability over July, August and December.

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