Noojomowin Teg Health Centre Northeastern Manitoulin and the Islands, ON, Canada
Apr 17, 2018Full time
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre is seeking a full-time General Practitioner/Family Physician. The Physician will provide clinical leadership to our health and wellness programs in cooperation with our professional and program staff, clients and partners. The Physician will work within an indigenous community-based primary health care environment that is committed to wholistic and comprehensive care through both traditional and western healing methods. Noojmowin Teg is committed to outreach, and a circle of care approach, in collaboration with the seven Manitoulin Island district First Nation health staff, as well as non-aboriginal health professionals and organizations, service providers and elder groups, to support the wholistic health of the island First Nations community members. This employment opportunity offers a unique work experience for a professional interested in a rural setting (yet close to urban amenities), and who would have interest in participating with a team that addresses the health care of First Nation and indigenous populations. The Centre offers a competitive salary and benefit package, including pension, professional development and leaves. Qualifications - License to practice from the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons - Relevant Medical Degree - Experience or interest in working in a community primary health care setting - Knowledge and interest in health issues affecting Anishinabek people - Demonstrated sensitivity to and/or knowledge of Anishinabek cultural values and tradition - Reputation as a collaborative leader - Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills within an electronic environment, mandatory - Ability to travel to multiple health care clinics, a valid class G Driver’s License, and clear driver’s record - Appropriate personal insurance coverage How to Apply Please mark “Confidential” and submit via email to Pamela Williamson, Executive Director, Noojmowin Teg Health Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org : - a covering letter and resume, - proof of medical licensing, accreditation, insurance - three (3) work-related letters of reference, - a Police Vulnerable Sector Check, - a copy of valid driver’s license and driver’s abstract. Submissions may also be sent in hardcopy format. Given the traditional practices of the Anishinabek, from time to time, exposure to wood smoke and the burning of sacred medicines, including tobacco, sweet grass, sage or cedar, may occur within the work setting. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.