Locum Physician Term: Temporary full-time, one year contract, maternity leave replacement (4 days per week, 0.8 FTE)
Vibrant Healthcare Alliance
Jan 31, 2020Part time
Vibrant Healthcare Alliance is a multi-service organization operating at four (4) locations across the Greater Toronto Area, providing services to people and communities with a range of ages, health status, physical abilities and complex needs. Vibrant Healthcare Alliance is proud of our ability to meet the needs of the community by delivering high quality innovative health and social care programs that include primary healthcare services, health promotion and prevention programs, attendant care and personal support and community development initiatives. We are currently seeking a Locum Physician to work 4 days per week (0.8 FTE) to provide coverage during a maternity leave. Salary Range : $178,685 - $205,745 per year, prorated to 0.8 FTE POSITION OVERVIEW: The Physician works with an interdisciplinary team to provide primary health care to the clients we serve, including seniors, people with physical/mobility disabilities, youth and other complex populations. The Physician takes into consideration the social determinants of health within a model of care which emphasizes health promotion, health education and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for clients and Vibrant Healthcare Alliance’s community. The Physician is responsible for supporting the organization’s mission, vision and values while working in accordance with relevant legislation and standards of medical practice. RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs assessment, diagnosis, counselling, screening, referral, education, treatment and other medical functions as required according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario standards of practice. Provides primary care to the general community with an emphasis on Vibrant Healthcare Alliance’s priority populations. Maintains complete and accurate records of client visits including the data required by the Ministry of Health, utilizing the electronic health record. Collaborate with other healthcare professionals and health promotion services as necessary and consult, as required, with Nurse Practitioners to enable them to work within their full scope of practice. Ensure complete and up to date documentation of medical records including various performance indicators in accordance with the organization’s funder agreements. Contributes to chart documentation and data entry, and participate in chart reviews, case conferences and make referrals. Participate in the supervision and education of medical students. Continue to improve professional knowledge, develop skills and remain up to date concerning current trends, especially related to Vibrant Healthcare Alliance priority populations. Participate at staff, team and committee meetings, reviews and other activities related to the organization. Ensures that laboratory procedural forms are filled out correctly and that specimens are procured and handled properly. Work in alignment with the organization’s strategic plan QUALIFICATIONS: License to practice medicine and membership in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Current CMPA registration. Medical degree from a recognized university. Three to five years’ experience in a primary care setting, community based preferred. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment. Understanding of the social determinants of health. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and effective oral/written communication skills. Proficiency and experience working with electronic health records. Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with our diverse clientele and across all levels of the organization.