Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Grace Health Centre
Are you interested in being a part of a team that values holistic patient healing, preventative care, and genuine, impactful mentorships?
We are seeking a Family Physician to cover a doctor’s maternity leave.
Start Date: June or July 2022
End Date: Dec 2023 (flexible and negotiable)
Includes option to convert to Part-Time / Full-Time under a new agreement.
This is an excellent temporary opportunity to explore a new working environment and care for a diverse, high need patient population. Supervision and/or mentoring available from experienced physicians. Extensive administrative support and staff to handle pre and post visit patient care (i.e. taking vitals, preventative care and education).
Who we are
Grace Health Centrewas established in 1986 to serve patients in northwest GTA; with a particular desire to help under-served individuals within its community. We serve our diverse patients with genuine respect and love irrespective of their language, religion, culture and background. Our patient population includes new immigrants, low-income families and vulnerable individuals.
You will be joining 7 congenial, passionate, & missional physicians in either a Family Medicine, Psychotherapy, or blended capacity. 3 of our physicians have focused designation as Physician Psychotherapist.
Our vision has always emphasized on caring for our patients’ complete well-being, which includes the physical, mental, relational and spiritual needs. We believe that when we also explore the psycho-spiritual needs of a patient – it often brings about deep, permanent healing that spans into both the physical and mental wellness of our patients.
Preventative Care Emphasis
We commit to proactive Preventative Care for our patients by regularly monitoring patient needs to decrease the burden of disease and associated risk factors. Participation in vaccination education, Covid and Influenza vaccination clinics for the community is also a central piece to our dedication for our patients. Extra online and take-home resources are made available to our patients for continual healthcare support.
Future Generation Mentorship
Our practice values the contribution and energy of young, aspiring doctors/psychotherapists/healthcare practitioners. We create volunteer, supervising intern and coop opportunities to learn from our physicians and be a part of the clinic community to serve our patients in meaningful ways. If you are passionate about mentoring and fostering the next generation, this is a vibrant community to be a part of and we invite you to join us.
Flexible start date and schedule – around 24 hours/week. Attractive expected hourly net revenue (after overhead) is $130-$140/hour.
During the worst parts of the pandemic, 90% of care was provided by telephone or video through OTN. We anticipate ~50% of care to be provided virtually post-pandemic. Family Health Group model.
We have well-trained staff members who prepare every in-person patient by conducting telephone COVID screening, temperature checks, infection control sanitization, measurement of patient vital signs, and keeping track of needed preventive interventions allowing you to maximize your time attending to patient care.
We have a diverse patient population; ability to speak Italian, Spanish, Cantonese and/or Mandarin is an asset. We use electronic medical records (Telus PSS EMR). With a large customer database, research opportunities are available, if interested.
Our practice is located in the Downsview area at the junction of Keele St/Hwy 401. It is highly accessible to major highways. Free parking available. There is a lab, x-ray clinic and pharmacy on-site.