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Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre

Consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of SOAHAC, the Physician (MD) provides Primary Care within their scope of medical practice for Indigenous people living on and off-reserve in the and surrounding First Nations communities. The physician provides care to individuals across the life span, promoting a wholistic approach to health, preventing illness and assisting individuals, families and groups to achieve an optimal state of health and well-being. The Physician works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and provides consultation to the Nurse Practitioners as needed.

www.soahac.on.ca



Position:  Locum Family Physician

Region:  Chatham – Kent

Description:  

Qualifications:

-Medical Degree and current license to practice medicine in the Province of Ontario
-Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications; EMR competency an asset
- Experience in community medicine
- Ability to work within an interdisciplinary environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, and cultural sensitivity
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact positively with community members, management, and staff
- Knowledge and understanding of issues impacting the health of the Indigenous population
-Understanding of how culture and diversity influence the client service plan
-Ability to work with a collaborative, pro-choice, trauma-informed, harm-reduction-focused, and client-centred approach
-Thorough understanding of the social/societal determinants of health of Indigenous peoples in Canada
-Knowledge of the legacy of residential schools, colonization, assimilation, and the impacts of such history on the health of individuals
-Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures and approaches to healing and wellness
-Demonstrated understanding of the strength, knowledge and resiliency of Indigenous people
-Ability to mentor, support and work alongside students



Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Temporary Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, January 31, 2018

How to Apply:  Please send your cover letter and CV to:

amevans@soahac.on.ca

or

Anna-Marie Evans
SOAHAC
425-427 William Street
London, ON N6B 3E1


Location:  Delaware First Nation at Moraviantown

Profession Type:  Physicians and Surgeons

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