Guelph Community Health Centre
  • 07-Mar-2018 to 26-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • CAN
  • Part Time


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time permanent (approx. start date May 15th, 2018)

HOURS/WEEK: 28 hours per week

What is the Guelph CHC?

The Guelph CHC is located in the vibrant city of Guelph, Ontario, and provides primary care services and community health programs using an interdisciplinary, team-based approach. We have innovative client-centered services delivered through the use of interdisciplinary teams.   Our clinical team consists of family physicians, nurse practitioners, and registered practical nurses, who work collaboratively with Guelph CHC community health workers, including social workers, dietitians, outreach workers, and cultural interpreters.

The Guelph Community Health Centre works within a determinants of health framework which emphasizes health promotion and education, disease prevention, anti-oppression, and recognition of special risk factors (social, physical, psychological, etc.) which may affect the health of clients.

This position is at the Downtown location of the CHC.

Benefits of working at the Guelph CHC:

  • Regularly scheduled hours of work
  • Flexible hours of work
  • Competitive salary range
  • Paid vacation and personal leave
  • Health benefits package for employee and family members
  • Continuing medical education/professional development
  • No office overhead
  • Supportive clinical environment
  • Long standing clinical team

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary care services, including comprehensive assessment and treatment, supportive client counseling, prenatal and neonatal care, and clinical consults with Nurse Practitioners
  • Work within a determinants of health framework which emphasizes health promotion and education, disease prevention and recognizes the special risk factors (social, physical, psychological etc.) which may affect the health of clients
  • Participate in the Centre's on call service as directed (consisting of courtesy hospital visits and phone calls in rotation with other physician colleagues) and occasional home visits as necessary
  • Ensure appropriate, comprehensive treatment is delivered by maintaining complete and accurate medical records, participating in chart reviews, and discussion of problem cases and answering client inquiries
  • Maintain professional development through continuing education, including Practice Based Learning opportunities
  • Be an active member and contribute to assigned interdisciplinary teams


  • Licensed Family Physician, as per the requirements of the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons, with CCFP certification
  • Possess or is eligible to obtain required malpractice coverage with CMPA (this coverage is eligible for reimbursement)
  • Experience working with communities and individuals who face barriers accessing traditional health care institutions (such as individuals facing poverty, language barriers, discriminations, mental health and substance use issues, etc.)
  • Previous experience in community health/social services and/or a values based organization is an asset
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Proficient in the use of computers and various other software applications including Word, Outlook, and electronic health records
  • Ability to work interdependently and respectfully in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Proficiency in other languages is an asset

Understanding and commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of the Guelph CH

 If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at Applications are accepted via our online application tool before midnight on Mar 26th.  

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We thank, in advance, those who apply, but will contact only those who qualify for interviews.

We require that all finalist applicants undergo a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screen through their local Police Services Branch prior to start date.

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