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Physician - Locum (casual) job openings! 

Full-Time/Part-Time Casual  
Status to work as a Locum (casual)  
Opportunities Available Additional hours may be available. Available to work Locum in August/September 2022  
Category Primary Health Care  
Open Date 7/21/2022  
Close Date  

The Medical Doctor (MD) provides primary care to clients and their families within a care model that emphasizes health promotion, disease prevention, and client education, and provides primary care functions and participates in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and services for individuals, families and the community within the scope of practice mandated by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The MD functions interdependently with the other members of the Primary Care team within a health promotion framework and works in a collaborative fashion to meet program goals and objectives

Program-Related Activities

  • Performs assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counselling and other medical functions as required according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario standards of practice.
  • Provides primary care to individuals and their families by taking into account risk factors, (environmental, social, psychological and medical) in a manner which can be understood by the client, and when applicable, their families.
  • Performs clinical duties by seeing and assessing clients for routine health and illness care, prescribing treatment, during scheduled hours of service, providing on call service when scheduled and/or making home visits as necessary, and by keeping other physicians informed regarding problems arising when on call.
  • Provides outreach to clients in the Carlington client service area, as needed.
  • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of medical protocols and directives.
  • Participates in the Centres on call service as directed.
  • Works within a health care framework which emphasizes health promotion and education, disease prevention and recognises the special risk factors (social, physical, psychological, etc.) which may affect the health of clients.
  • Acts in an ethical and professional manner in accordance with the guidelines of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian College of Family Practice and the policies and standards (written and unwritten) of CCHC.
  • Coordinates or is involved with patients during periods of hospitalization or with community health professionals when patients are receiving in-home health care.
  • Works with the health care team to plan and evaluate programs and develop or initiate health teaching, screening programs or workshops by identifying health needs of clients and various other community groups.
  • Provides consultation support to the Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and all other allied health care colleagues as requested.
  • Maintains and develops professional competence through appropriate continuing education methods (e.g., peer interaction, literature review, conferences, courses, staff development leave).
  • Facilitates the administration of the health centre by identifying areas where the development of protocols and procedures is required to improve client services or to promote effective staff functioning and participating in committee work and staff meetings.
Position Requirements


  • Medical degree from an accredited university, with additional certification in Family Medicine.
  • License to practice with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
  • Additional training in an area relevant to the Centre’s services.

Professional Experience

  • Three to five years full-time primary care experience; experience in a community-based setting or combination of community and hospital or public health settings, an asset.
  • Experience and interest in working with marginalized and diverse clientele, such as low-income, high-needs, newcomer, and a variety of multicultural communities.

Key Competencies

  • Thorough knowledge of and proficiency in current physical assessment and treatment methods.
  • Ability to apply health promotion concepts, strategies, and philosophy.
  • Knowledge of and interest in counselling an asset.
  • Ability to develop and implement programs using an inter-disciplinary collaborative approach.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant community resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to model “client centred” service delivery.
  • High level of organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, to be flexible, to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications, including Microsoft Office programs, client database software, and electronic record keeping in a client services setting.

Linguistic Profile

  • This position is not designated under Carlington’s French Language Services Plan.
  • Fluency in English is essential.
  • French/English bilingualism is preferred.
  • A third language relevant to our client population is an asset.

Personal Suitability

  • Sensitivity to the needs of marginalized and diverse clientele.
  • Commitment to health promotion concepts, strategies, and philosophy.
  • Commitment to community-based health care and social services, and strength-based philosophy and practices.


  • Availability to work regular evenings and occasional weekends.
  • Availability to work regularly scheduled on-call.
Salary Range $135.33/hour - $156.72/hour  
Reports to Director of Primary Health Care  
Position Medical Doctor  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Brittany Bourdon  
Number of Openings 2  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number PRI-22-00004  
Location Carlington CHC  
About the Organization Carlington Community Health Centre is a non-profit organization that puts today's most pressing health care challenges at the heart of their service delivery. We turn to the best professionals and employees to help improve the health and well-being of our community. We build trusting relationships with our clients and deliver quality services through a wide range of health and social services to parents and children, youth and teens, adults, and seniors.

We look to help community members resolve problems and advance concerns in the community by providing organizational support and advocacy assistance to local groups and associations.

Our mission is to improve, support and promote the health and well-being of the people and diverse communities we serve!
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CCHC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+ communities and persons with disabilities.  
French Job Description None Specified 

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