NTP Family Practitioner Contract or Experienced Practitioner Group Contract working with Refugees/Newcomers to Canada (1.0 FTE) | Downtown Urban Greater Victoria
The Victoria Primary Care Network is seeking an applicant(s) to join the region in providing primary care services to underserved populations. We seek New to Practice Family Practitioners and/or several experienced Family Practitioners to help stabilize primary care supports for Newcomers to Canada. The position is 1.0 FTE which can be either one individual or more than one, adding up to 1.0 FTE, who would share the practice.
The Family Practitioner(s) will provide full service primary care for patients coming from the federal newcomers to Canada program who need stabilization prior to transfer to a regular primary care provider, including federally-mandated Health Assessments. The practice will be made up of children, adolescents and adults. The population served includes immigrants and refuges from Syria, Africa, Greece, Lebanon and Egypt. Translation services are available. There is a focus on mental health. Knowledge of trauma informed practice is essential. The Family Practitioner will have support from a Primary Care Network team, including Mental Health Workers and Pharmacists.
Work collaboratively with the Island Health Refugee/Newcomer NP at the Health Care on Yates Clinic.
What we are looking for:
- Dedicated, hard-working and collaborative physicians.
- Ability to work as a team with Nursing, Nurse Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals.
- Shared philosophy of trauma-informed, culturally-safe care essential.
- Interest in innovation in primary care and working part-time/shared position.
In the Victoria Cultural Association offices (Nootka Court, Downtown Victoria - Douglas St.).
PCN Manager, Stan Bersenev | email@example.com
Open to new to practice physicians and/or physicians currently practicing as FPs, ERPs or Hospitalists.
Federally-mandated Health Assessments.
Knowledge of trauma-informed practice.
Experience in hospitalist, rural or ER would also be considered assets but not required.