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JOB TITLE Physician, BIPOC Specific
SALARY $173, 504 ($289,173 pro-rated to 0.6 FTE and inclusive of on-call stipend)
FTE STATUS: 0.6 FTE
DURATION OF POSITION: Permanent

 

 Planned Parenthood Toronto (PPT) is a fully accredited community health center that provides primary health care services to youth 13 to 29 years as well as health promotion programming, education, training, and research to improve the health and well-being of Toronto’s diverse communities.

We are currently seeking a racialized Physician to work 22.5 hours a week. Following PPT’s anti-racist and equity principles, we particularly encourage applications from Black and/or Indigenous communities to better reflect the communities of youth we serve and the specific needs of racialized youth.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Physician works within an interdisciplinary health care team to independently and collaboratively provide comprehensive primary and episodic health care to clients with an emphasis on sexual & reproductive health, health promotion, disease prevention, and health education. The Physician is a member of the Health Services Team and is responsible for supporting the agency’s mission, values and objectives. The Physician also functions under relevant legislation and standards of medical practice.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs assessment, diagnosis, treatment, health education/counseling, and other medical functions as required according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario standards of practice.
  • Provides virtual, over-the-phone, and in-person client-centered care
  • Utilizes appropriate referral networks and agencies for
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of client visits including the data required by the Ministry of Health, utilizing an electronic health
  • Participates in chart reviews and case
  • Able to perform venipuncture and carry out related blood
  • Ensures that laboratory procedural forms are filled out correctly and that specimens are procured and handled properly.
  • Acts as primary liaison and consult with the Nurse Practitioners in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients.
  • Participates in the Centre’s on-call service as
  • Participates in developing, reviewing, and updating policies and procedures; has specific responsibility for developing medical protocols and
  • Provides Standard HIV Point of Care HIV counseling and testing to clients following the Ministry of Health Policies, Procedures, and Quality Assurance for Point-of-Care HIV testing in Ontario.
  • Provides educational information on IUDs and can perform IUD insertions and removals.
  • Provides educational information on the birth control implant and does implant insertions and removals.
  • Supports trans clients with gender-affirming care, including hormone therapy and puberty suppression
  • Prescribe relevant medications and provide follow up care to clients requesting medical abortions at PPT
  • Supports clients with mental health
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of client visits including data required by Ontario Health and participates in regular quality of care chart audits and
  • Provides support in the development of Health Services protocols, and collects data and other appropriate administrative tasks as required.
  • Contributes to the planning and evaluation of Health Services programming and

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical degree from a recognized university
  • License to practice medicine and membership in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Three to five years primary care experience; preferably in a community health setting
  • The successful candidate will be Black, Indigenous, and/or a person of
  • Demonstrated ability to work with youth in areas of sexual and reproductive health, mental health, trans care, and prenatal care.
  • Proficiency and experience working with electronic health records an
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity goals and principles, sexual and reproductive rights, and to being youth-positive, 2SLGBTQ positive, sex-positive, sex work positive, and to being inclusive of diverse sexual and gender identities.
  • Commitment to pro-choice philosophy
  • Commitment to working from a community development perspective
  • Commitment to working cooperatively in a community-based setting as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency and experience working in a computerized environmentPlease forward a letter of interest and resume by March 18th, 2022 at 5PM to:
    Hiring Committee (Physician) Planned Parenthood Toronto 36B Prince Arthur Avenue Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
    Fax: (416) 961-2512
    Email: ppt@ppt.on.ca

PPT is pro-vaccination and requires all new hires to PPT to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 within 8 weeks of their hire.

PPT is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to building an organization that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from members of Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities; Two-Spirit, non-binary, trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer people; disabled people; youth; and members of other equity-seeking groups.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

PPT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates selected for an interview and all aspects of the selection process. If an applicant or a successful candidate requests accommodation, we will discuss their needs with them and make adjustments to support them. We regret to inform you that PPT is not a wheelchair-accessible space.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Criminal Record Check.