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St. Joseph’s Health Centre Department of Family & Community Medicine is inviting applications from qualified family physicians for a staff family medicine obstetrics position with the St. Joe’s Toronto Primary Care Obstetrics group (www.stjoesfamilyob.com). The successful candidate must be a family physician with a fellowship in Family Medicine Obstetrics or 3-5+ years of family medicine obstetrical experience.  The candidate must have demonstrated an interest in caring for vulnerable populations and hold an MD degree and certification in Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include hard call for family medicine obstetrics (1 in 15), coverage of the Early Pregnancy Management Clinic while on call, some c-section assist coverage and teaching to postgraduate learners. The successful candidate should have an established family practice, or plans to join a practice, in the west-end of Toronto.  The individual must be a strong team player and have demonstrated a passion for family medicine obstetrics.

The start dates are July and fall 2022 for the positions, but can be flexible.

St. Joseph’s Health Centre, within the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Unity Health Toronto, is strongly committed to diversity and intentional inclusion within its community and particularly encourages applications from racialized person/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

St. Joseph’s is a fully accredited community teaching hospital within the Unity Health Toronto network, serving Toronto’s west-end.  St. Joseph’s provides care to a culturally and economically diverse population of about 530,000. Unity Health Toronto’s values center around Inclusivity, Community, Excellence, Compassion and Human Dignity.  The Family Birthing wing was renovated in 2012 and has approximately 3200 delivers per year.  The family medicine obstetrical group provides care for 200-250 patients per year and is growing.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward a letter of interest including curriculum vitae via e-mail, no later than May 30, 2022 to:

Dr. Shawna Irons, Division Head of Primary Care Obstetrics, Department of Family & Community Medicine, SJHC, Unity Health Centre, Shawna.irons@unityhealth.to