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Clinic Physician - Health Protection Division (2)

Competition #:  0014-24
Position: Clinic Physician - Health Protection Division (2)

Position Summary

The Clinic Physician provides medical care to the clients of Sexual Health Clinics in accordance with the objectives of the Sexual Health Services Program, the Policies and Procedures of the Health Unit, applicable legislation, and regulations of their profession.

The position involves travel and variations of the working day.

Duties and Responsibilities

Professional

  • Demonstrates accountability in the provision of primary care for clinic clients and consultation to the Sexual Health Services Program through:
    • Ensuring medical procedures and recommendations provided in clinics are consistent with current medical practice to meet the needs of the clients served.
    • Working closely with clinic staff to meet the needs of the clients served.
    • Being accountable for own medical practice as applied to the responsibilities and duties as described above.
    • Participating in the certification and re-certification process of clinic staff working under Medical Directives.
  • Maintains awareness of, and supports the objectives, policies and procedures of the Health Unit.
  • Promotes the sexual health programs and services to groups and individuals as requested by the Manager.
  • Liaises with community physicians as necessary.
  • Maintains professional competency according to Regulated Health Professionals Legislation

Program

  • Provides certification of staff following medical directives, and on-site clinical services.
  • Supports the delivery of Sexual Health Program and clinical services through:
    • Consultation as needed with staff authorized to use medical directives in providing client services.
    • Completion and follow-up of routine laboratory tests through processes developed in collaboration with the staff, NP and Manager
    • Provision of physician authorization for referrals of clients to specialists as needed.
  • Provides primary care to clinic clients including:
    • Medical examination, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and referral of clients.
    • Complete and accurate documentation of examinations and assessments.
    • Contraception, cervical screening, STI treatment, or managing related concerns as appropriate.
    • Referrals for therapeutic abortion as required.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement initiatives as assigned
  • Participates in the implementation of the emergency preparedness and response plan as assigned
  • Complies with the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee’s relevant best practice documents

Administration and Human Resources

  • Works in accordance with the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Consults with the Chief Nursing Officer on matters related to professional practice.

Physical

  • Works in a safe manner as required by Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Performs work in an environment with frequent exposure to major disagreeable conditions
    or hazards.
  • Does light physical activity of long duration and medium physical activity of intermediate
    duration.
  • Performs work involving almost continuous periods of mental, visual and/or auditory
    concentration of intermediate duration and/or frequent periods of long duration.
  • Detects and works toward eliminating health hazards in all assigned areas.

Qualifications

1. Education

  • Graduate of an approved medical school

2. Experience

  • Three years in family practice or equivalent setting
  • Delivery of sexual health clinical services in preferred

3. Other

  • Proof of current registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Current membership in the Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current contraceptive options, sexually transmitted infection case management and treatment, cervical screening guidelines, and occupational health and safety legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions, promote and foster teamwork, consult with Health Unit personnel and the community, and interact with clients regarding sensitive issues
  • Working knowledge of the OPHS
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Proof of immunizations required by HKPRDHU

Haliburton, Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit is committed to doing our part in the fight against COVID-19 and other communicable diseases. All HKPRDHU employees are required to provide proof of having received three (3) COVID-19 doses and an annual influenza immunization before date of hire. HKPRDHU recognizes its obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code and will provide accommodation where such requests are authorized by the Medical Officer of Health.

Location: Port Hope office (1) and Lindsay office (1)
Status: Independent Contractor posision
Salary: $110/hr
Start Date: April 5, 2024

Accommodations are available, upon request, to support the participation of persons with disabilities in the recruitment process. All recruitment documents are available in alternative format, upon request.

Qualified applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
200 Rose Glen Road
Port Hope ON L1A 3V6
Tel: 1-866-888-4577  Fax: 905-885-9551
E-mail: jobs@hkpr.on.ca

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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