Niagra Region, Canada

French Speaking Family Physician needed for community health care centres in Niagara area. The staff at the Health Centre is young, energetic, innovative patient centered and french speaking.

Country: Canada
City: Niagra Region
Physician Type: Family Medicine/General Practitioner
Compensation: Salary +
The annual salary is 250,000$
The employer contributes 6.5 % of the physicians annual salary if he or she contributes 5% into a co managed RRSP plan
10 days to participate in educational programs
The Employer will provide the physician with medical benefits and insurance coverage.
The Employer will also pay the CMPA practice insurance for the physician
4 weeks vacation in the first year
1 day off each anniversary of employment
35 hour work week with possible flexible schedule
Paid travel expenses for travel incurred on behalf of the centre


The Health Centre in Welland is one of four community health centres in the Niagara area. We are a community hub of services that include primary care service, health promotion and well being, violence prevention program for women, settlement services for Newcomers to Canada, children’s mental health, adult mental health, specialized services such as a specialty COPD clinic and more recently the development of an interdisciplinary primary care team that supports the solo physicians in the Niagara area. The team has been put in place to work with patients of physicians who suffer from mild to moderate mental health issues. More complex cases are navigated towards the more appropriate community resources. All services are provided in the French language, however the interdisciplinary team and the COPD services are offered in both languages. Tied to the primary care team are other services such Diabetes education, foot care, falls prevention, seniors exercise classes and numerous other educational workshops. The services are provided in a newly constructed Centre that has become the hub of french language health services in the community. Over 50 physicians refer patients to the centre for allied health services offered at the centre. The opportunity is very exciting because of the vast network of physicians, family practice or specialists associated with the centre as well as the vast network of community partners who either services on site or are part of the network of service providers support the needs of the french speaking community.

Job Category

What makes this opportunity attractive, is the work environment, the team members, the services and support provided, the fact that all services are provided in french, the reputation enjoyed by the clinic since we provide services to many solo physicians in the community, the vast network of physicians and specialists already established and the finally the relationship established with community partners.

About the Hospital/Clinic

The staff at the Health Centre is young, energetic, innovative patient centered. All have chosen to work at our Centre because of the patient centered approach. The team includes, nurse practitioners, nurses, dieticians, occupational therapists, kinesiologists, therapists, clinical supervisor, health promoters, dental hygienist, foot care specialist and laboratory technician.

Location Details
Physician Duties

The ideal physician will be one who is patient centered, enjoys the multidisciplinary approach and support provided, sees him or herself as a part of a team, enjoys teaching and assisting team members and is is looking for a stable work environment,
A degree in Medicine (with an internship in Family Medicine) received from a recognized university.
Certificate from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Licence to practise issued by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
Challenge: Why is this or is this not a difficult search?
Physician must speak French and English.  


Part-time and full-time, 1-2 physicians

Start Date

Immediate due to a recent physician from the team retiring.