Careers

Our team is continuously growing and if you are interested in working with our Peterborough Family Health Team, we are regularly seeking Nurse Practitioners, Registered Dietitians, Mental Health Clinicians, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Registered Nurses and medical secretaries.

As a member of one of Ontario’s largest Family Health Teams, you will:

  • Focus on patient care
  • Enjoy independence and team support
  • Share experiences with peers
  • Join a vibrant community

Check here frequently for new postings in your field or email your résumé and a cover letter to hr@peterboroughfht.com. We will keep it on file for the next available position.

The Employee Handbook outlines the employer-employee relationship with Primary Health Care Services of Peterborough.

 

 

Current Postings


Board/Committee Opportunities


No open postings

There are currently no job postings within the Peterborough Family Health Teams. However, we are always willing to accept your résumé for future consideration.


FHT Employed


Mental Health Clinician – Permanent 1.0 FTE

Posted on Monday, January 29th, 2018 by Susy Snopek

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centred approach to primary health care that brings together doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, mental health clinicians and other health-care professionals and support staff to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients – when they need it, as close to home as possible. FHTs are a key component of Ontario’s health-care plan to reduce wait times, improve access to primary care, and keep Ontarians healthy.

 Mental Health Clinician

Drawing on your 3+ years of clinical experience and as part of a interdisciplinary team, you will provide assessment, crisis intervention and stabilization, short term therapy, health education and advocacy on behalf of patients. The ideal candidate also has training and experiencing in facilitating groups and group based process.  You hold at least a BSW (MSW preferred), M Ed or M.A. (in counselling) and registration with the appropriate regulatory college. Clinical experience in the community would be an asset, travel with this position  is mandatory to Curve Lake, Buckhorn and Norwood . Special interest and experience with Indigenous population is a requirement.  Additional training and/or experience in any of the following areas: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma informed practice and  Addictions is considered an asset. This is a permanent full time position (1.0 FTE or 37.5 hours per week) role.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, by February 12, 2018, to hr@peterboroughfht.com.

 Peterborough Family Health Team is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Peterborough Family Health Team offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact hr@peterboroughfht.com

 


Mental Health Clinician – Permanent, Part Time (0.7 FTE)

Posted on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 by PHCS

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centred approach to primary health care that brings together doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, mental health clinicians and other health-care professionals and support staff to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients – when they need it, as close to home as possible. FHTs are a key component of Ontario’s health-care plan to reduce wait times, improve access to primary care, and keep Ontarians healthy.

Mental Health Clinician

Drawing on your 3+ years of clinical experience working with medically ill clients in a health care setting, you will provide bio-psychosocial assessments of patients and their families, psychosocial interventions, health education, crisis intervention, addictions counselling and advocacy on behalf of patients. You hold at least a BSW (MSW preferred) and OCSWSSW registration. Other degrees will be considered, however you must belong to a related professional college. Clinical experience in the community would be an asset, as would additional training and/or experience in any of the following areas: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Addictions, and EMDR. This is a permanent part time (0.7 FTE or 26.25 hours per week) role.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, by February 12, 2018, to hr@peterboroughfht.com.

Peterborough Family Health Team is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Peterborough Family Health Team offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact hr@peterboroughfht.com.

 

 

 

 


Registered Dietitian-One year contract, 30 hours per week

Posted on Friday, February 2nd, 2018 by Susy Snopek

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centred approach to primary health care that brings together doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, mental health clinicians and other health-care professionals and support staff to co-ordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients – when they need it, as close to home as possible. FHTs are a key component of Ontario’s health-care plan to reduce wait times, improve access to primary care, and keep Ontarians healthy.

The Peterborough FHT is seeking a Registered Dietitian.  This is a one year 0.8 FTE (30 hours per week) contract position.

As a PFHT Dietitian, you will be completing individual nutrition assessments, developing nutrition care plans and providing nutrition counselling for the management of  diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disorders, and other medical needs.  Group facilitation is an important part of this role, therefore experience in this area is favoured. You must have the proven ability to work effectively with patients, staff, physicians and the community, maintain confidentiality and impartiality, and be able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Training or experience in Craving Change facilitation, and motivational interviewing are considered assets. At least, two years of experience in a primary health care setting is preferred, and applicant must have a registration in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume,  to:  hr@peterboroughfht.com by February 23, 2018.

Peterborough Family Health Team is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Peterborough Family Health Team offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact hr@peterboroughfht.com.


If what you're looking for isn't listed here but you think you'd be a good fit for our teams, we're always willing to accept your résumé for future consideration.


Physician Opportunities


Peterborough FHT/FHO Practice Share Opportunity – 500 patients

Posted on Friday, April 28th, 2017 by lrichey

FHO Physician in established FHO/FHT is seeking a partner to assume care for 500 patients

An exciting opportunity to join a well established practice and assume care for 500 patients.  This positions would be part of the practice and would receive all compensation for the patients cared for and in return would be responsible for the comparable overhead. This practice is part of a highly integrated Family Health Organization (FHO) and has a flexible start date.  The FHO is part of a larger Family Health Team (FHT), encompassing  5 Family Health Organizations in Peterborough. The practice has a current roster of 1700 patients of all ages and stages.   The practice operates in a collaborative environment with 24 other family physicians who provide extended hours coverage for the entire team.  The practice and entire FHO is fully electronic and has a well established Electronic Medical Record in Practice Solutions (Telus Health).   You will have complete administrative support as well as EMR/IT support.

For more information regarding this opportunity please contact Lori Richey, Physician Recruiter @ 705-772-1777;  email lori.richey@peterboroughfht.com.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from an accredited institution
  • CCFP Certification or equivalent practical experience is an asset.
  • General license to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
  • Membership in the Ontario Medical Association.
  • Membership in the Canadian Medical Protective Association.
  • Three to five years primary care experience is preferred, preferably in a community health setting.
  • New Graduate Family Physicians and General Practitioners are welcome to apply

About the Peterborough Family Health Team


Kinmount – CCM Physician Opportunities

Posted on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 by lrichey

Kinmount is located approx. 2 hours north of Toronto in a modern 7,000sq. ft. Health Centre currently housing 2 doctors, physiotherapy, pharmacy , specimen lab and various allied health services.  This site is eligible for Return of Service and is also wiling to take students for their rural placement.

There are numerous opportunities in Kinmount:

  • Seeking a 3rd physician to join and build a practice from scratch – currently 700-1000 unattached patients in catchment area
  • Seeking a replacement physician for December 2019 for approx. 750 patients
  • Seeking a replacement physician for June 2020 for approx. 1000 patients

All positions have flexible hours but must include one evening per week.  Current physicians are enrolled in a CCM model which also provides a yearly preventative care bonus and capitations payments for the number of patients enrolled. The location qualifies as an under-serviced area and therefore a successful applicant would be eligible for the Northern and Rural Recruitment and Retention grant from the MOH of approx.$83K payable over four years, provided they have not received the grant before, and provided the position is full-time (40 hrs/wk).

The patient population covers all age groups and provides a variety of acute and chronic care experience. The clinic has a full EMR (Accuro) system and there are no on-call requirements.

The general overhead is very competitive at between 18% to 20%

The Foundation provides all medical equipment, fixtures and furnishings and computers.

Physicians need only bring a stethoscope! Four season recreation at the doorstep and much lower living expenses than a large city.

For more information call  1-705-928-0048 or mbrel@sympatico.ca or visit www.doctorwanted.org 


Build Your Own Practice

Posted on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by lrichey

Peterborough City and County are on the underserviced list of communities and as such we are currently seeking Primary Care Physicians who are interested in building their own practice as part of one of our five Family Health Organizations (FHO) which are all part of a large community wide Family Health Team (FHT).  We have a variety of business models and locations within our FHO’s which offer everything from turn key practice sites, to completely independent.

Physicians working in a FHT environment benefit from:

  • access to the expertise and knowledge of a wide range of inter-professional providers to support patients, leading to a more effective use of physician time and improved care for patients.
  • ability to share an optimize overhead costs
  • an avenue to participate in and contribute to system change and transformation
  • ability to work as a team and to share responsibility for patient care
  • access to IT and analytics to improve patient metrics and patient care

Interested candidates can contact Lori Richey@ lori.richey@peterboroughfht.com or 705-749-1564 x317 for more details or to express an interest in this opportunity.


Lakefield – Family Physician Full and/or Part Time

Posted on Friday, November 10th, 2017 by lrichey

FAMILY PHYSICIAN Full-Time and/or Part Time

Overview: This is an opportunity to join the Chemong FHO and be a part of one of Ontario’s largest Family Health Team’s (Peterborough). The community of Lakefield and surrounding areas continue to grow and as such we are seeking providers who are looking to build their own practice. Visit www.peterboroughfht.com for more information on the FHT.

Location: Morton Community Health Centre – https://goo.gl/maps/jSYNeGPiLFA2

This position is eligible for a maximum of $80,400 payable over four years as part of the Ministry of Health’s Rural Recruitment & Retention Fund.  More details can be found at http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/northernhealth/nrrr.aspx

Facility Details: Practice in a beautiful medical facility located in the quant village of Lakefield, Ontario. This site is supported by the Morton Community Healthcare Centre Foundation who are willing to complete renovations to suit as well as outfit your office with the required medical equipment. Visit http://www.mchclakefield.ca/ for more details about the site as well as the foundation.

Practice Size: We are seeking individuals who are willing to build a practice from scratch as well as provide fee for service seasonal care to the many cottagers who come to this area.

Medical Record Details: TELUS Health Practice Solutions

FHT Allied Health Professional Support:
• Registered Nurse
• Mental Health Clinician
• Registered Dietitian
• Pharmacist

In House Support:
• Reception
• In-house AHP (specify)

FHT Programs offered to patients:
• FHT to Quit (smoking cessation)
• INR (Point of Care AntiCoagulation)
• Mindfulness /MBCT
• Craving Change
• Diabetes Prevention
• Health Health
• Trans Care Clinic
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Qualifications:
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from an accredited institution;
• Certification from the College of Family Physician of Canada;
• Practical experience is an asset;
• Licence to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO);
• Membership with the Ontario Medical Association (OMA); and
• Membership in the Canadian Medical Protective Association.

Contact Information:
If you require further information about this position; or are interested in submitting your CV for this position, please contact:

Lori Richey
Executive Director, Peterborough Family Health Team
Email: lori.richey@peterboroughfht.com
Phone: (705)749-1564 ext. 317
Mobile: (705)772-1777

 


LOCUM Physician Required – March 12 – April 6, 2018 – 2-3 days/week

Posted on Thursday, January 18th, 2018 by lrichey

LOCUM Physician Required – March 12 – April 6, 2018

We are currently seeking a locum primary care physician to cover for a maternity leave from March 12 – April 6, 2018.  This position is part of a FHO/FHT and is located in a multi-specialty building with on-site x-ray, ultra sound, mammography, hearing services and pharmacy. This position has full administrative support, plus the benefit of  Family Health Team allied health support.

Details for the position are as follows:

  • Practice size is 750 patients which are comprised of a variety of ages and health conditions
  • The office is shared with another physician so the hours required will be every Monday, Thursday and 2-3 Fridays per month
  • Patient charts all contained within shared Accuro EMR
  • Patients will have the support of in house mental health, registered dietitian and pharmacist

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from an accredited institution
  • CCFP Certification or equivalent practical experience is an asset.
  • General license to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
  • Membership in the Ontario Medical Association.
  • Membership in the Canadian Medical Protective Association.
  • New Graduate Family Physicians and General Practitioners are welcome to apply

Interested candidates can forward their CV to lori.richey@peterboroughfht.com .  For more information please email or call 705-749-1564 x317


If what you're looking for isn't listed here but you think you'd be a good fit for our teams, we're always willing to accept your résumé for future consideration.


Physician Employed


RN-Full Time, Permanent

Posted on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by Susy Snopek

Registered Nurse Position Available

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centred approach to primary health care that brings together doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, mental health clinicians and other health care professionals and support staff to coordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients – when they need it, as close to home as possible.  FHTs are a key component of Ontario’s health care plan to reduce wait times, improve access to primary care, and keep Ontarians healthy.

Two family physicians who belong to a Peterborough Family Health Organization are looking for a full time, permanent registered nurse to join their team. Their practice philosophy is to provide person-centred, inter-professional team-based care, based on respect, collaboration and support. They provide evidence-informed care to patients across the life span.

The Registered Nurse (RN) is an integral part of the team and works cooperatively with all members of the health care team in patient health promotion and disease prevention.  If you are an RN with experience in well baby care, primary care of families, community health and/or chronic disease management, this is a great opportunity to join us and practice within your full scope of practice as outlined in the Standards of Practice by the College of Nurses of Ontario.  Knowledge of well baby care, child development, diabetes care, primary care, immunizations and electronic medical record are assets.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, by February 5, 2018, to fht7000@gmail.com.

We are actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact fht7000@gmail.com.


RPN-Full Time, Permanent

Posted on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by Susy Snopek

Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Position Available   

                     

Family Health Teams (FHTs) use a patient-centred approach to primary health care that brings together doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, pharmacists, mental health clinicians and other health care professionals and support staff to coordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients – when they need it, as close to home as possible.  FHTs are a key component of Ontario’s health care plan to reduce wait times, improve access to primary care, and keep Ontarians healthy.

The Registered Practical Nurse is an integral part of a multidisciplinary team who will be employed directly by the physicians and will work cooperatively with all members of the health care team in the promotion of patient health and prevention of disease. He/she should be an independent, organized individual with strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.  The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) will practice within his/her full scope of practice as outlined in the Standards of Practice by the College of Nurses of Ontario  This is a full time permanent position.

The position requires excellent health assessment and clinical skills and the ability to perform the full range of duties and responsibilities. Knowledge and experience in well baby care, primary care of families, diabetes, immunizations and electronic medical record would be assets.

 You must hold a current certification of registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario as an RPN and maintain membership in the RPNAO.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, by February 5, 2018, to fht7000@gmail.com.

We are actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact fht7000@gmail.com.

 


If what you're looking for isn't listed here but you think you'd be a good fit for our teams, we're always willing to accept your résumé for future consideration.


Non FHT Employed


No open postings

There are currently no job postings within the Peterborough Family Health Teams. However, we are always willing to accept your résumé for future consideration.