Job DetailsPhysician - Family Planning Clinic (Contract) (Posting #SHPHY-0220)
The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) currently has an exciting opportunity for Physicians for our Family Planning and Sexual Health Clinic at Citi Plaza in London, Ontario and at the Kenwick Mall in Strathroy, Ontario.
At MLHU, our goal is to support people in London and Middlesex County to achieve and maintain optimal sexual health and reduce the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. We provide evidence-based, client-centered, non-judgmental, confidential, accessible and affordable clinical services.
We are currently seeking two (2) physicians to serve primarily female clients at scheduled Family Planning Clinic in London, and occasionally in Strathroy. This position would be available immediately. This position will require availability to work Tuesday morning, afternoons and evenings with casual availability to work other shifts throughout the week as needed.
- Assessing, diagnosing and treating sexually transmitted infections, prescribing birth control and facilitating the achievement and maintenance of sexual and reproductive health.
- Providing effective, client-centered, non-judgmental, confidential, easily accessible and affordable multidisciplinary clinical services.
- Contributing to the learning of current and future health care professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health through educational events, clinical placements and participation in relevant research.
- Working within the policies and procedures established by the Middlesex-London Health Unit.
- Current registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and Certification from the College of Family Physicians (CCFP), and/or Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC).
- Appropriate coverage under the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) or comparable medical legal coverage.
- Knowledgeable in sexual health, including the diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections and birth control methods.
- Experience working in women’s programs with a sexual health focus, or family practice settings managing sexual health issues would be preferable.
- Skilled in IUD/IUS insertions and venipuncture.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in clinical practice required.
- Previous teaching experience would be an asset.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
- Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team.
- Interest and skill in working with populations at risk.
- Strong computer skills would be an asset.
- Ability to provide culturally sensitive, non-judgemental service;
- Interest and skills in working with diverse and high-risk populations;
- Willing and able to work evenings;
- Communication proficiency (written and verbal) in French and/or any other languages is highly desirable.