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Community Health Physician

Unison Health and Community Services
12 Flemington Road
Toronto , ON M6A 2N4
416-653-5400 (Main Phone)
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Community Health Physician

Part time, Locum, Position, 1 year

14 hours per week (likely Tuesdays & Fridays)


Unison Health & Community Services - Lawrence-Heights Site

Unison Health and Community Services is a non-profit, community-based organization that serves neighbourhoods in North West Toronto. Operating out of five locations, Unison offers core services that include primary health care, counselling, health promotion, Early Years programs, legal services, harm reduction programs, housing assistance, adult protective services, Pathways to Education and a Diabetes Education program. Unison’s mission is working together to deliver accessible and high quality health and community services that are integrated, respond to needs, build on strengths and inspire change.

We are dedicated to providing high quality health care and community services and programs, with a focus on priority populations in North West Toronto.

We are working from an inclusive, sex positive, harm reduction, anti-racist, pro-choice, anti-oppression, and participatory framework in addressing the issue of access to health care for our mandated priority populations encompassing all the determinants of health.

At this time, we are seeking an experienced physician to join the Clinical and Allied Health Team at our Lawrence-Heights site.

The Community Health Physician will have strong clinical and interpersonal skills to complement our team. Responsibilities include primary care to clients and their families within a multi-disciplinary, collaborative care model that emphasizes health promotion and client education.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in community-based primary care settings;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to the impact of social, economic, environmental and cultural issues on health;
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team of clinical and program staff;
  • License to practice medicine and membership in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario;
  • Experience serving Unison’s priority populations (people with mental health and addictions, seniors with complex needs, LGBTTQ+, and youth facing barriers) an asset;
  • Ability to speak a second language an asset.

Unison offers a competitive compensation plan.

Interested candidates are asked to email a résumé with covering letter to:


Hiring Committee – LH Physician

Unison Health and Community Services

Toronto ON M6A 2N4

              [email protected]

Please cite UN_2019_006 in the subject line of the email.


We welcome applications from people who are reflective of the diverse communities we serve, including those who might need accommodation.

Where needed, accommodations for applicants with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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