Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty Addiction Medicine

Role and Facility Information

Join a multi-disciplinary team delivering comprehensive primary care to patients living with addiction and/or mental health challenges.

A joint initiative of Interior Health Authority and a non-profit Society founded by local physicians, we offer a unique approach to delivering care to a population which may face barriers in a traditional family practice environment.

Currently, five family physicians practice at the centre on a part-time basis, offering intensive mental health and substance use therapies in addition to preventative and chronic disease treatment.

The centre also houses related programs, such as the Community Crisis Response Team, a Stop HIV nurse and other service providers and partners. The program also offers a range of services including intake assessments, referrals to other resources, diabetes education, life skills training, counselling and psychiatry.

Physician fee for service billings are pooled and an hourly salary ($135-$175/hr) is offered. Collegial environment with exceptional support staff. MedAccess EMR.



Compensation Type

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