Primary Care Physician  

Deadline: April 24, 2024

Position Type: Permanent, Part Time (21 Hours/Week)

Posting Type: External

Supervisor: Manager, Primary Care


  • Main Location: Access Point on Danforth 
  • You may be required to work at any other Access Alliance site

Short Description:

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a Community Health Centre that aims to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities. The Centre envisions a future in which diverse individuals, families and communities can achieve health with dignity.

Are you ready for the challenge of providing responsive primary care to population groups that come from around the globe, addressing access barriers to the provision of primary health care while maintaining a healthy work-life balance?

If you would like to make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families who have recently immigrated to Toronto, please consider this exciting opportunity to be a primary care physician at Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services.

Our dynamic and collaborative inter-professional team includes family physicians, nurse practitioners, community health nurses, social workers, dieticians, physiotherapist, psychiatric consultants, health promoters and a cutting-edge medical interpretation program. We operate three well-equipped centers, covering the city’s west end, east end and downtown. All are easily accessible by public transport. To learn more about Access Alliance, our programs, services and locations, please visit our website:

We are seeking a Family Physician who will embrace our fundamental concept of access to services as well as our holistic approach to primary care.  In our model, physicians deal with a complex and challenging roster of clients supported by the skills of an integrated health services team including education, health promotion, prevention and early intervention. We encourage everyone to work at their highest capacity.


  • Provide ongoing comprehensive primary medical care of all ages including but not limited to assessments, diagnoses, counseling, screening, referral, education, treatment and follow-up, triage, urgent care/walk-ins, review of lab results, participation in On Call
  • Monitors client health maintenance, and, in cooperation with client and other members of the team develops health care plans and recommendations concerning treatment, disease prevention, and health promotion options
  • Provides consult to Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and other members of the team
  • Assisting and/or leading in the development of medical directives, policies, protocols, guidelines and, when needed and appropriate in PC related initiatives
  • Make use of and participate in interdisciplinary team-based care; support and practice within the Access Alliance Model of Care and Model of Health and Wellbeing; participate actively and positively in the life of the organization
  • Attends, participates in and if required, leads regular case conferences to ensure appropriate interdisciplinary review and discussion of complex cases
  • Participates in program development, delivery and evaluation, and may also do committee work
  • Other relevant duties and responsibilities as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Current license to practice medicine and registered with the CPSO
  • Current CMPA coverage
  • 2 years + general practice experience is an asset
  • Strong clinical skills and the ability to manage multiple and complex health issues in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability, commitment to and knowledge of community health care
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with clients in a culturally diverse practice population
  • Excellent communication, decision-making, problem-solving, conflict and time management skills
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and appropriate software applications
  • Second language, relevant to catchment area populations, is an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and on-call
  • Commitment to anti-racism, anti-poverty and combating other forms of discrimination

Duration: Permanent

Hours: Part time, 21 hours/week

Location: AccessPoint on Danforth (3079 Danforth Ave)

Starting Date: 18/05/2024

Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.

Access Alliance offers comprehensive group benefits coverage, annual vacation entitlement, cumulative sick leave entitlement, and employee assistance programs. Access Alliance is a HOOPP employer. 

Application Method:

With Primary Care Physicianin the subject heading, please send your resume and cover letter by 5:00 p.m. on April 24, 2024 to:  

        by E-mail: 

        by Regular Mail:  Hiring Committee, Primary Care Physician                       

                             Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services

                                    340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9

No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement. Please note that a criminal background check (Vulnerable sector) will be conducted for this position.

We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and 2SLGBTQI+ communities. We encourage candidates to include their relevant pre-Canadian experience in their application as applicable.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre. 

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