Niagara Region is Currently Recruiting Physicians

Please contact Jill Croteau, Physician Recruitment and Retention Coordinator for a consultation to find your ideal practice setting in Niagara. There are a variety of option in the area and we want to ensure that we understand your needs to ensure the right fit.  As we work with physicians for 1-2 years prior to retirement, not all positions are posted.

For current listing of practice opportunities in Niagara please visit www.HFOjobs.ca

 


 

 

The following is a listing of the practice models in Ontario/Niagara.

Comprehensive Care Model

Family Health Groups

  • 3 or more physicians practising together – not necessarily in the same office space but in close proximity
  • Patient enrolment is strongly encouraged
  • Regular office hours and 3-5 sessions of extended hours (weekday evenings and/or weekends) based on number of group physicians. Patient volume may require additional sessions. Each after-hours session must be a minimum of 3 hours in duration
  • Nurse-staffed, after-hours Telephone Health Advisory Service provides advice to enrolled patients
  • Sign agreement to join
  • Fee-for-service plus some incentives and bonuses for services to enrolled patients

Family Health Networks

  • 3 or more physicians working together as a group – not necessarily in the same office space but in close proximity
  • Physicians commit to enrol patients
  • Regular office hours and 3-5 sessions of extended hours (weekday evenings and/or weekends) based on number of physicians. Patient volume may require additional sessions. Each after-hours session must be a minimum of 3 hours in duration
  • Nurse-staffed, after-hours Telephone Health Advisory Service provides advice to enrolled patients
  • Sign governance and Family Health Network agreements to join
  • Family Health Networks can apply to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for funding to add allied health professionals if they are successful in their application for a Family Health Team
  • Blended capitation model i.e.: age and sex adjusted base rate remuneration plus bonuses and incentives

Family Health Organizations

  • 3 or more physicians work together as a group – not necessarily in the same office space but in close proximity
  • Physicians commit to enrol patients
  • Regular office hours and 3-5 sessions of extended hours (weekday evenings and/or weekends) based on number of physicians. Patient volume may require additional sessions. Each after-hours session must be a minimum of 3 hours in duration
  • Nurse-staffed, after-hours Telephone Health Advisory Service provides advice to enrolled patients
  • Sign governance and Family Health Organization agreements to join
  • Family Health Organizations can apply to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for funding to add allied health professionals if they are successful in their application for a Family Health Team
  • Blended capitation model i.e.: complement-based remuneration plus bonuses and incentives

Family Health Teams

Community Health Centres

  • Interdisciplinary teams serve hard-to-serve communities and populations that may have trouble securing health services
  • Centres focus on addressing the underlying conditions that affect people’s health, such as social determinants of health, poor diet and literacy
  • Regular and extended hours
  • Physicians are salaried employees of the Community Health Centre