Location: Ottawa, ON Region (Plantagenet)
Job Type: Part-time
Language: English/French (required)
Work Location: In person
Doctorate or Master degree
Experience working in Long Term Care preferred;
Medical practitioner license to practice medicine in the Province of Ontario, and at all times be a member in good standing of the Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario;
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Attending Physician will provide high quality resident centered medical care.
Attends the nursing home on a weekly basis, to provide clinical care to assigned residents;
Addresses resident acute and chronic care needs and provides appropriate and timely documentation;
Identifies circumstances in which palliative and/or end of life care may benefit the resident and family members and work collaboratively with members of the interdisciplinary team;
Works effectively and efficiently with members of the interdisciplinary team including the medical director to ensure the highest level of care is provided to residents;
Conducts regular medication drug review and documents/updates resident’s health record;
Participates in after hour on-call;
Commits to continuing education related to long term care, care of the elderly, palliative care and dementia care.
Participates in physician peer review to continually improve resident care.
Knowledge of regulations governing long term care;
Ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team;
Ability to build trust and interact in a professional manner with staff, residents, families and other community partners.