Physician Assistant


Physician Assistant

Madawaska Valley Family Health Team
Location: Barry's Bay, Ontario
Posted: January 20th 2021
Deadline: February 28th, 2021

The Township of Madawaska Valley is located 187 km west of Ottawa, in Renfrew County. We are a small, rural Family Health Team (FHT), associated with a group of seven physicians and interdisciplinary health professionals. We located in an area that has a high burden of chronic disease, low average socioeconomic status and is historically under-served for healthcare services.  The Madawaska Valley is known for its beautiful scenery of lakes, rivers and forests characteristic of the Algonquin Park area, ample outdoor recreation opportunities, and a strong sense of community. Barry’s Bay is a wonderful community in which to work and play.

We are currently recruiting for a Physician Assistant. This is a two-year contract position, hopefully transitioning to a permanent position.

The successful candidate will be working directly for Dr. Jason Malinowski, who strives for same day access and providing comprehensive full spectrum primary care. The Madawaska Valley FHT/FHO is co-located on the St. Francis Memorial Hospital grounds and comprised of seven physicians and support staff who work closely with two nurse practitioners, a dietitian and a social worker.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Direct patient care following medical directives for both pre-booked and same day appointments.
  • Full scope primary care in a rural community including promoting preventive care, managing chronic disease, immunizations, well child and prenatal care, and acute issues. There is a a potential for palliative care also.
  • Administrative responsibilities including form completion and updating patient profiles.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant educational program
  • Certified or eligible to be certified by the Physician Assistant Certification Council of Canada
  • Effective time management and organization skills
Additional Information
  • Salary: starting salary $80,000 (negotiable) plus $10,000 HFO bonus for rural locations.
  • Deadline date to apply: February 28, 2020.
Contact Information
Susan Farrar
Madawaska Valley Family Health Team
21 St. Francis Memorial Drive,
Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada
K0J 1B0

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