The Barrie Area has an immediate need for Family Physicians with a broad range of practice opportunities available including; locums, starting a new practice, taking over an existing practice, or practice sharing with another Barrie Area Family Physician.
Family Physicians are supported through the Barrie Community Family Health Team (FHT) and the Family Health Organization (FHO).
- Company: Barrie Community Family Health Team
- Address: Barrie Area
- Title: Family Physician
- Terms of Employement: Permanent, Locum, Practice Sharing
- Wage: Fee for Service or Blended Capitation Model
- Location: Barrie Area
- Skill Requirements: Successfully completed MD and Residency
FHO – Family Health Organization
An FHO or Family Health Organization represents an alternative payment model for Ontario family physicians delivering comprehensive primary care and includes the following revenue streams.
FHOs are groups of physicians who provide comprehensive primary health care services to their patients with a focus on illness prevention. FHOs provide care during regular and extended office hours as well as on call coverage.
The Barrie FHO is one of the largest in the province serving approximately 140,000 enrolled patients; it is governed by a lead physician, associate lead, treasurer, board of 11 directors and 86 members. The Barrie FHO has agreements with MOHLTC, local association, Ontario MD, Joint Venture, and Barrie Family Medicine Clinics.
For more information on the FHO please contact: Shannon Mulhern – SMulhern@bcfht.ca
FHT – Family Health Team
The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is one of 200 Family Health Teams (FHT) that were created as part of the Ontario government’s plan to reduce wait times and improve access to quality health care for Ontario residents. Since opening our doors in 2006, we have strived to enhance the care that is provided to patients and families within our community by offering a variety of programs and services that support healthy living and overall wellness.
We are one of the largest FHTs in the province, with 86 physicians and 44 integrated health professionals providing care to our 119,000 patients. Family physicians belonging to our FHT work with our team of skilled healthcare professionals to give the best care possible and assist patients with managing their health. Our team of healthcare professionals include:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Diabetic Educators
- Lung Health Educators
- Registered Dietitians
- Registered Nurses
- Lactation Consultants
- Mental Health Counsellors
The Barrie and Community Family Health Team is Canada’s largest integrated network on one electronic medical record system. Our connectivity within the community ensures we are meeting local health and community needs.
Programs focus on chronic disease management, disease prevention and health promotion, and we work closely with other local organizations, such as Georgian College, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and CCAC.
We welcome the opportunity to work with family physicians and encourage you to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org for information about joining our team.