Practice Type: Indigenous Primary Care
Who are we?
We are community led non-profit organizations working together in partnership to care for Indigenous people and our communities.
Q’wemtsin Health Society (QHS) is located on Tk'emlúps te Secwe̓pemc (Kamloops, BC) lands caring for Tk'emlúps, Skeetchestn, and Whispering Pines Band members. The team includes an integrated group of excellent clinical and social care providers utilizing an integrated approach and EMR. The Society listens and actions the needs of our communities with innovative ways to help our people build knowledge, capacity, and resilience taking into consideration the whole person.
“It is an absolute honor and pleasure to create a longitudinal family medicine relationship with these incredible people in pursuit of supporting their best health outcomes. I am grateful for the opportunity and privilege of them sharing and connecting with me that contributes to my understandings and best life as a family physician, mother, and community member.”
— Dr. Selena Lawrie
Supporting Team Excellence with Patients (STEP) Society is a non-profit that operates 5 medical clinics serving more than 22,000 patients. STEPS and QHS partner to deliver medical services and find opportunities to make both organizations the best they can possibly be. In addition to sharing physicians, providing back up with locums, and identifying areas to improve workflows, we enable a large group of family physicians to build a cohesive, responsive, collegial team of professionals to help each other.
Who are you?
A family physician who is a team player passionate about indigenous peoples who will provide high quality longitudinal family medicine services while connecting and building relationships with our people. You are kind, humble, courageous, relationship centred, curious and a brilliant family physician in pursuit of continued excellence in all areas of integrated, collaborative, team-based health, and social care. You are committed to the longer haul of 5+ years if it is a good fit after trying us out.
You will also use your physician and personal superpowers to help us collectively push our work and model into being a world-class gem modeling solutions to indigenous focused health and social care services and delivery including reconciliation, relationship-patient-community centred, and striving with us for best patient health outcomes for our people.
What you get?
70%+ of the billings, Telus Med Access, parking, indigenous education and sharing, a mecca for outdoor activities and sports, an unreal team and fun, collegial physician support, billing support, quality improvement support, no business or HR related responsibilities, and passionate community members behind us all each step of the way.
If you are ready to join the best ride of your life, send us an email with your resume and why you think you’d be the best fit.