Primary Care Positions Available

Job opportunities with Inner City Health Associates

ICHA is inviting applications to fill Six Primary Care positions, including two locum positions. The successful candidates must be experienced family physicians and have demonstrated interest in working with complex, vulnerable inner-city populations and hold an MD degree and certification in Family Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Experience in addiction medicine considered an asset. The responsibilities of the successful candidates will include provision of excellent clinical care in non-traditional clinical settings, specifically in a drop-in or shelter. They must be able to work independently as well as be part of an interdisciplinary team that includes case workers from our partner sites.  All Physicians at ICHA are independent contractors and are remunerated on an hourly basis.

The specific opportunities are as follows:

  1. 2 FTE position at a downtown men’s shelter clinic. This site also has a concurrent ICHA Psychiatric clinic. Position to start in June 2022.
  2. Three 0.2 FTE positions at an Enhanced Hotel shelter program. These site has great supports with a Nurse and Nurse Practitioner on site, access to psychiatry services and addictions medicine on call for support. Positions to start in April/May 2022.
  3. 5 FTE at a downtown family health team, covering a 9 month locum, starting in July 2022.
  4. 4 FTE at a downtown family health team, covering a 3 month locum, starting in May 2022.

In less than 15 years, Inner City Health Associates has become the largest homeless health organization in Canada, with 200 physicians and nurses offering Toronto’s homeless and precariously housed population with direct access to high-quality health services.

ICHA provides transitional primary care, psychiatry and palliative care, reaching people on the street and at shelter-based clinics, drop-in sites, encampments, COVID-19 isolation/recovery centres and Enhanced Hotel Shelter programs. ICHA works with shelter providers, community health and social support agencies, hospitals, the City of Toronto, and regional health planners to bring integrated care and support to people who are homeless and precariously housed.

ICHA aims to set the standard of excellence in homeless health service delivery. ICHA is also an educator, advocate and health system innovator, dedicated to addressing deficits in the social determinants of health, to improving individual and population health, and to ending homelessness.

ICHA is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

More information about ICHA can be found at

Qualified candidates are invited to forward a letter of interest including curriculum vitae via e-mail, no later than X, 2022 to:

Primary Care Locum opportunity at Seaton House Infirmary:  12 month locum, starting in December 2022, 2 x 5 hours clinics per week (currently on Tuesday and Thursday, though this may be flexible).  Please email Priya () if interested.

Primary Care locum at Willowdale Welcome Centre (Yonge and Finch), 7-8 hours per week for 6 months, starting immediately.  Please contact Priya () if interested.