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Join Our Team

Come be part of a collaborative and community-based interdisciplinary primary care team on beautiful Manitoulin Island!


Learn more about rural practice and life on Manitoulin Island with the NOSM presentation here:

Physician Opportunities

Physician Opportunities

The Manitoulin Central Family Health Team (MCFHT) and the Manitoulin Health Centre (MHC) are seeking a family physician to join their experienced health care team. With a progressive practice and generous incentives, you and your family can enjoy all that Manitoulin has to offer.


Practice Includes:

  • 37 days of locum funding through Health Force Ontario (HFO) and the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)

  • Equitably divided on-call schedule at the Manitoulin Health Centre


Compensation and Incentives Include:

  • Rural and Northern Physician Group Agreement (RNPGA) funding model salary 

  • Community eligibility of $113,200 grant (Northern and Rural Recruitment and Retention Initiative), paid over four years by the MOHLTC

  • $5,000 in relocation assistance

  • $5,000 signing bonus from the Municipality of Central Manitoulin

  • 3 months free rent for office space

  • Northern Physician Retention Initiative is available after 4 years of full-time service.

*All programs, incentives, and rates are subject to change according to the MOHLTC.

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Our congenial group of 5 physicians is recruiting for (2.5) full time or part time physicians within a RNPGA1 salaried model. A combination of clinical and emergency services make this an interesting opportunity for a rewarding practice experience.

On-call at our 14-bed local hospital will be 1 in 7.5 (at full complement), remunerated separately via sessional and HOCC funding. This is a very cooperative team, working in an integrated model with the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team (FHT). The FHT offers the services of Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Health Promotion, Dietetic, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Traditional Healing and Psychiatry.

The Team provides preceptor teaching to the NOSM, University of Waterloo and Laurentian University, as well as a supportive environment that prioritizes CME for the group. In addition, Monday-Friday daily joint rounds provide an interactive opportunity to discuss care planning for hospital in-patients, emergency and office patients with a interdisciplinary team.

Manitoulin Island is renowned for its beauty and recreational opportunities, in particular, kayaking, boating, sailing, camping, fishing, cycling, hiking, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Its natural beauty and numerous small lakes make it a sought-after recreational destination.

Please join our diverse team of practitioners! Between us, we speak English, French, Anishinaabemowin, Arabic, Czech, Belarusian and Russian.

Locum Opportunities


Please contact us for details.


Locum Opportunities

Rewarding Job:

  • A variety of responsibilities that include ER, Inpatient, Office

  • Call arrangements; negotiable 1 in 3, ER coverage with inpatient care

  • Clinic hours: 10:30am to 4:15pm


  • The Physician group holds group rounds weekday mornings

  • The group provides a supportive call in for trauma cases in ER

  • Our interdisciplinary health team includes Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Personal Support Worker, Health Promoter, Dietician, Traditional Healer, Social Worker and Physiotherapy

  • Our clinic is staffed with a friendly and knowledgeable team


  • EMR – TELUS PS Suite

  • Private EMR training prior to start of first clinic

  • Bedside Echo in ER (Sonosite)

  • Imaging processed through PAX

Employment Opportunities
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