Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants

Apply now Information Package

Quebec, Canada

Close Date: May 22, 2024

The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB) is looking for passionate and qualified Physician Assistants to join our growing team.
Make history with us and be one of the first Physician Assistants authorized to practice in primary care and emergency services in Québec!
Seize this opportunity to participate in an innovative healthcare initiative and serve the Cree communities of Eeyou Istchee.

The opportunity
This is a unique opportunity to provide patient care as part of a collaborative health care team in the nine Cree communities served by the CBHSSJB. As a Physician Assistant, you will play an essential role in optimizing the quality, coverage, accessibility and continuity of health services by contributing to the delivery of health care to the Cree population of Eeyou Istchee.

Your qualifications
• Canadian Certified Physician Assistant (CCPA) or equivalent certification from the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
• Strong interprofessional collaboration and teamwork skills.
• Experience working with indigenous populations is a valuable asset.
• Cultural sensitivity and adaptability, showing respect for traditional Cree approaches to health care.
• Ability to communicate in English is mandatory. Cree and French are assets.
• Previous experience as a Physician Assistant is a strong asset.

The offer
• Contract with superior remuneration
• Furnished home or transit provided
• Reimbursement of certain expenses such as transport and food
• Work schedule with fly-in/fly-out rotation (21 days/21 days)
• Continuing professional development (CPD) program
• Advantageous remuneration for guards
• Reimbursement of CAPA license and professional insurance
• Trauma-informed care and cultural safety training

To submit your application or for further information, please write to us at
Human Resources - Staffing Department

We thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving your application.

Physician Assistants
Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay

Founded in 1978, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB) is responsible for the administration of health and social services for all persons residing permanently or temporarily in Region 18, the administrative region of the Ministry of Health and Social Services of Quebec corresponding to the Cree territory of James Bay. Our mandate is defined in Chapter S-5—An Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons.