Dr. Ann Collins – President of the Canadian Medical Association

The Canadian Medical Association has a wonderful series called Physician Changemakers, which features physicians around Canada, and highlights their unique story. This feature is all about Dr. Ann Collins, who has recently taken on the presidency of the CMA after serving on the board of directors for seven years.

Follow her story in the article here as Dr. Collins weaves through her life, from mere thoughts about working in the field of medicine to taking on many different roles including part-time hospital emergency department work, running her own family practice, and medical director of a local nursing home.

Taking on this role during an unprecedented time with the pandemic has also presented its challenges, where virtual care is becoming the norm, and both doctors and patients have had to grapple with a lot of changes, at a very fast pace.

Physicians for You is proud to share the story of this successful Canadian physician who has deep roots in her community of Fredericton, New Brunswick, and is dedicating her wealth of experience to the Canadian Medical Association. Thank you Dr. Collins!

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Canada Ranks #1 for Quality of Life Again!

Canada has ranked #1 in the world for quality of life for the 4th year in a row and we cannot be more proud. 
 
Countries were ranked on nine metrics: affordable, a good job market, economically stable, family friendly, income equality, politically stable, safe, well-developed public education system and well-developed public health system.
 

Check out the full article from the Vancouver is Awesome for full details.

Interested to learn how you can make Canada your home?
 
Physicians for You is here to help you with all your doctor specific licence, registration and recruitment needs. 
 

We have physician jobs across this beautiful country. Contact us today! 

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Searching for the Best Healthcare Jobs in Canada?

Always loved the idea of living and working in Canada?

One of the great things about being a qualified Physician is your services are in-demand all over the world. That’s never been truer than in the current climate.

Physicians for You has been continuing to operate during this time to help people find healthcare jobs in Canada.

Whether you’re interested in relocating from the USA, the UK, Ireland or Australia, we’ve helped people from all over the world to find their dream job in Canada.

A leading medical recruitment company, our team is committed to building strong relationships with clinics, hospitals, health authorities, and medical colleges across the country.

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Are you a skilled physician who’s interested in working overseas?

If you’re looking for positions in Canada, Physicians for You can provide expert guidance, advice and support throughout the entire recruitment process.

Our recruitment company help individuals relocate to Canada and work in a setting of their choice, in a role which reflects their skills and experience. If you’re looking to work overseas, there are many reasons to choose Canada, whether you’re relocating from the USA, the UK, New Zealand or Ireland. 

For instance, Canada is 23% cheaper than the USA, with transportation, housing and restaurants in particular much more affordable. It is also more affordable in many respects than the UK, and even though it’s much larger than Britain, the population in Canada is actually smaller.

Canada is therefore ideal for anybody looking to move to a country which offers more space and is more affordable.

Our hard-working team want to make overseas medical recruitment easier and more straight-forward. We work closely with clients to help them find their dream position in Canada.

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Searching for a Medical Recruitment Agency for Canada?

Canada’s leading medical recruitment agencies, Physicians for You can provide expert guidance, advice and support throughout the entire recruitment process.

Over the past decade, Physicians for You have worked with clinics, hospitals, health authorities, and medical colleges to make the recruitment process smoother and easier.

Whether you’re a skilled Physician looking for work in Canada or run a medical facility that requires medical professionals as soon as possible, our recruitment agency has extensive knowledge of the processes and how to make it easier.

Our friendly, knowledgeable team offer step-by-step guidance for both our clients and physicians.

Candidates include Family Physicians with postgraduate training from Australia, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom and the USA. We are also looking for specialists with postgraduate training from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom and the USA.

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Physicians for You - Searching for Specialists in Physician Recruitment in Canada?

The world is going through unprecedented challenges due to the Coronavirus pandemic, putting pressure on the healthcare system like never before.

Here at Physicians for You, we want to reassure our valued physicians and clients that we are continuing to operate throughout this time. Whether you’re a new or existing client, we are still working hard to meet your requirements.

We remain ready to respond to meet the needs of our Canadian medical community, no matter how the situation develops in the future.

Our team expert guidance, advice and support throughout the entire recruitment process. We can also offer information on the benefits of working in Canada for physicians compared to other countries like the USA and UK. It’s extremely easy for physicians to check their eligibility on our website.

Whether you’re qualified in anesthesiology, dermatology, diagnostic radiology or emergency medicine, Physicians for You can help you take the next step in your career. No matter if you’re newly qualified or have many years of experience, our recruitment specialists can help you find your dream position overseas.

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Physicians for You - Searching for Specialists in Overseas Medical Recruitment?

One of the advantages of being a qualified medical professional is your skills are in demand all over the world. That’s never been truer than at the present moment, with many countries struggling to support patients during the Coronavirus pandemic and searching for extra help.

If you love the idea of working in Canada, there are plenty of opportunities to do so, but it’s not always easy to navigate the process.

If you’re looking for a supportive medical recruitment agency to help you find work in Canada, simply register with Physicians for You. We specialise in medical recruitment in Canada and can help you find new opportunities in these challenging times.

There are many reasons to choose to work in Canada, especially in comparison to other countries, which you can explore on our website. Whether you’re thinking of leaving the UK or the USA, we can help you discover the benefits of moving to Canada.

Our team is continuing to operate during this time although many processes will, unfortunately, be delayed. We’ve been rated ‘excellent’ but our previous clients and pride ourselves on a first-class service every step of the process.

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Permanent and locum Jobs in Canada

In the wake of the Coronavirus crisis, the world has never been more in need of medical professionals and medical staff, with everybody finally waking up to what heroes those working in this industry are.

If you are a physician and are looking for a  permanent job in Canada, Physicians for You could be your ideal recruitment agency.

Canada is renowned for having an excellent healthcare system and it’s arguably one of the best in the world. In terms of the country’s principles, there are five conditions listed in the Canada Health Act: public administration, accessibility, comprehensiveness, universality and portability.

As medical recruitment specialists, Physicians for You can help you find permanent and locum jobs in Canada.

This country is a fantastic place to live and work and with Physicians for You you can easily find the best jobs for your unique skills and career goals.

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Physicians for You - Foreign Physician Recruitment

Are you overseas and looking to make your mark on the medical industry in Canada? We at Physicians for You are Canada’s leading medical recruitment company. We have a large network of medical facilities including that of hospitals, health authorities and medical clinics all around Canada.

What you can expect from Physicians for You, is a service dedicated to getting you the work you’re looking for. Our team make sure they are available to you 24/7, always respecting yourself and your schedule. With quick response times and a history of success, you can rest assured knowing you’re getting the very best treatment with Physicians for You.

We have a wide database of roles available, being constantly updated. If you’re looking for work, simply visit our site and begin looking at the roles that you feel are suitable for you. Whether that’s cardiology in Toronto, or working in a community health centre in Ontario, whatever you desire, you’ll be able to find the spot in Canada looking for you, with Physicians for You.


Get started today, give our team at Physicians for You a ring on the number: +1 778 475 7995. If you’ve got any questions regarding recruiting or being recruited, feel free to fill out the provided contact form available on our website and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Get started with the beautiful country of Canada and one of the most respected healthcare systems in the world, with Physicians for You.

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BC Air Ambulance Pilot – An interview with Ian Jones

We recently caught up with our friend Ian Jones, who gave us some insight on what led him to a career as a BC Air Ambulance Pilot and some of the things we might like to know about the job. Him and his team provide an incredible service that enhances our healthcare in Canada, and we thank them!

What company do you provide services for?

I provide services for Helijet International. It is a helicopter airline and charter service based in Vancouver, British Columbia that has been contracted to provide helicopter transport for the British Columbia Air Ambulance Service using air medical equipped helicopters.

What is your Title?

My title is Training Captain.

What type of aircraft do you fly?

Sikorsky 76A, 76C+ and 76C++

How long have you been a pilot?

I have been a pilot for 28 years.

You are originally from Wales, correct? How did you end up coming to Canada?

Yes, I'm from Wales and my wife is from Germany. After I retired from the Army, I had not really been back in the UK for anything but Pilot courses. We both liked Canada and so made plans to move. At the same time the Army wanted to keep me on, so I got posted to Canada as I emigrated.

What type of team do you have with you when you fly? 

The team consists of two Critical Care Paramedics, or two Infant Transfer Team (ITT) Paramedics, and sometimes a Physician or third Paramedic under training.

Does the team size depend on the emergency or is it a standard requirement?

The team size is pretty standard, maybe with or without an incubator if it is an Infant Transfer Team (ITT).

What is your designated travel zone? 

My designated travel zone is BC's Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, up to 3 hours of flight time.

Has that always been your travel zone?

In Canada yes, this has been my travel zone. I have also flown Africa and former USSR in the offshore oil role as Medivac and transfer.

What type of medical training are you required to have?

As a pilot, I do not require medical training. 

What question(s) do you get asked the most?

The question I get asked the most is: Are you a Paramedic?

What is something that has surprised you about the job that you wouldn't have thought?

Something that surprised me was the amount of phone calls required to fly each mission.

Perks or likes of the profession?

Great flying scenery. The profession is always a mix of fun and challenging moments. 

What advice would you give to someone who wants to become an air ambulance pilot?

The best advice I can give is to fly and accumulate good hours and experience on other types first, and log as much night and instrument time as possible 

Thanks Ian! It has been great getting to know a little bit more about the work that you do. We appreciate the service you and Helijet provide.

My pleasure, thank you. I love what I do. 

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Recruitment for Hospitals

Physicians for You aim to give you the highest standard of guidance, advice, and support throughout the entire recruitment process. We are Canada’s leading medical recruitment specialists and over the last 10 years, we have developed strong relationships with clinics, hospitals, health authorities and medical authorities all around the country.

If you’re a medical facility looking for physicians to fill your ranks, we’re here for you. We utilise our extensive knowledge of the medical field to ensure the very best recruitment for hospitals in Canada. Simply let us know the role you’re looking for, and we’ll find for you the people who can fulfil all of your requirements.

We make it our goal to be professional, always. Delivering quick and accurate responses to your queries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We make sure our service is personalized for you, allowing you to employ a physician that not only fulfils the role you’re looking for but has the correct attitude to work effectively within your team.

Find out why we’re so widely chosen to handle recruitment for hospitals.
Get started today by giving a member of our team a call on the number: +1 778 475 7995
Alternatively, fill out the provided contact form available online, with any particular questions or requests you may have for us.

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Canadian Healthcare Jobs

 Are you looking to get into Canadian Physicians jobs, but don't know where to start?  Physicians for You are a company that prioritises your wants and your needs, finding suitable physician roles in Canada that match those requirements. We pride ourselves on providing excellent guidance and support throughout the recruitment pr...
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Recruitment For Hospitals

 Physicians for You specialise in helping those seeking work within the Canadian Medical Industry, as well as helping medical specialists find the right candidates for their available job roles. We work with health authorities, hospitals and private clinics all over Canada, to ensure that medical talents are being put to use. We're there for y...
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Canada Medical Recruitment

We pride ourselves on the support we give to those looking to recruit or be recruited within the medical industry across Canada. We work with all manner of practices, whether it's clinics, hospitals or Health Authorities. Getting the job done as one of the most competitive and effective Canadian Medical Recruitment agencies. Our work with these cli...
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Medical Recruitment Agency

At Physicians for You, we offer dedication unlike any other, our driven team are experts in their field, having accumulated experience in medical fields across Canada for many years, we have the knowledge and understanding to help you get your career moving. We utilise the relationships we have built over the past 10 years with clinics, surgeries, ...
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Healthcare Recruitment Agency

 Physicians for You, is here to help whether you are looking to recruit top talent for your practice, or you are looking to secure the next perfect role for yourself for 2020. As the leading healthcare recruitment agency in Canada, we make it our responsibility to bridge the gap between employers and employees and get the right fit, every time...
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Canadian Medical Recruitment

We know it is cliché to say it, but we can't believe it is December! This year seems to have flown by and we are pleased to say that it has been an excellent year for us here at Physicians for You. To-date, we have been bridging the gap between medical candidates and clients to ensure that our clients get the best staff for their positions and our ...
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Cannabis Resources for Physicians in Canada

Cannabis for medical purposes has been legal in Canada since 2001, when individuals with certain illnesses such as HIV/AIDS were authorized to grow their own marijuana or obtain it from authorized producers or Health Canada. This was a relatively small number of Canadians who had the legal right to possess the drug.As of October 17, 2018, cannabis ...
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Ontario’s New Super Health Agency

Ontario has unveiled its new integrated public health care system called Ontario Health. Last February the Ontario Health Minister announced that there were plans in the works, and now we are seeing those changes begin to integrate.  The Ontario government started by merging nine of the province's fourteen Local Health Integration Ne...
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Where To Find A Recruitment Company For Hospitals

Getting the right candidates for your job first time is vital. If you have an opportunity to fulfil a position, you will want to get a professional that can hit the ground running – after all, it will save your hospital money and maintain a healthy turnover. At Physicians for You we are a leading recruitment company for hospitals who can source the...
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