This prominent children's hospital in Ontario is seeking a child psychiatrist to join their multidisciplinary Acute Care Inpatient Mental Health Unit, which specializes in the acute inpatient care of children and adolescents with mental health problems.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
The unit has 19 beds and this full-time position is shared with two other full-time psychiatrists. The Inpatient Unit multi-disciplinary team comprises nursing staff, child and youth care workers, two psychologists, three social workers, an occupational therapist, and a .5 FTE Family Medicine physician. The work involves psychiatric assessments and brief treatment of children and youth with a variety of psychiatric disorders. The position of Medical Director of the inpatient unit may be available for qualified applicants.
Required Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate will have had training and/or experience in child and adolescent psychiatry, with Royal College certification or an equivalent. Inpatient experience as an attending physician is preferred. Some administrative experience will be required for the Medical Director position.
Minimum Level of Preparation and Training
MD from an accredited institution; Royal College Certification in Psychiatry or equivalent; child psychiatry experience, training, or certification from the Royal College or equivalent body; must meet criteria for an academic appointment in Psychiatry at the local University's Faculty of Medicine. Bilingualism (English/French) is desirable.
Remuneration; Vacation/Conference Time
$260,000-$350,000/year (remuneration varies depending on academic and clinical productivity); 6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; financial support for conference attendance. This position carries a stipend in addition to the regular pay and the Medical Director position also has an administrative stipend.
The Hospital is a pediatric health and research center providing outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow. It is a world-class centre providing pediatric tertiary care for children and youth aged 0 to their 18th birthday. It is one of only a few stand-alone pediatric hospitals in Canada and with more than $243 million in annual revenues, 2,500 doctors, nurses and additional staff dedicated to providing the best possible care for the children and youth of their community.
In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.
Interested candidates, please contact:
Hedi Cameron, Regional Manager,
CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.