Instructions for Posting
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Date of Posting: January 16, 2017 (3 mo)


Position:           Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 
Location:          Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre
The Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre (MATC), located in Burnaby, B.C., provides provincial tertiary programs for BC youth, ages 12-17, with complex emotional and behavioural issues. Programs include 22 residential beds and community based services. Most youth are admitted voluntarily. One residential unit provides treatment for youth, ages 12-18, found unfit or NCRMD under the Criminal Code of Canada, due to mental disorder. The Maples is engaged as a teaching facility and conducts research in partnerships with local universities. We currently have 5 psychiatrists in our group.
As an experienced and licensed Clinical Psychiatrist you will use your knowledge and expertise in mental health treatment of youth to provide direct psychiatric consultation to youth referred to the Maples. You will bring expertise in psychiatric assessment, treatment and engagement in multidisciplinary assessment and service delivery. The capacity to function as leader and collaborator, as a member of a multidisciplinary team including nurses, social workers, psychologists, and childcare staff is essential.
An ideal candidate will have compassion for and experience working with disadvantaged and Aboriginal populations, neurodevelopmental issues, interest in engaging in research and program development. We are also seeking candidates who have experience working with forensic populations.
Candidates need to have fellowship with the RCPSC, or equivalent with specialty in Psychiatry and are eligible for licensure in the province of British Columbia. Candidates would preferably have sub-specialty Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or Forensic Psychiatry (with experience with youth) or are in the process of obtaining this.
Remuneration is via competitive alternate payment mechanism, with optional on-call. 
Qualified candidates should submit their most recent CV, covering letter and have references available.   
Chris Booth MD FRCPC
Clinical Director
Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre
3405 Willingdon Ave.
Burnaby BC
V5G 3H4
604 660 5812
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