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Date of Posting:  November 16, 2017 (6)


Location:     Ontario, Canada


General Summary   This prominent children's hospital in Ontario is seeking a junior or mid-career level 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 university rank, 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.   

Setting  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 has 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. Office: 647-883-7185 E-mail:




Date of Posting: October 18, 2017


Position:      Full-time and Part-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

Location:     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Employer:   Saskatoon Health Region / University of Saskatchewan


Saskatoon Health Region, in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is seeking applications for full time and part time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists. 

The successful candidate will hold appointments with the Saskatoon Health Region and University of Saskatchewan, Department of Psychiatry, possess a strong team approach and join a collegial group practice of 10 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists who enjoy a broad scope of practice including outpatients, acute care and shared call responsibilities.  The Department offers a Child and Adolescent subspecialty training program and the successful candidate will be involved in this subspecialty training program, the general training program, and medical student education. Preference will be given to candidates with Royal College certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and who have infant and inpatient practice experience.
Candidates with Royal College Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:
  • Contract: $364,000 - $412,000; or fee for service if successful candidate prefers
  • On call stipend is outside the contract. On call remuneration varies in accordance with variation in the on call rotation
Candidates without Royal College Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:
  • fee for service 
  • on call stipend is outside fee for service earnings. On call remuneration varies in accordance with variation in the on call rotation
Benefits:  Responsibility of the Physician
Location of practice: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Language of Work: English
Qualifications:  Candidates must hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Preference will be given to candidates with Royal College certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 
The City: Saskatoon Shines - With more hours of sunshine than any other major Canadian city and a population of 265,000+, Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan, offering non-stop entertainment opportunities including world class events, festivals and attractions, a strong arts and music focus, and a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood. 
The Region: Saskatoon Health Region is one of the most integrated and complex health delivery agencies in Canada. We are the largest health region in Saskatchewan serving more than 350,000 residents in over 100 cities, towns, and rural municipalities. Saskatoon Health Region is the largest single employer in the province with over 14,000 staff and 1000 physicians across the Region providing a complete range of health services to residents of central and northern Saskatchewan. The city’s three acute care hospitals – St. Paul’s, City, and Royal University – comprise three of the province’s tertiary teaching centres.
The University: The beautiful University of Saskatchewan campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base and a vibrant cultural life. The U of S is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty and staff, and a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to the newly constructed Academic Health Sciences Complex ( and two of the largest science projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron ( and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization / International Vaccine Centre ( A users group is available for collaborative research with clinical faculty using the $173.5 million Canadian Light Source synchrotron, owned by the University of Saskatchewan. The College of Medicine has an intake of 100 students per year with a commensurate number of positions for residency training.
To Apply:  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence to:
Jackie McKee, Physician Recruitment & Resource Planning
Practitioner Staff Affairs 
Phone: (306) 655-0196    Email:




Date of Posting: July 7, 2017


Position:      Full-time Psychiatrist

Location:     Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Employer:    St. Joseph's Care Group


St. Joseph's Care Group in Thunder Bay, Ontario is currently recruiting for permanent full-time Psychiatrists.  Preferred candidates will be eligible for licensing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and will qualify for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Additional opportunities exist with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Specialized qualifications in addiction medicine, geriatrics, child and adolescent, or developmental disabilities or their equivalency would be an asset.


Wages/Benefits: $330,000 to $400,000 per annum dependent upon licensure and certification and on other duties such as on call and teaching. There is an optional benefits allowance, employer-paid pension contributions, a retention bonus, and additional compensation opportunities available. A variety of compensation options, including relocation expenses are available and can be negotiated. Northern Recruitment and Retention Incentives may be available.


Thunder Bay is nestled on the pristine shores of Lake Superior and is surrounded by the beauty of nature. With a population of 115,000, Thunder Bay offers a perfect balance of urban and rural life and is a vibrant and culturally diverse community. We are known for our affordable housing and short commutes, and have plenty of outdoor activities to offer the healthy living enthusiast throughout the year.  All of this makes Thunder Bay a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.


For more information about these practice opportunities or to arrange a funded site visit, please contact Lynda Fares, Manager of Recruitment & Retention 807- 346-5240

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