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Date of Posting: May 17, 2016 (6 mo)
Position: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST
Organisation: Regional Child and Youth Mental Health Program
Location: One hour north of Toronto
This is an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic and motivated Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to take a leadership role in developing a new Child and Youth Mental Health Program for the region.
Located just over an hour north of Toronto, the Child and Youth Mental Health Program (CYMH) is a strategic priority for this Regional Health Centre serving a catchment area of about 450,000 people.
The Regional CYMH Program will provide a comprehensive range of interrelated services including acute mental health inpatient care (new 8 bed unit), acute outpatient services, acute crisis services, a day hospital program and coordination with a wide range of service providers across the region. In collaboration with the adult mental health service the CYMH Program will work to effectively manage transition from young adult to adult services. The Child and Youth Mental Health Program supports a culture of innovation, family centered service and evidence based interventions, and will be moving into redeveloped space in late 2016.
Working in partnership with health and community services, School Boards and the designated regional Lead Agencies (2) to provide care across the continuum, the Psychiatrist will provide psychiatric services including evidence-based assessment, treatment and consultation in line with the mission and values of the Regional Health Centre. As a key member of the Child and Youth Mental Health Program, the Psychiatrist will supervise the assessment and treatment of children with mental health concerns, provide consultation and make treatment decisions as part of the team of clinicians working with children and families involved in the service. Other attributes of the position include:
• Program supported by Clinical Chief, Management Team, Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Recreational Therapists and a Psychologist
• 8 bed inpatient unit in development, interim 4 bed unit in operation
• Full pediatric medical support
• Successful and sought after Family Medicine Teaching Program with teaching opportunity and faculty appointment at the University of Toronto
• Hospital based activity is fully supported with no overhead cost
• Joining a team of 7 Adult Psychiatrists
• Option to establish private community office
• Combination of on-call stipend, sessional fees and OHIP billings provide for exceptional income potential
• No overhead expenses
• Office space and administrative support provided in the hospital
A demonstrated leader with a vision and a collaborative approach to treatment, you are a natural communicator who will act as the primary liaison with key stakeholders. Previous experience developing similar programs preferred.
Suitable candidates should have a minimum of three years of clinical experience as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and hold FRCP(C) designation, or eligible to obtain one, as well as a physician management education program (or are willing to complete).
In accordance with immigration requirements, preference given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents.
Interested candidates please contact:
Regional Manager, CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.
Date of Posting: May 13, 2016 (3 mo)
Position: CLINICAL ACADEMIC PSYCHIATRIST
Organisation: Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care, Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.
The Department of Psychiatry (http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/psychiatry/
) is organized around four academic divisions including, General Adult Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry, as well as two programs, Neuropsychiatry and Developmental Disabilities. Our divisions and programs provide an academic home for 76 clinical academics and 6 basic scientists and support education, training and research in each of these areas.
St. Joseph’s Healthcare London is an academic centre and is affiliated with the Lawson Health Research Institute, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and the Faculty of Health Sciences. St. Joseph’s has a strong mandate for excellence in care, education and research and includes two sites that provide specialized mental health care for the region. Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care and the Southwest Centre have just completed a multi-year transformation that included the building of two new purpose-built mental health facilities in 2014 and 2013 respectively. Our organization is recovery oriented with a strong focus on the use of psychiatric rehabilitation, evidence based psychotherapies, complex psychopharmacology, and other evidence based modalities (e.g. ECT and TMS).
Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care is a 153 bed facility that provides care for patients with serious mental illness across a continuum from short-term consultation, collaborative care, intensive assertive community treatment, and inpatient care. The Adolescent program has both bedded and non-bedded clinical services and operates within an interprofessional client and family-centered model of care.
At Western University, this is a particularly exciting time to work in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Clinically, our interdisciplinary team works closely together with each of our clients utilizing a recovery-oriented treatment philosophy –one that prioritizes individual choice and personal goals, builds on strengths, and instills hope. Academically, we are committed to advancing the scientific evidence base in our field, and providing exceptional educational opportunities for trainees in all disciplines. The RCPSC has recently formalized Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as a psychiatric sub-specialty, and we are a fully accredited training program.
We are inviting applications for a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist position. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario with eligibility for certification in Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or be eligible for an academic license from the Royal College. The successful candidate will receive an initial limited term (3 Year) academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor depending on qualifications and experience. This candidate must have proven academic and clinical skills in Psychiatry with significant training and experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. . Evidence of demonstrated excellence in education and a commitment to teaching including Child and Adolescent sub-specialty residency training is required. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division encourages activities in clinical/service development, teaching, and research. Leadership skills are a requirement to assist in strategic planning, capacity building and collaboration within teams, the department, and across the region. The desired candidate will embrace evidence-based practice and will thrive in an environment of continuous learning and education. Familiarity with, and dedication to, a recovery-oriented treatment philosophy is required.
The role of a Clinical Academic Psychiatrist offers a host of variety of academic possibilities, including education and training of undergraduate students in medicine and allied disciplines and postgraduate training in psychiatry, as well as research opportunities. The candidate will be involved with the clinical supervision of medical students, psychiatric residents, and subspecialty residents and with small and/or large group teaching. In addition, there are opportunities to participate in clinical research activities, and many resources exist to foster career development.
Compensation will include payment for clinical services, alternative funding plan and academic support. Additional fee for service is optional. Relocation expenses may also be negotiable.
London is a medium-sized city (population 360,000) with the amenities of a large city and a small-town feel. The regional catchment area population is approximately 1,500,000. Known as the Forest City because of its many trees, it is a short drive from the Lake Huron and Erie coasts and close to excellent summer theatre, including the Stratford Festival. It prides itself on an excellent public school system and houses a number of art galleries, and theatres. More details about London, Ontario can be found at – www.goodmovelondon.com
Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent and accompanying curriculum vitae, along with the names of three references to be contacted, to:
Dr. Paul Links, Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Parkwood Institute, Mental Health Care Building, Room F4-430
550 Wellington Road
London, ON N6C 0A7 CANADA
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2016 and expected start date of the position is July 1, 2016
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
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