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Date of Posting:  April 11, 2018 (3)


Position:     Locum Tenens (Psychiatrist)

Location:    IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia


The Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University is recruiting a child and adolescent psychiatrist for a 12 month locum in child and adolescent outpatient psychiatry.  The psychiatrist will provide general psychiatric outpatient care for children and adolescents. Part time (0.4 FTE or greater) applicants will be considered.

The IWK is an academic tertiary care health centre for children, women and families in the Maritime Provinces.  It has a large Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addictions Program in which the IWK Department of Psychiatry conducts its clinical work.  The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Dalhousie University is one of the largest academic groups in Canada.  Under new leadership, it is a growing division with several exciting innovations underway.  The division provides teaching and research opportunities through its affiliation with the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine.

Halifax is the largest city in Atlantic Canada, an area of the country known as “Canada’s Ocean Playground.”  It is a friendly, family-oriented city, with a rich diversity of recreational, cultural and education opportunities.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applicationsfrom qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.


For information on licensure in Nova Scotia please consult the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia website at

Applicants should send an electronic copy of their CV and the names and contact information of three references who may be contacted at a later date to:

Dr. Alexa Bagnell, associate professor and head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at

Dalhousie website:              IWK Health Centre web site:




Date of Posting:  February 21, 2018 (3)


Position:     Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Location:    Penticton & Kamploops, British Columbia


Penticton Regional Hospital: You will be part of our dedicated team of 6 psychiatrists providing the most up to date, comprehensive, quality client centred care to individuals and their families. The 16 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (IPU) offers Acute Mental Health and Substance Use services in a safe, secure and accessible facility for the South Okanagan region. In addition to Inpatient services, our well established integrated Mental Health programs include Short Term Counseling, Community Case Management, Vocational Rehabilitation, Physical Activation, Anxiety and Depression, DBT groups, as well as Seniors Mental Health and Rural Outreach. Enjoy a diverse practice supported by a collaborative and experienced group of caring inter-disciplinary professionals; this team truly creates the work environment you have longed for!


Royal Inland Hospital (Kamloops):  In this position you will be part of a team of dedicated psychiatrists providing inpatient and outpatient child and youth mental health services within the hospital and the steadily expanding local community.

Hospital work would involve psychiatric assessment and treatment of patients up to and including 18 years of age, who are usually admitted through the Emergency Department. This service is supported by a Youth Crisis worker and a Mental Health Liaison worker to assist with access to community-based programs.

Community work would involve supporting family physicians, paediatricians, and child & youth mental health services. A collaborative program exists to serve the needs of youth in transition to adulthood. Subspecialty areas include eating disorders and substance use disorders.


We are excited to add passionate and hardworking experienced Royal College certified or eligible candidates to our team at IH. Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It's better here!

Email CV to, or call 250.469.7070 x12748 and find full postings here.




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:





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