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Date of Posting:  August 16, 2018 (3)


Position:     Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Location:    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


The Department of Psychiatry at Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.


The effective date of this appointment is immediately.


Primary Description

Responsibilities include full clinical Psychiatry practice, research, and education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a Paediatric Psychiatrist. Evidence of excellence in teaching, creative professional activity or research is required. The preferred candidate will have extensive experience in the evidence-based clinical care of various child and youth mental health conditions (e.g., ADHD, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, medical psychiatry, eating disorders).   


Additional Description

The successful candidate should be an academic who can provide effective and collaborative leadership at the hospital, and eventually at the provincial, national and international levels. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the University of Toronto and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.


Hospital/Department Description

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art paediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. The Department of Psychiatry at SickKids is comprised of approximately 17 full-time psychiatrists and other inter-professional clinicians and provides care to children and youth with a wide range of mental health challenges, especially to those with medical comorbidities.


Salary will be between the range of $230,000 – $295,000 for 45 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, and Pension.


Application instructions

Please submit applications and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Peter Szatmari, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail:


The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


For more information about the Department of Psychiatry University of Toronto please visit our home page at



Specialty Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Province / State Ontario

Employment Type

Eligible Physician


Tagline Staff Physician – Psychiatry, Hospital for Sick Children

Start Date 2018-09-01



Salary will be between the range of $230,000 - $295,000 for 45 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, and Pension.


Billing / Overhead


Vacation / CME


Additional Benefits

Institution / Community Information

Institution Name Hospital for Sick Children

Street Address 1 555 University Avenue

Street Address 2

City / Town Toronto

Country Canada

Postal / Zip Code M5G1X8

Institution Description

Institution Size (Beds) unspecified

Institution Website

Community Description

Community Size unspecified



Date of Posting:  August 16, 2018 (3)


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

Location:    Regina, Saskatchewan; Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Position profileSaskatchewan Health Authority – Saskatoon, Regina, and North East, along with the University Saskatchewan, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, seek full-time and part-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists with clinical and academic interests. The successful candidate will possess a strong team approach and join a collegial group practice of Psychiatrists who enjoy a broad scope of practice including outpatients, acute care and shared call responsibilities.


The University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine, has a province-wide model of distributed medical education designed to foster a province-wide College. The College has a well-resourced framework across the continuum that results in quality community partnerships, successful and comparable students across all sites, elevated community health, and better graduate retention in communities. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists are involved in the teaching of medical learners in Regina, Prince Albert and Saskatoon.


Compensation details - Choice of contract ($322,000 - $400,000 CDN) or Fee For Service


Benefits -  Benefits are the responsibility of the independent contractor or fee for service physician


Location of practice –Regina, Saskatchewan; Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,


Language of work - English


Qualifications/Requirements of the positionCandidates must hold 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 Authority - The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. We are driven by the commitment to improve front line patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure that patients receive high quality, timely health care, wherever they live in Saskatchewan.


The Province and the Cities - Please follow these links to learn more about the province of Saskatchewan and the cities of Regina, Prince Albert and Saskatoon:;;;;;


To Apply – Saskatchewan Health Authority supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, by September 7, 2018, in confidence as follows:


For Regina position:

Practitioner Staff Affairs

Regina General Hospital

1440 – 14th Avenue

Regina, SK S4P 0W5

Office Ph: 306-766-0743; Fax: 306-766-3459


For the Prince Albert position:

Melfort Hospital

510 Broadway Ave. N

Melfort, SK S0E 1A0

Office Ph: 306-752-7562; Fax: 306-752-2276


For the Saskatoon Position:

Practitioner Staff Affairs

Suite 6740, Royal University Hospital

103 Hospital Drive,

Saskatoon, Sask. S7N OW8

Office Ph: 306–655-0196; Fax 306-655-0192




Date of Posting:  July 31, 2018 (3)


Position:     Inpatient Child Psychiatrist

Location:    Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, 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. A relocation allowance and a signing bonus are included.


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:  July 5, 2018 (3)


Position:     2-3 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

Location:    McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, ON Canada seeks two-three outstanding child and adolescent psychiatrists with expertise in the assessment and treatment of children with ADHD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders.  Interest and expertise in consultation-liaison psychiatry and emergency psychiatry is a particular asset.  Experience with evidence-based assessment instruments and rating scales is needed and a commitment to multidisciplinary clinical assessment and evidence-based treatment models is also essential.


The candidate will work as part of an interprofessional team with a focus on treatment of complex, co-morbid, and severe mental illness in children and youth.  Our current needs include roles supporting a 22-bed inpatient unit, an emergency child and youth mental health service, consultation-liaison services, and outpatient services. The child and adolescent psychiatrist will join other child and adolescent psychiatrists and pediatric psychologists in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, and a team of Master’s level social workers and clinical nurse specialists.  Abundant education and supervision opportunities are available with the General Psychiatry Training Program and the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Program, the Psychology postdoctoral program, residents from other departments, and medical and physician assistant students.


Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario and be a Fellow of the RCPSC (or equivalent).  The position carries an academic appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, rank commensurate with experience.


The compensation package at McMaster Children’s Hospital is highly competitive. To learn more about McMaster University and Hamilton, Ontario please visit  To learn more about the Child and Youth Mental Health Program, please visit Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of intent and curriculum vitae, along with any representative publications to Dr. Ellen Lipman ( In addition, three letters of reference should be forwarded to the same, but under separate cover.


Ellen L. Lipman, Sc., M.D., FRCP (C) Professor

Director, Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital

Head, Academic Division of Child Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences

Chief, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, McMaster Children's Hospital

Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences

McMaster Innovation Park, Suite 201A

1280 Main St. West

Hamilton, ON  L8S 4K1


To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada


In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.



Date of Posting:  July 5, 2018 (3)


Position:     Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 

Location:    Comox Valley, British Columbia, Canada


The Island Health Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to the join the Comox Valley Hospital team, which consists of two other child and adolescent psychiatrists, a psychiatric nurse counsellor and youth mental health outreach worker.


This position would be a predominantly outpatient practice, with coverage of adolescents who are admitted to our inpatient unit, and younger children who are admitted to the pediatric unit. The position includes consultation to GPs, paediatricians and to our local Child and Youth Mental Health team at the Ministry for Child and Family Development. The Comox Valley has a number of excellent services that support our psychiatric work with children including School District 71’s Behaviour Resource Program and Crisis Intervention Services through Comox Valley Hospital Emergency Room.


Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC and be a Fellow of the RCPSC (or equivalent). The expectation would be to join the psychiatry call group. On call demands are generally phone-based. Opportunity exists to become involved in teaching UBC medical students and Family Practice residents.


Remuneration is by fee-for-service, sessional payments and MOCAP. Candidates may be eligible for additional remuneration in accordance with the Rural Subsidiary Agreement including:  Recruitment Incentive - $10,000; Fee Premium – 6.93%; Annual Flat Fee $6,058; Rural CME - $3,000/annum in years 3 & 4 in the community, increasing to a maximum of $6,000/annum after 4 years.


To apply, please send your cover letter, CV and the names of three references to: Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator,  Email:, Fax:  250-716-7747.

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