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Date of Posting:    October 15, 2020
Position:                  Child Psychiatrist Locum Tenens

CHEO, a 167-bed pediatric hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada is looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist to provide outpatient care for the full spectrum of diagnoses, e.g., mood, anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders. The position is for 12 months, starting immediately. The work can be done virtually from any location in Canada by any child psychiatrist holding an Ontario license.

Clinical Setting and Duties
The large multi-disciplinary care team includes 12 psychiatrists, 2 pediatricians, 2 psychologists, 2 social workers, 1 occupational therapist, and 1 nurse and provides urgent, brief and longer-term psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic outpatient care. The outpatient program uses the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) (http://capa.co.uk/). Training in this model of care will be provided.

Required Skills
The successful candidate will have experience with evidence-based psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches suitable for outpatient care, be skilled in working on multi-disciplinary teams, and be open to an environment where continuous quality improvement is a key feature of the daily work. Bilingualism (English/French) is highly desirable.

Training
MD from an accredited institution; experience in child psychiatry or certification from the Royal College or equivalent; career characteristics meeting the criteria for a short-term faculty appointment in the uOttawa Department of Psychiatry.

Remuneration and Benefits
This position pays an hourly rate of $150.00. For applicants living in the Ottawa region, on call work will also be available at the following rates: weeknights – $200-$1000; weekends – $300 -$1750/24 hours; weekdays – $100/day.

Setting
Located in the beautiful capital of Canada, CHEO is part of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine hospital network. CHEO is a pediatric health and research center dedicated to pioneering research, training the health care professionals of tomorrow, and providing outstanding family-centered patient care. The Mental Health Program is a national leader in innovative systems of mental health care.

Interested applicants should email a CV and cover letter to Dr. Kathleen Pajer, Chief of Psychiatry at kpajer@cheo.on.ca.
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Date of Posting:    October 15, 2020
Position:                  Inpatient Child Psychiatrist
Location:                 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

CHEO, a 167-bed pediatric hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada is looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist to work on the 19-bed Acute Care Mental Health Inpatient Unit. The job is full-time and permanent with membership in the CHEO Psychiatry Associates.

Clinical Setting and Duties
The large multi-disciplinary care team includes 3 full-time psychiatrists, a family physician, psychologist, occupational therapist, and numerous social workers, nurses, and child and youth counselors. Each psychiatrist’s job consists of co-leading a team of providers in the assessment, stabilization, treatment initiation, and discharge planning for each patient. Teaching and scholarly work are part of the position and are remunerated separately. Note: the position of Medical Director of the Inpatient Unit is also available for the qualified applicant.

Required Skills
The successful candidate will have experience with evidence-based psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches suitable for brief inpatient care, be skilled in working on multi-disciplinary teams, and be open to an environment where continuous quality improvement is a key feature of the daily work. Bilingualism (English/French) highly desirable.

Training
MD from an accredited institution; experience in child psychiatry or certification from the Royal College or equivalent; career characteristics meeting the criteria for a faculty appointment in the uOttawa Department of Psychiatry.

Remuneration and Benefits
This position is part of an Alternative Funding Plan (AFP); remuneration ranges from $272,000-400,000/year, depending on administrative stipends, teaching load, academic and clinical productivity; 6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; annual financial support for continuing professional development; research grant support. A relocation allowance and an additional signing bonus of $10,000 will be provided.

Setting
Located in the beautiful capital of Canada, CHEO is part of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine hospital network. CHEO is a pediatric health and research center dedicated to pioneering research, training the health care professionals of tomorrow, and providing outstanding family-centered patient care. The Mental Health Program is a national leader in innovative systems of mental health care.

Interested applicants should email a CV and cover letter to Dr. Kathleen Pajer, Chief of Psychiatry at kpajer@cheo.on.ca.
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Date of Posting:    September 30, 2020
Position:                  Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
Location:                 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario invites applications for the geographic full-time position of academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with appropriate experience. The successful candidate will join the staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital, a fully affiliated teaching hospital with McMaster University. The candidate will join the current McMaster complement of child and adolescent psychiatrists, pediatric psychologists and a team of Master’s level social workers and clinical nurse specialists.

We offer a collegial atmosphere, a unique academic environment, research opportunities and the opportunity to work in a growing academic department with enthusiastic colleagues. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences is a multidisciplinary Department consisting of MD and non-MD faculty working within a unique regional network of psychiatric services that integrates two hospitals. The Child and Youth Mental Health Program, McMaster Children’s Hospital, includes a 22-bed inpatient unit, an emergency child and youth mental health service, a consultation-liaison service, a day hospital program and outpatient services.

We have excellent opportunities available for psychiatrists interested in an academic career in the following areas: consultation-liaison, emergency psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry and substance abuse. Particular interest and expertise in consultation-liaison psychiatry and emergency psychiatry is an 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 essential. The candidate will work as part of an inter-professional team with a focus on treatment of complex, co-morbid, and severe mental illness in children and youth.

The successful candidates for these positions will hold an MD and will have advanced training and experience in child psychiatry beyond residency, with preference given to candidates with 2-5 years practice experience. Candidates will have demonstrated commitment and skills in clinical education with all levels of learners and will provide leadership and training to future Child Psychiatrists. There are ample education and supervision opportunities with the General Psychiatry training program, the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Subspecialty Program, the Psychology postdoctoral program, residents from other Departments, and medical and physician assistant students.

The academic child psychiatrists will be expected to fully participate in all of the appropriate departmental and divisional administrative and educational activities. Demonstrated capability and interest in clinical research and evidence of a history of research productivity to align with the departmental academic mission and vision is an asset.

Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario and hold Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons specialty certification in psychiatry or an equivalent designation. The appointee will hold a full-time academic appointment in Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at an academic rank appropriate to their credentials and experience. The positions offer excellent benefits and remuneration is commensurate with academic rank and position duties and responsibilities. To learn more about the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, please visit https://psychiatry.mcmaster.ca/. To learn more about McMaster University and Hamilton, Ontario please visit www.mcmaster.ca. To learn more about the Child and Youth Mental Health Program, please visit www.mcmasterchildrensmentalhealth.ca.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. 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 applicants must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada or No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae together with a letter of intent which should include a brief statement on education/teaching, statement of research interests, and the names of three professional referees to Dr. Ellen Lipman (lipmane@mcmaster.ca) or at:

Dr. Ellen Lipman, MSc., M.D., FRCP(C)
Head, Academic Division of Child Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
Chief, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, McMaster Children’s Hospital

Mailing address:
Offord Centre for Child Studies
McMaster Innovation Park, Suite 201A
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1
Canada

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Date of Posting:     August 10, 2020
Position:                   Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Location:                  Southern Interior of British Columbia

Are you looking to practice in a welcoming community setting where the lifestyle opportunities are endless? Come and join our expanding team of Psychiatrists in the Southern Interior of BC and discover the rewards of career satisfaction!

Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, love to immerse yourself in the arts and culture scene or are looking for a city adventure, Interior Health is the place to be! Choose to live in any of our breathtaking communities and enjoy the work life balance you have been longing for.

At Interior Health we strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Here you will find everything you’ve been searching for both personally and professionally.

We are excited to add new graduates or experienced psychiatrists to our team.

Apply today to live work and play where others only vacation! It’s better here!

Contact Jennifer at Charlene.Thomas@InteriorHealth.ca

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