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Posted:         January 3, 2022

Position:       Clinical Psychiatrist
Location:      Coquitlam, British Columbia

The Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre (MATC), located in Coquitlam, B.C., provides provincial tertiary programs for BC youth, ages 12-17, with complex emotional and behavioural issues. Programs include 22 on-site beds and community-based services. Most youth are admitted voluntarily. One on-site unit provides treatment for youth, ages 12-18, found unfit or NCRMD under the Criminal Code of Canada, due to mental disorder. The Maples is engaged as a teaching facility and conducts research in partnerships with local universities. We currently have 4 psychiatrists in our group, all working part-time.

As an experienced and licensed Clinical Psychiatrist, you will use your knowledge and expertise in mental health treatment of youth to provide direct psychiatric consultation to youth referred to the Maples. You will bring expertise in psychiatric assessment, treatment and engagement in multidisciplinary assessment and service delivery. The capacity to function as leader and collaborator, as a member of a multidisciplinary team including nurses, social workers, psychologists, and childcare staff is essential.

An ideal candidate will have compassion for and experience working with disadvantaged and Indigenous populations, neurodevelopmental issues, interest in engaging in research and program development.

Requisites
Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)

Candidates need to have fellowship with the RCPSC, or equivalent with specialty in Psychiatry and are eligible for licensure in the province of British Columbia. Candidates would preferably have sub-specialty Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or Forensic Psychiatry (with experience with youth) or are in the process of obtaining this.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service.

Please contact Raymond Boutet at Raymond.Boutet@gov.bc.ca.

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Posted:          November 3, 2021

Position:       Medical Director, Gary Huvitz Community Centre for Mental Health
                         (GH-CCMH)
Program:      Individual and Family Services
Details:         Independent contractor
Hours:           Negotiable
Location:     GH-CCMH is a community agency affiliated with Sickkids Hospital in Toronto,                                             Ontario

Competition:  21-017

Garry Hurvitz Centre for Community Mental Health is a child and youth mental health center integrated with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). The Centre is undertaking an ambitious agenda to establish a revitalized academic community mental health center that provides the highest quality of care, combined with excellence in teaching and community- ased research. GH CCMH located across two sites in Toronto offers both in-person and virtual care to clients and their families, from prevention and early intervention through assessment, counselling and therapy and intensive services. We are also connected to the continuum of mental health services for children and youth supported by SickKids: the Brain and Mental Health Program, the SickKids Tele Link Mental Health Program, the SickKids CCMH Learning Institute and our online resources through AboutKidsHealth. Find out more about SickKids CCMH.

GH CCMH is seeking a Medical Director to join the Senior Leadership Team of the organization as we move forward with a new strategic plan. As a strong collaborative leader, the Medical Director is accountable for the human resource planning, management and support of the Psychiatric Team who play an important role across the interprofessional services. With the Senior Leadership Team, the Medical Director works collaboratively to achieve the priorities of the strategic plan which include the advancement of innovative models of care that reflect both evidence-based practice and contribute to new knowledge in the field. The Medical Director informs key initiatives, contributes to the development of policies and procedures, works to optimize efficient use of resources and effectiveness of care. The Medical Director is responsible for the Resident Training Program and supports all learning activities in the context of the Agency’s Interprofessional academic mandate.

Key Responsibilities:

• Resource planning, recruitment and academic support of psychiatrists, management of annual contracts and overall co-ordination of resources that ensure psychiatric capacity is matched to Centre requirements.
• Ensures the medical resident program is maintained within appropriate standards.
• Collaborates with the Director of Specialized Services and Interprofessional Practice in the development of the Centre’s academic role.
• Collaborates with the Senior Director to support operational planning and oversite of day-to-day clinical activity.
• Provides senior clinical content expertise to support clinical processes and risk management.
• Organizes activities and functions of CCMH medical team; ensures effective mechanisms of
communication to support the team’s operations and engagement.
• Develops and implements medical policies and procedures and ensures organizational compliance with licensure and regulatory requirements in relation to medical care
• Participates in ongoing formulation of mission and vision, strategic plan objectives and goals
• Responds to matters related to the College of Physicians Surgeons of Ontario as required
• Responds to or facilitates response to complaints with respect to medical care

Other:

• Complies with the organization’s vision, policies and procedures
• This position will be combined with other clinical duties across the Centre
• Flexibility to work from different sites
Qualifications:
• Appropriate sub-specialty qualification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
• Licensed for medical practice in the province of Ontario
• Member in good standing with Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons
• Years of experience; ten
• Previous experience in leadership roles that reflect academic, administrative and people leadership considered an asset.

Mandate Requirements:

As a health care centre, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our clients, families and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccination no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date. Should there be an exemption of vaccination based on a medical, or human rights reason, proof will need to be provided, in addition to participation in regular COVID-19 testing based on exposure risk as well as participation in vaccine education. All offers of employment are conditional on meeting these minimum requirements, failure to comply will lead to offer of employment being immediately rescinded.

Interested applicants are asked to forward their resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources – SickKids CCMH
FAX: (416) -633-7141 E-mail: hrrecruiting@sickkidscmh.ca
In the subject line of email, please quote the: competition number, position title and where you learned about this opportunity.

We are seeking applicants internally and externally.

SickKids CCMH is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity and value inclusion. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of racialized groups, and persons of all gender and sexual orientations who may contribute to diversity within the Centre.

The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustain our organization and guides our interaction within our diverse communities.
Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities

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Posted:          November 2, 2021

Position:       Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Location:      London, Ontario

Our client, Child and Parent Resource Institute, London, Ontario, is seeking a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. Very attractive compensation and practice lifestyle.  For further information visit www.medfall.com/opportunities.  Please contact Robb Callaghan at rcallaghan@medfall.com.

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Posted:          October 22, 2021

Position:       Staff Psychiatrist
Program:      Individual and Family Services, 12 mo contract (possibility of extension),                                           Sheppard Site
Location:      SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competition:   21-013

SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health is a child and youth mental health centre integrated with The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). We are located in the northwest area in the City of Toronto, on Sheppard Ave. West and downtown on Jarvis St. We offer a range of in-person and virtual mental health services for children and youth (infancy to 18) and their families, from prevention and early intervention through assessment, counselling and therapy and intensive services. We are also connected to the continuum of mental health
services for children and youth supported by SickKids: the Brain and Mental Health Program, the SickKids TeleLink Mental Health Program, the SickKids CCMH Learning Institute and our online resources through AboutKidsHealth. Find out more about SickKids CCMH.

We are seeking a child/adolescent psychiatrist to work as independent contractor in the Individual and Family Service Department with a particular focus on our Sheppard site, which serves the north-west quadrant of Toronto. The successful candidate will provide both direct and indirect mental health services, including psychiatric assessments, individual, family, and/or group treatment, medication trials, and consultation to our allied health professionals/teams.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide Mental Health Assessments (MHA’s) for the General Out-patient (Individual and Family) and Infant Psychiatry Programs as requested.
• Provide short-term assessment follow-up as required, to ensure implementation of the recommendations.
• Provide indirect consultation to the General Out-patient and Infant Psychiatry Teams (Sheppard) regarding their cases. Offer psychiatric input to formulation, treatment planning, and support of allied health professionals.
• Be a member of the multi-disciplinary Child/Adolescent Assessment Team (CAAT-S) at Sheppard.
• Carry a defined treatment case load of individual, family, or group therapy and medication trials.
• Collaborate with collaterals as required. (e.g., schools, family doctors, pediatricians, etc.)
• Complete all client documentation in a timely and succinct manner, in keeping with professional and Agency requirements.
• Supervise residents and Fellows as required.
• Teach medical students as required.
• Attends Medical Staff meetings and other committees as required, to contribute to the Centre’s academic and quality improvement mandate.
• May engage in Research that is aligned with the Agency’s Strategic Plan.

Other:
• Complies with the organization’s vision, policies and procedures
• Performs other tasks as assigned by management

Qualifications:
• This position requires a Medical Degree (M.D.) and Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCP).
• Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is required, along with proof of being a member in good standing, and having an Independent or Academic License.
• Completion of 2 years’ training in child/adolescent psychiatry or credentialing by the Sub-Specialty Committee of the Royal College is required.
• Evidence of malpractice insurance coverage (e.g., CMPA) is required.
• Clearance via a Vulnerable Sector screen is required.
• Experience in teaching, training, and supervision of residents, medical students, and allied health students is preferred.
• Having a Faculty appointment in the Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, or being eligible for such, is a requirement.
• Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work with diverse, marginalized, and racialized populations, as well as trauma-informed models of care.

Mandate Requirements:
As a health care centre, our highest priority is the safety of patients, families and staff. As a result, we are adopting all prevention measures to ensure the safety of our clients, families and our staff. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon proof of full vaccination with a Health Canada or World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19
vaccination no later than fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the effective start date. Should there be an exemption of vaccination based on a medical, or human rights reason, proof will need to be provided, in addition to participation in regular COVID-19 testing based on exposure risk as well as participation in vaccine education. All offers of employment
are conditional on meeting these minimum requirements, failure to comply will lead to offer of employment being immediately rescinded.

Interested applicants are asked to forward their resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources – SickKids CCMH
FAX: (416) -633-7141 E-mail: hrrecruiting@sickkidscmh.ca
Note: Please quote position title & competition number in the subject heading of email.
We are seeking applicants internally and externally

SickKids CCMH is an equal opportunity employer; we are committed to diversity and value inclusion. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, people with disabilities, members of racialized groups, and persons of all gender and sexual orientations who may contribute to diversity within the Centre.

The Centre views diversity, inclusion, and cultural competence as essential pieces of an integrated whole that sustain our organization and guides our interaction within our diverse communities.
Reasonable accommodations are available during the recruitment process to job applicants with disabilities


Posted:          October 8, 2021

Position:       Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Location:      Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada

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 Charlene at Charlene.Thomas@InteriorHealth.ca

To view all opportunities visit www.betterhere.ca

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