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SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST– Research Institute The Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto

CHIEF, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY -CHEO

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST – Full Time (Two-year Term) – CHEO

TRANSITIONAL UNIT (SHORT-STAY) INPATIENT CHILD PSYCHIATRIST – CHEO

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST – CHEO

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST – Eating Disorders Program  – CHEO

 


Posted Feb 12, 2024

SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST Research Institute The Hospital for Sick Children University of Toronto

The Research Institute at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is accepting applications for a Scientist/Senior Scientist focused on the neuroscience of child and youth mental health. The position is permanent full-time and will include an accompanying appointment in a relevant department at The University of Toronto (UofT), including but not limited to Psychology, Psychiatry, or Medical Biophysics. The SickKids Research Institute is Canada’s largest, hospital-based child health research institute. Our commitment is to improve the health of children, here in Canada and in the global community.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, as well as significant research experience (i.e., at least 3 years postdoctoral) and a record of outstanding scientific accomplishment and innovation in neuroimaging science related to child and youth mental health. Applicants are expected to demonstrate evidence of: successful research funding (peer-reviewed grants, fellowships, etc.), publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, and increasing leadership experience in a research team. Applicants should have a strong track record of productivity and innovation in research focused on using neuro-imaging to understand child and youth mental health, as well as an established record of collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

The successful candidate will engage in an original, competitive, and independently funded research program of international caliber that will use neuroimaging to understand the bio-psychological underpinnings of clinical symptoms, neuropsychological function, and behaviour across children and youth with a variety of mental health challenges. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Scientist/Senior Scientist in the SickKids Research Institute and expected to qualify for an academic cross-appointment in an appropriate department at the University of Toronto enabling: (a) direct supervision of students, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates; and (b) work with students/post-docs to prepare scientific manuscripts, grant applications, and/or drafts of patent applications. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A competitive benefits package is being offered along with support for relocation expenses. Exceptional, appropriately qualified candidates may be nominated for a Canada Research Chair. For further information see: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.aspx Wherein a practicing MD, the successful candidate will have obtained an appropriate Certificate of Registration from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (license to practice), and appropriate VISA, if applicable.

The successful applicant’s research program will be housed at the SickKids Research Institute in the state-of-the-art Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning (686 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada), located in the Discovery District in the heart of downtown Toronto. SickKids is fully affiliated with the UofT – Canada’s largest and top-ranked university, and our researchers benefit from the extensive research facilities at the UofT and other affiliated institutions. The position offers a unique environment for medical science discoveries, with nine teaching and research hospitals in close proximity. The position offers theopportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most vibrant, safe and diverse cities of the world.

The Hospital for Sick Children recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to explain any personal circumstances to allow for a fair assessment of their application.

Our Commitment to Diversity

SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If requested, SickKids is proud to make available accommodations to support applicants with disabilities during the interview and assessment process. Informed by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code, and our Access and Accommodation Policy, we will accommodate the needs of applicants. Please email faculty.office@sickkids.ca of your accessibility needs during the recruitment process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Application Process Interested applicants should email their application (curriculum vitae, description of past research, research plan [3-5 pages], Equity Diversity and Inclusion Statement, three reference letters and copies of three representative publications) preferably in a single PDF file, to Dr. Donald Mabbott, Program Head Neurosciences & Mental Health Research Program at nmh.search@sickkids.ca by the close of the search on April 30, 2024. The search committee will interview applicants beginning in May of 2024 until the position is filled, with a potential start date in the next academic calendar year (2024/2025).

SickKids believes that diversity positively impacts science and is essential to sustain our vibrant world-leading research community. As part of the application process you will be asked to complete a brief voluntary diversity survey. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by either the search committee or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. The self-identification information is collected, used, disclosed, retained and disposed of in accordance with the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Posted Feb 8, 2024

CHIEF, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY

Full Time Academic Position

CHEO/University of Ottawa

CHEO (Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario) is recruiting a Department Chief and full-time pediatric psychiatrist to actively lead clinical care, teaching, and research in the Department of Psychiatry and fill the role of Medical Director, co-leading the clinical mental health and addiction services Patient Care Leadership Team (PCLT) with their administrative dyad partner.

The successful candidate will lead a team of 24 fellowship-trained physicians who provide comprehensive and specialized psychiatric and mental health and addiction services to children and youth, age 0-18, and families.

We pride ourselves with an academic environment that encompasses many clinical opportunities including inpatients, outpatients, eating disorders, Rapid Response, consult liaison services, neuropsychology, Dual Diagnosis, Therapeutic school-based services, infant and early childhood mental health, trauma treatment, working with marginalized populations, and numerous community collaborations.

Additionally, as a member of the Hospital’s executive team, the Department Chief of Psychiatry identifies the needs of the community served, and aligns the Department’s vision, strategic plan and goals with that of the organization. The Department Chief will play a key leadership role in the development and expansion of programs and models of care, often in partnership with other community providers. Embracing new and innovative approaches, they will lead the team in adapting to new ways of work in an evolving environment.

CHEO invites applications from visionary and innovative candidates who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills across the clinical, academic and administrative domains. They are adaptive and can lead teams through change; and have a proven record of achievement. Candidates must be eligible for a full-time academic appointment in the Faculty

of Medicine, University of Ottawa. CHEO is a bi-lingual organization and while English is the language of the health record, functionality in French is an asset.

Eligibility for a licence to practise medicine with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is mandatory. Candidates must be certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Canada or equivalent.

CHEO is one of the few stand-alone, global leaders in pediatric health and is home to nearly 4,500 staff, medical staff, researchers and volunteers dedicated to helping children and youth live their best lives. Within its own walls and through partnerships with community providers, CHEO has transformed from a 20th Century acute care hospital into a 21st Century integrated child and youth health system. Ranked in the top 1% of Canadian hospitals for the digitization of its clinical infrastructure, CHEO combines excellence in clinical care, research, and education to advance seamless care that’s provided where, when, and how it is needed. CHEO’s Research Institute is dedicated to world-class clinical, translational, and basic science research covering a wide range of children’s health concerns. CHEO has twice been named as the best place to work in Canadian healthcare by Forbes Magazine and is ranked second among Canadian hospitals on its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2023. For the 10th consecutive year in a row, the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers has recognized CHEO as a top employer in the National Capital Region. Every year CHEO helps more than 500,000 children and youth from Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and Northern Ontario.

 

Please submit your letter of intent and CV by February 19th, 2024 to: Dr Lindy Samson, Chief of Staff and Chief Medical Officer c/o CHEO Medical Staff Office Email: mso@cheo.on.ca Tel: 1 613 737 7600

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status. CHEO is an equal opportunity organization. We strongly encourage applications from individuals, including Indigenous peoples, those who identify as LGBTQI, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Should you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the hiring process, please communicate your needs to the LHH Knightsbridge search team. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential and will be handled in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

 

 

 

Posted Jan 17th, 2024

Job Details: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST – Full Time (Two-year Term)

Open DateTBDClose DateOngoing
Position TitleCHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRISTPosting TypeNon-Union
Posting StatusActivePosition LengthTerm Full Time (1.0)
Department GroupHours per Week
DepartmentDepartment of PsychiatryOpeningsOngoing
EducationMDCompanyCHEO
 
LocationOttawa

Description

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST – Extensive Needs Service

CHEO, a 150-bed pediatric hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada is seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist to work in the new Extensive Needs Service. The job is a full-time two-year term position. CHEO is launching a new service for children and youth with extensive and urgent behavioural, social, medical, and mental health support needs. This new service will address the needs of children who are falling through the gaps of our current healthcare system, and who are presenting with behaviour health challenges. It will bring together a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals to provide wrap-around care to the family to stabilize their situation, rapidly implement an intervention plan aimed at addressing the needs of the family as a whole, and facilitate appropriate transition to community-based supports. We are building a dedicated pathway for these vulnerable children and youth up to 18 years of age.

We are looking for a Psychiatrist and change champion who can help lead our team of dedicated professionals to build and implement this new service. Join us if you love the idea of getting in on the ground floor and creating something new.

Academic Setting and Duties

The large multidisciplinary care team for the CHEO Extensive Needs Service comprises includes a psychiatrist, a developmental pediatrician, a psychologist, a nurse practitioner, as well as mental health and addictions nurses, behaviour analysts, instructor therapists, service planning coordinators, social workers, child and youth counselors, and other allied health professionals.

The duties for this position include working with the multidisciplinary team to co-create the model of care, and provide direct clinical care, including assessment and short-term psychiatric care for children, youth, and their families, consisting of pharmacological treatments and supporting the psychotherapeutic work provided by allied health team members. As a member of the Department of Psychiatry, the person in this position will have the opportunity to teach medical learners and engage in scholarly work, and will also participate in the CHEO call schedule. A mentorship system is in place to enhance promotion.

Required Skills

. Training in treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders is desirable, but not a requirement. If necessary, training in these modalities will be provided. The candidate should enjoy working in an environment where continuous quality improvement is a key feature of the daily work. Bilingualism (English/French) is desirable, although not a requirement.

 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

Remuneration for this position is approximately $400,000/year. It includes 6 weeks paid vacation and 2 weeks paid conference time. There will be annual financial support for continuing professional development and infrastructure support for research if required.

Setting

Located in Ottawa, 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 CHEO Mental Health Program is a national leader in innovative systems of mental health care. Interested applicants should email a CV to Kristy Spencer (krspencer@cheo.on.ca), Executive Administrative Assistant for the Chief of Psychiatry; please cc Taylor Johansen (tjohansen@cheo.on.ca) and Dr Marjorie Robb (mrobb@cheo.on.ca).


Jan 9th, 2024

TRANSITIONAL UNIT (SHORT-STAY) INPATIENT CHILD PSYCHIATRIST

CHEO, a 150-bed pediatric hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada is looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist to work on a four-bed short-stay Mental Health Inpatient Unit. The job is full-time and permanent and will lead to membership in the CHEO Psychiatry Associates. Options to combine the role with other clinical areas of work may be possible.

Clinical Setting and Duties

The multi-disciplinary care team includes a psychiatrist, a clinical psychologist, a social worker, care coordinator, and nurses. The psychiatrist’s job consists of co-leading the team of providers in brief assessment, crisis stabilization, and rapid discharge planning for each patient. Teaching and scholarly work are part of the position and are financially incentivized.

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, but not essential

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 will be well remunerated in alignment with other psychiatry positions at CHEO. The position provides 6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; and protected time for academic work, quality improvement, and education. Annual financial support for continuing professional development and research grant support are available.

 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. Marjorie Robb, Acting Chief of Psychiatry at mrobb@cheo.on.ca, copied to krspencer@cheo.on.ca .

 


Posted Jan 9th, 2024

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST

CHEO, a 167-bed pediatric hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada is looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist to provide care in one of our many inpatients and/or outpatient programs.

Clinical Setting and Duties

Our programs feature large multi-disciplinary teams including but not limited to mental health RNs, CIWs, CYCs, Pediatricians and learners [psychiatry and pediatric residents].

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist would be responsible for providing psychiatric assessments and care for children and youth.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will have experience with evidence-based psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches suitable for inpatient and 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 will be well remunerated in alignment with other psychiatry positions at CHEO. The position provides 6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; and protected time for academic work, quality improvement, and education. Annual financial support for continuing professional development and research grant support are available.

Setting

Located in the beautiful capital of Canada, CHEO is part of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine hospital network. Ottawa provides opportunities for arts, skating, cycling and many other activities. 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. Marjorie Robb, Acting Chief of Psychiatry at mrobb@cheo.on.ca and Kristy Spencer, Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Psychiatry at krspencer@cheo.on.ca


Posted Jan 9th, 2024

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST – Eating Disorders Program

CHEO, a 150-bed pediatric hospital in Ottawa, ON, Canada is seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist to work in the Eating Disorders Program. The job is full-time and permanent, with membership in the CHEO Psychiatry Associates.

Academic Setting and Duties

The large multidisciplinary care team for the CHEO Eating Disorders Program comprises psychiatrists, adolescent health physicians, nurse practitioners, dieticians, nurses, child and youth counselors, psychometry, psychologists, and social workers. There is a 9-bed eating disorders inpatient unit, a day treatment program and an outpatient service.  An eating disorders partial hospitalization program will be added later this year. The duties for this position include assessment and ongoing psychiatric care for children, youth and their families, consisting of pharmacological treatments and supporting the psychotherapeutic work provided by allied health team members. As a member of the CHEO Department of Psychiatry faculty, the person in this job will take CHEO call, teach medical learners, and engage in scholarly work, all of which are remunerated separately. A mentorship system is in place to enhance promotion.

 Required Skills

The successful candidate will have some education or experience in evidence-based psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches for the treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents. Training in Family Based Therapy and Emotion Focused Family Therapy for eating disorders is desirable, but not a requirement. If necessary, training in these modalities will be provided. The candidate should enjoy working in an environment where continuous quality improvement is a key feature of the daily work. Bilingualism (English/French) is desirable, although not a requirement.

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 will be well remunerated in alignment with other psychiatry positions at CHEO. The position provides 6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; and protected time for academic work, quality improvement, and education. Annual financial support for continuing professional development and research grant support are available.

Setting

Located in Ottawa, 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 CHEO 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. Marjorie Robb, acting Chief of CHEO Psychiatry and Kristy Spencer, Administrative Coordinator at krspencer@cheo.on.ca

 


 

Posted: December 17, 2023

Position:       Child and Youth Psychiatrist
Location:      Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Employer:    Northern Health

Northern Health is seeking two, permanent Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists to join a collegial team of 12 psychiatrists at the University Hospital of Northern British Columbia (UHNBC) in Prince George; British Columbia’s Northern Capital! Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for Northern BC. The UHNBC group serves a rural population of 400,000 people.

Prince George offers:

– Affordable housing & short commutes
– The best of both urban & rural living
– Top tier education & athletics
– World class cross country ski facilities & biking trails minutes from town

This is an exciting opportunity to design your practice around your specific interests, such as inpatient psychiatry work, outreach to our Indigenous communities, addictions, ACT teams and CL. The selected candidates will work in both in-patient and out-patient settings. Northern Health has an innovative model of Primary Care Teams, where psychiatrists can collaborate with inter-professional teams for patients’ mental health. Call is approximately once per week with hours vary from 8-48 hours. There are many opportunities to teach medical students, family practice residents and psychiatry residents.

Wendy.Fox@NorthernHealth.ca
Physicians.NorthernHealth.ca

Want to locum? Get in touch! We are looking for seasoned physicians and new grads. Apply before graduation!

Discover more about Prince George at:  www.moveupprincegeorge.ca

Compensation and incentives

Potential Earnings Estimate$500,000 +Recruitment Incentive15,000
MOCAP (On Call) Estimate$25,000Relocation Assistance$9,000-$15,000
Rural Retention Premium$19,121Rural CME CreditsUp to $7,800/yr
Rural Retention Flat Fee12.6%