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Posted:  August 18-November 18, 2022

Position:   Chief, Department of Psychiatry
Location:   Ottawa, Ontario

CHEO 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.

We invite applications from visionary and innovative candidates who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills across the clinical, academic and administrative domains.

For additional information, please visit:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jane van Alphen:

Posted:  June 13 – Sept 13, 2022

Position:   Psychiatrist
Location:   Thunder Bay, Ontario

St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada is a recognized leader in the provision acute care, complex care, rehabilitation, long-term care, and mental health and addiction services. We operate on a program management model, providing client and family-centered services with an emphasis on interprofessional collaboration and evidence-based practice.

Join the largest single provider of mental health and addictions services in Northwestern Ontario and enjoy the benefits of work life balance that a smaller centre can offer, with the benefit of working in a full treatment centre.

For more details, please visit SJCG e-recruit or contact Beckie Walbourne at

Posted:  May 30 – Aug 31, 2022

Position:   Physician, Child Family and Youth
Location:   Midland, Ontario region

Waypoint has recently established a new program for Family, Child and Youth Mental Health care to provide community-based mental health care in a unique collaborative care model. We are looking for Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists and Pediatricians with a focused practice in Mental Health to join our team and provide outpatient care for the full spectrum of mental health conditions in a trauma-informed, family-focused setting. Care will be provided both virtually and in-person at the Community Health Hub in Midland, or at regional affiliated primary care settings.

Located on beautiful Georgian Bay, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a 301-bed Psychiatric Hospital providing specialized inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care for the North Simcoe Muskoka region, and providing forensic psychiatric care for patients requiring a high secure facility.

Less than two hours from Toronto and approximately 45 minutes from Barrie, this area provides ample outdoor recreational opportunities year round including cycling, curling, fishing, boating, hiking, and snowmobiling. At Waypoint, we believe in maintaining a work environment where people find meaning, enjoyment, and professional growth in their work while balancing and integrating with other aspects of their lives.

Clinical Setting and Duties
Outpatient care will be provided as a member of a team of 4 mental health physicians, with clinical and administrative support. The physician will be expected to provide both initial consultations and follow-up care, in partnership with primary care. This position has home-based on-call responsibilities as well. Preference will be given to candidates seeking a full time position. Please note that travel in the Midland and North Simcoe Muskoka Region will be required to successfully perform duties.

Required Skills
The successful candidate will have experience in diagnosing and treating common mental health conditions seen in children and youth from a trauma-informed, culturally-aware, developmental and family systems perspective. Knowledge of neurodevelopment conditions and psychopharmacology is required. The desire to function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team is essential. Non-clinical work such as community advocacy around mental health, systems improvement and education will also be expected. Bilingualism would be an asset but not required.

MD training from an accredited institution, Royal College certification or equivalent in psychiatry or pediatrics, with robust experience in child and adolescent mental health (subspecialty certification preferred).

You will have a License for Independent Practice in the Province of Ontario and be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Remuneration and Benefits
This position is funded through an Alternate Payment Plan from the Ontario Ministry of Health, with a base salary and a proportion of shadow billings.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity, please continue by submitting your application via email to Attach a cover letter and resume detailing why are you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified.

For information please contact:
Sherrie Fournier
Manager, Medical Affairs
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

P: 705-549-3181 Ext. 2206
F: 705-549-3446