CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST

  • Clinical
  • Canada

Website CanAm Physician Recruiting

Medical Specialty: Psychiatry

One of the leading children’s hospitals in Ontario, Canada is seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist to work in their group. The job is full-time and permanent.

Academic Setting and Duties

The large multidisciplinary care team 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 at the local university.

Remuneration and Benefits

This position is part of an Alternative Funding Plan (AFP). The average income for an inpatient psychiatrist is $470,000; this is composed of base AFP funding, inpatient bonus stipend, clinical and academic productivity, administrative stipends, and HOCC (on-call) compensation. The position provides  6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; annual financial support for continuing professional development; and research grant support. A relocation allowance and an additional signing bonus of $10,000 will be provided.

In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

Interested candidates, please apply below.

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