Posting Number: MA20-003E
Title: Psychiatrist (Youth Mental Health Program)
Position Status: Regular Full-time
Job Schedule: Days
Department: Medical Administration
Site: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Number of Vacancies: 2
About The Royal
The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group is a 628-bed, academic health science centre, providing leadership in clinical, educational and research activities in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).
The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (ROHCG), a fully affiliated teaching site for the University of Ottawa, is seeking a full-time Child and Adolescent psychiatrist for its Youth Mental Health Program. This academic center provides clinical service, teaching and research opportunities.
The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Center is seeking to recruit a psychiatrist with exemplary credentials, and a demonstrated proficiency in working collegially and respectfully within medical and multidisciplinary teams. There is opportunity for active teaching and research, and the anticipation of participation in the administrative functioning of the hospital, either through committee work or leadership opportunities.
The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre is composed of a 2 site facility located in Eastern Ontario and is comprised of:
A 190-bed state-of-the-art mental health facility and one 96-bed facility (32 recovery beds and 64 long-term care beds) located in Ottawa, and;
The Brockville Mental Health Centre which is a specialized mental health facility located in Brockville, has 161 inpatient beds (61 Forensic Treatment Unit, 100 Secure Treatment Unit) and 183 beds in the community (Homes for Special Care);
Two satellite facilities, one in Arnprior and one in Kingston for the Operational Stress Injuries (OSI) Program. These facilities provide care for clients of Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC) and eligible members of the Canadian Forces (CF) and RCMP who have an OSI, and to their families.
This position is responsible for providing psychiatric/medical evaluation, diagnosis and medication management services to our inpatient and outpatient clients, ensuring compliance with program standards, contracts, policies, procedures and guidelines. We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Psychiatrist to work full time and support the organization. The ideal Psychiatrist will be excited and motivated by the opportunity to work in a program that emphasizes integrated healthcare.
The successful candidate will possess:
Current CPSO licensure with specialties in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry and CMPA
5 – 10 years of experience with Youth Mental Health
Demonstrated medical/clinical leadership skills, a completed working knowledge of psychopharmacology and experience in mental health service delivery to a broad-based individual and multi-cultural patient population
Effective verbal and written communication
The successful candidate should:
Be comfortable with multidisciplinary teamwork in both clinical and administrative
Utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make
Adapt to changing needs by acquiring new skills and
Anticipated Start Date: as soon as possible
To receive a copy of the complete role description and/or to apply directly for this position, please send your CV and letter of interest to:
Dr. Rajiv Bhatla, Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chief of Staff, c/o Debra Munroe, Physician Administration Manager at: [email protected]
All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below.
The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
All new hires will be required to obtain a clear and valid Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
The Royal is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.