Position Precis:

Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) is currently seeking an additional full-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists to join our team of dedicated Psychiatrist. This is an exciting opportunity to expand the scope of our Schedule One Adult Psychiatric facility.

GBHS is a local leader of innovative treatment programs for the acute and chronically mentally ill, servicing a catchment area of over 170,000 residents across Grey and Bruce counties. Our goal is to keep children and adolescents requiring comprehensive care closer to home. GBHS is in the final stages of developing a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program in collaboration with community and regional partners.

This new model of care will provide both outpatient and inpatient services for children and adolescents. Our mental health community is developing an integrated service utilizing resources from the hospital, schools and community partners such as Keystone Child, Youth & Family Services (http://www.keystonebrucegrey.org/).

Qualifications:

FRCP(C) or eligibility to practice medicine in Ontario.

Remuneration:

$300,000 – $350,000 annual

Date Available:

Immediate

Note:

GBHS-Owen Sound is located on the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay, minutes away from Lake Huron and just a short 2 hour drive from the Toronto airport. Our five rural hospitals are located in Lion’s Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton (http://www.gbhs.on.ca/). Our picturesque communities offer an array of cultural opportunities, excellent schools, all-season recreational activities and a great work-life balance.

Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

About the Psychiatry Department:

GBHS’ eleven psychiatrists, based at the Owen Sound hospital, support the Schedule 1 inpatient service and/or provide consultation to three community-based multi-agency mental health teams. The psychiatrists support a comprehensive range of ambulatory programs including the Crisis Team, Community Outreach Treatment Team, the Assertive Community Treatment Team, Psychogeriatric assessment and treatment, Dual Diagnosis and Aftercare Services.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists at GBHS work closely with LHIN parnters at London Health Sciences Centre and Parkwood Institute, St. Joseph’s Health Care London as well as local community partners.

If you are interested in this position please contact:

Trish Herrick, Director Medical Affairs
Phone #: (519) 376-2121
Extension: 2949
therrick@gbhs.on.ca

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