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Scarborough and Rouge Hospital




Company Information

At Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH), the patient experience comes first. With three hospital sites (Birchmount, General, and Centenary) and five satellite sites, SRH provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada.  Created through a merger of The Scarborough Hospital’s Birchmount and General sites and Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary site in December 2016, SRH is committed to delivering the highest quality patient- and family-centred care, with a focus on enhancing access to services for the Scarborough community.

Job Description

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking two Psychiatrists to join our adult mental health program.  A wide range of services are offered at SRH, including inpatient care, an on-site emergency crisis program, mobile crisis intervention, outpatient care, outreach services and consult liaison programs.


We have one outpatient psychiatry position.  In joining our hospital, you will have the opportunity to start a full outpatient practice, providing specialist assessment and treatment for referrals from community family physicians and other physicians in the hospital system.  Patients are well supported, allowing psychiatrists to refer to multidisciplinary services including substance counselling, depot clinic, clozapine clinic, and evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy.  Opportunities for professional growth also exist, including leadership initiatives, teaching, research and program development. 


We are also seeking a psychiatrist to join the inpatient service.  The psychiatric unit has 50 inpatient beds, including six Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit beds that provide acute care services to patients in a multi-disciplinary team setting.  You will be joining psychiatrist colleagues on a vibrant team with highly trained mental health nurses, mental health therapists, an occupational therapist, substance counsellors and case management support. 


The positions are located with Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s Birchmount Campus at 3030 Birchmount Road and the satellite clinic at 1225 Kennedy Rd.  The successful candidates will be joining a dynamic department in a culturally diverse community setting, with office space and support staff.


Applicants must be eligible for independent practice licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and will be a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. 



We will be accepting Curriculum Vitaes from candidates until April 28, 2017We invite all interested and qualified candidates to submit an expression of interest and current CV to:

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, Department of Psychiatry
Contact:  Dr. Stephen Barsky, Chief of Psychiatry
Tel: 416-495-2400 Ext 2563


We thank all qualified physicians for their submissions however only successful candidates who qualify will be contacted to attend a pre-application interview. All appointments are subject to an Impact Analysis and Board approval. The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.

Contact Information

Scarborough and Rouge HospitalDr. Stephen BarskyChief of Psychiatrypsychrecruit@tsh.to416-495-2400 x2563
Posting Date: 09-Mar-2017Psychiatry Permanent, Practicing physician Open 2 ASAP
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