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Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

Inpatient and Outpatient Opportunities for Psychiatrist (3 positions)

Canada-Ontario-Toronto

1519112

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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

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.

The Department of Psychiatry is seeking three full-time, permanent staff psychiatrists to join the inpatient and outpatient services in 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. Also, skill in, or willingness to learn, to provide CBT for psychosis is expected.

We are also seeking two psychiatrists 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 inpatient psychiatrists will also have an active outpatient practice.

The outpatient position is located at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s satellite clinic at 1225 Kennedy Rd, Toronto, ON, M1P 4Y1. The inpatient positions are located at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s Birchmount Site at 3030 Birchmount Rd, Toronto, ON, M1W 3W3.

The successful candidates will be joining a dynamic department in a culturally diverse community setting, with office space and support staff. All positions are compensated through fee-for-service billing to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and sessional fees with a typical annual amount of over $300,000.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and be Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons eligible. 

We invite all interested and qualified candidates to submit an expression of interest and current CV to:


Contact Information

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
Dr. Stephen Barsky
Chief of Psychiatry
psychrecruit@tsh.to
416-495-2400 x2563
Posting Date: 18-Sep-2017Psychiatry Permanent, Practicing physician Open 3 ASAP
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