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START Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Join Us! Psychiatrist Positions Available


Downtown - Yonge & Bloor Area Posted 30 Days Ago1493024

Company Information

Our Goal is to enhance the quality of life of our patients, by delivering a full complement of community based health care services including: diagnostic assessment, medication based treatment, psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural treatment and mindfulness based treatment. We also are engaging in research to enhance and develop new and exciting approaches to helping people reach wellness. In addition also provide business coaching and educational activities to enhance the quality of diagnosis and treatment in the community.

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Undertake diagnostic assessment in relation to psychiatric and non psychiatric illness with use of diagnostic history taking, physical examination, laboratory assessment.
  • Undertake pharmacotherapeutic treatment recommendation during consultation and pharmacotherapeutic intervention.
  • Provide Psychiatric consultation to referral sources looking for specialized treatment opinions.
  • Prescribe psychotherapeutic intervention including any or some of the following therapies including:  Group or Individual Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness Based Therapies, Psychodynamic Based Therapies, and others) or be willing to refer to sources that provide these treatment  approaches. 
  • Contribute to the Provision of Educational Support for a variety of treaters including students, residents, graduate students post doctoral fellows in family medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, psychology, psychotherapy, social work, occupational therapy, nursing etc.
  • Contribute to the research undertaken in the clinical setting.
  • Attend meetings and events undertaken by the clinic in relation to any number of clinic activities.

Skills & Qualifications Requirements: 

The candidate should possess strong clinical skills with a capacity for team building, multi-disciplinary collaboration and excellence in clinical care. 

The candidate must hold a medical degree with four to five years of specialty residency training. They must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. (Licensing by the provincial or territorial licensing authority is required.)

Preferred candidates will have an adult psychiatry background with specialist qualifications, FRCPC or equivalent. The successful candidate will have extensive experience with management of the mood and anxiety disorders as well as OCD, PTSD, ADHD and related disorders. CBT skills are an asset. Clinical research experience is desirable, but not mandatory. In addition, the candidates must provide proof of professional liability insurance. 


Wages being offered are a minimum of $160.60 per hour for a 40-hour week in accordance with Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) billings and standards based on an estimate of fee-for-service billings. 

Contact Information

START Clinic for Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Nalian Youmer
Assistant Coordinating Manager
416-598-9344 x 257

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