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General Adult Psychiatrist

at   |  Peterborough, ON - posted: 10/21/2019 2:20 PM  Full Time in Physician Opportunities

Locum, part-time, full-time and flexible areas of work within the program. Leadership opportunities available.

The Opportunity
Peterborough Regional Health Centre is looking for a Psychiatrist to support our adult outpatient program (AOP).

AOP is a multidisciplinary program, emphasizing a team-based approach to psychiatric care of individuals with moderate – severe persistent mental illness. We offer a Rapid Assessment Program (RAP), an Urgent Care Clinic (UCC), Complex Trauma/ Emotional Regulation and Mood-Anxiety Streams, with a range of evidence based individual and group psychotherapies, along with Neurofeedback supported by our psychology service and internship program.

Our program has a 24-bed has a 24-bed adult inpatient unit, supported by full-time social work, occupational therapy, psychology and therapeutic programming.

A six-bed Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit (CAPU) opened at PRHC in January 2015. This unit provides a regional service for children and adolescents with serious mental health concerns requiring assessment and stabilization.

A 12-bed geriatric Assessment Behavioural Unit (GABU) provides care for older adults with dementia and behavioural disturbances.

PRHC also has a three-bed Crisis Response Unit (CRU) located in the Emergency Department, with nursing staff providing 24-hour crisis assessments and monitoring. Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Four Counties Addictions Services Team (Fourcast) staff are located on the unit and provide short-term case management for patients living in the community.

A multidisciplinary consultation-liaison service provides inpatient consultations and ongoing liaison across medical and surgical units.

We offer a diverse range of outpatient mental health programs across all stages of life, which includes evidence-based individual and group psychotherapies, outreach services and psychiatric management. Subspecialty clinics include Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI); Psychosis Assessment and Treatment Clinic; Eating Disorder Program; Psychiatric Assessment Services for the Elderly (PASE) and the Family and Youth Clinic. A satellite Developmental Disabilities Consulting Program (DDCP) affiliated with Queens University is available through our outpatient program.

Psychological testing is also available for inpatients and outpatient services.

Our Neurostimulation Program includes Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) with plans to introduce repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in 2020.

Our department is a designated teaching site for trainees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, affiliated through Queens and McMaster University and University of Toronto, with opportunities for faculty appointments. Leadership opportunities are available.

Qualifications
• Currently registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario or willing to obtain registration
• Currently registered with or eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
• Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or eligible
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing, staff, patients, directors, managers, and the community as required
• Demonstrated analytical ability
• Actively encourage a spirit of cooperation amongst team members
• Eligible for staff privileges at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
• Evidence of ongoing continued medical education

About PRHC
PRHC is a regional hospital delivering acute healthcare to a rapidly-growing population of more than 300,000 in Peterborough and the surrounding communities, including the First Nations of Curve Lake, Alderville and Hiawatha.

With an annual operating budget of $300 million, PRHC has more than 430 inpatient beds and offers a wide range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care, vascular surgery and mental health addictions.

Work. Play. Live.
In Peterborough, you’ll be as close to the great outdoors as you are to work, schools and other amenities. Here, we boast all the conveniences and comforts that an exceptional quality of life demands. Here, you can have it all.

Just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto by car, Peterborough is a unique community unto itself, an established entity with a rich heritage, a thriving culture, and a bright future. Home to Trent University and Fleming College as well as a burgeoning business sector, the opportunities here abound.

Peterborough offers a unique blend of outdoor pursuits and urban amenities right at your doorstep. Our arts and culture community is renowned for its exceptional events, exhibitions and performances, and the city offers a wide array of multicultural cuisine, local cafés, and unique shops.

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to:
Julie Tataryn, Medical Affairs, PRHC
medicalrecruitment@prhc.on.ca

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