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Posted: Wed Aug 23 2023

General Child & Youth Psychiatrist - Emergency Department (Transitional Unit) (BH 353)



General Summary:

This prominent children's hospital in Ontario is seeking a General Child & Youth Psychiatrist - Emergency Department (Transitional Unit) to join their team.

The General Child & Youth Psychiatrist will be a crucial member of the new Transitional Unit within the Emergency Department. This unit is designed to provide immediate psychiatric assessment, intervention, and short-term stabilization for children and adolescents facing acute mental health crises. As a Psychiatrist, you will collaborate closely with a multidisciplinary team to ensure a holistic and supportive approach to care.



  • Rapid psychiatric assessments and triage of patients in crisis

  • Develop and implement short-term treatment plans for patients requiring immediate intervention

  • Collaborate with emergency medicine physicians, nurses, social workers, and other specialists to coordinate comprehensive care

  • Provide crisis intervention, counseling, and referrals for ongoing care as needed

  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of protocols for the Transitional Unit

  • Participate in team discussions, case conferences, and quality improvement initiatives



  • Medical degree and specialized training in Psychiatry

  • Certification or eligibility from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) with American Board Certified. American Board Certified Psychiatrists are eligible for an independent license

  • Eligibility for licensure in Ontario and membership with  the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)


Interested candidates please contact or send CV to:

Michelle Flynn, RPR

COO/ Physician Recruitment Consultant

CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc.

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