Posted: Wed Aug 23 2023
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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