Halton Healthcare - Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Mental Health/Social Services
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 6630
Halton Healthcare Services is an innovative, growing organization with three progressive community hospitals, providing quality health services to more than 350,000 Halton residents in Ontario, Canada.
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIST
Halton Healthcare is a fully accredited community hospital and an affiliated clinical education campus for McMaster University. The Mental Health Program provides service in community settings across North Halton and in three hospital sites, including Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Milton District Hospital and Georgetown Hospital. Using a collaborative inter-disciplinary model of care, the Mental Health Program offers a full continuum of services for child and adolescent patients, including Outpatient, Day Treatment, Inpatient and Emergency Mental Health Services.
Halton Healthcare is seeking a full time General Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to practice primarily at our Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital treating outpatients. In this position, you will:
Work alongside multi-disciplinary team to provide evidence-based assessments, consultations, and follow-up care to child and adolescent outpatients.
Provide coverage as needed across Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services, Day Treatment program.
Work collaboratively with hospital staff and physicians and participate in departmental meetings, quality improvement activities, continuing education, student training, and our on-call roster.
Collaborate and liaise effectively with key stakeholders such as hospital medical leaders, primary care and community agencies to enhance access to evidence-based care and align mental health services with the needs of the hospital and community.
Successful candidates must be certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry in the Specialty of Psychiatry and in the Subspecialty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Successful candidates will immediately begin to work towards independent licensure in the College of Physicians of Surgeons of Ontario and membership in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with a Fellowship in Psychiatry and Subspecialty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Additional training in addictions would be an asset. Proven experience working within an interdisciplinary team in a hospital setting and participating in quality improvement initiatives is requested. Demonstrated leadership skills such as communication, accountability, program planning, and the ability to create an environment that supports collaboration is also an asset.
About Halton Healthcare - Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Halton Healthcare is an innovative, growing organization with three progressive community hospitals, providing quality health services to more than 350,000 Halton residents. Halton Healthcare is Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada.