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Locum Psychiatrist: Psychiatric Emergency Services, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Urgent Care Clinic

at   |  Peterborough, ON - posted: 3/7/2019 7:44 PM  Temporary in Physician Opportunities

6 month locum, flexible duties and dates, part-time and permanent options

We are looking for a 6 month locum Psychiatrist to support our Psychiatric Emergency Services paired with consultation-liaison psychiatry and Urgent Care Clinic from June – December 2019.

The Opportunity
A 3-bed Crisis Response Unit (CRU) located in the Emergency Department (ED), staffed by 3 nurses, provides 24 hours metal health assessments and stabilization. Hospital 2 Home (H2H) in partnership with CMHA and Fourcast addictions services provides short-term case management in the community to patients attending the unit.

A multidisciplinary Youth and Adult Urgent Care Clinic (UCC) provide a bridging service for patients discharged from the ED and inpatient units. The adult UCC serves as an ED diversion
for patients and accepts referrals from both the ED and from local Rapid Access Addiction Medicine (RAAM) Clinic. Our Youth UCC offers a similar service with referrals accepted form the ED, the Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) and local
First Nation communities.

A multidisciplinary adult and geriatric consultation-liaison psychiatry service provides inpatient consultations and ongoing liaison across medial-surgical units.

Inpatient services include a 24-bed acute adult inpatient unit; a 6-bed acute child and adolescent psychiatry unit (CAPU; and a 12-bed geriatric assessment behavourial unit (GABU) for older adults with dementia and behavourial disturbances.

We offer a diverse range of outpatient mental health programs across all stages of life, which include 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), Family and Youth Clinic, Developmental
Disabilities Consulting Program (DDCP).

Psychological testing is also available for inpatient and outpatient services. Neurofeedback is also offered by Psychology.

Our Neurostimulation Program includes Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), with future plans underway to introduce repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS).

Our Department is a designated teaching site for trainees at the undergraduate level through Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) and at the postgraduate levels through Queens, McMaster University and University of Toronto with opportunities for faculty appointments.

Leadership opportunities and a competitive compensation package also available.

• 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 co-operation 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 & mental health addictions.

The Health Centre is located in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada – a 90-minute drive north-east of Toronto, – and has a proud local history extending back over a century. We are the region’s largest employer with more than 2,400 staff, 400
physicians with privileges and 600 volunteers.
As a member of the PRHC team, you will be part of an exceptional working environment – a forum to share knowledge, to learn, to develop talents, relationships and careers, and a culture that recognizes and rewards the achievements of its people.

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

PRHC is an accessible workplace, and an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our programs and services, please visit our website at: www.prhc.on.ca

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