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full time Psychiatry at Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Ottawa, Ontario
Job ID: 16275

The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group is a 628-bed, academic health science centre, providing leadership in clinical, educational and research activities in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). CLINICAL DIRECTORCOMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM

The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (ROHCG), a fully affiliated teaching site for the University of Ottawa, is seeking a Community Mental Health Psychiatrist for the position of Clinical Director, Community Mental Health Program. The candidate will have exemplary credentials, and a demonstrated proficiency in working collegially and respectfully within medical and multidisciplinary teams.

The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre is composed of a 2 site facility located in Eastern Ontario and is comprised of:

• A 190-bed state-of-the-art mental health facility and one 96-bed facility (32 recovery beds and 64 long-term care beds) located in Ottawa, and;

• The Brockville Mental Health Centre which is a specialized mental health facility located in Brockville, has 161 inpatient beds (61 Forensic Treatment Unit, 100 Secure Treatment Unit) and 183 beds in the community (Homes for Special Care);

This is an opportunity to provide clinical leadership through effective collaboration and communication to ensure the optimum functioning of the clinical program and teams under your responsibility, in the best interests of quality care, education and research.

The Clinical Director position is a 0.3 FTE position (combined with additional time for clinical practice). The Clinical Director position is remunerated with an administrative stipend and the clinical practice is fee for service. Bilingualism is considered an advantage but not essential.

This leadership role incorporates clinical, financial, operational, research and educational responsibilities for the Community Mental Health Program. As part of the management team for the ROHCG, key responsibilities include departmental strategic planning and physician recruitment.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of clinical experience with demonstrated leadership skills. They should be comfortable with multidisciplinary teamwork in both clinical and administrative settings. The Clinical Director, CMHP, will report to the Associate Chief (Ottawa) and is expected to travel for oversight to the 3 satellite offices as required.

To receive a copy of the complete role description and/or to apply directly for this position, please send your CV and letter of interest to:

Dr. Raj Bhatla, Psychiatrist-in-Chief/Chief of Staff c/o:

Debra Munroe, Physician Administration Manager at:

Province / State
Employment Type
full time
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Royal Ottawa Health Care Group 
Street Address 1
1145 Carling Avenue 
Street Address 2
City / Town
Postal / Zip Code
K1Z 7K4 
Institution Description
Mental Health Care Hospital 
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Debra Munroe 
613-722-6521 x 6937 
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Published on 2019-07-17
Edited on 2019-07-17