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full time Psychiatry at Women's College Hospital
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 17157

General Psychiatry Clinical Associate Position, Women’s College Hospital

Women’s College Hospital (WCH) is the first and only independent, academic, ambulatory care hospital in Ontario with a primary focus on the health of women. With the mobilization of our 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, WCH is strengthening its bond with partners and introducing a new and inspiring vision: Healthcare revolutionized for a healthier and more equitable world. The University of Toronto has one of the strongest research and teaching faculties in North America, and is consistently ranked as the top Canadian university in international rankings. The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), composed of the University and including WCH amongst its nine fully-affiliated institutions, is one of the world’s largest, most productive academic health sciences centres.

Women’s College Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry is seeking a psychiatrist to join our General Psychiatry Program. The main clinical focus of this position involves providing general psychiatric assessments to outpatients referred from family practice and medical/surgical subspecialties at Women’s College Hospital. Opportunities may include Collaborative Mental Health Care roles within WCH Family Practice and with community partners.

WCH’s General Psychiatry Program strives to employ a trauma-informed lens to all services, and to provide an inclusive environment and equitable services to people in all their diversity (https://www.womenscollegehospital.ca/care-programs/mental-health/general-psychiatry-program/). The program’s interdisciplinary team aims to empower individuals to effectively manage their mental health symptoms, through the use of evidence based therapeutic modalities. The team consists of psychiatrists, mental health therapists, and a social service worker, as well as students in these fields. Situated in an academic hospital, the program is committed to clinical innovation, education and research with a specific focus on WCH’s strategic goals related to advancements in health system innovation, virtual care and revolutionizing health care for women in the service of equity for all.

This posting is for a part-time or full-time Clinical Associate position (one-year term, potentially renewable). There will be an option for a hybrid work model, with support for remote work.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) in Psychiatry by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Psychiatry, must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English. Compensation will be based on a fee-for-service structure.

While we welcome interest until the position is filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Expressions of interest or questions can be sent to Dr. Deanna Bruno, Lead, General Psychiatry Program, Women’s College Hospital at: deanna.bruno@wchospital.ca.

The University of Toronto and WCH are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome applications from racialized persons/ persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and other who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Summary
Specialty
Psychiatry
Province / State
Ontario
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
General Psychiatry Clinical Associate Position, Women’s College Hospital (WCH)
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
Compensation will be based on a fee-for-service structure.  
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 
Experience
All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English. 
Certifications
Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) in Psychiatry by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Psychiatry, must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.  
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Women's College Hospital 
Street Address 1
76 Grenville Street 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Toronto 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
M5S 1B2 
 
Institution Description
Women’s College Hospital (WCH) is the first and only independent, academic, ambulatory care hospital in Ontario with a primary focus on the health of women. With the mobilization of our 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, WCH is strengthening its bond with partners and introducing a new and inspiring vision: Healthcare revolutionized for a healthier and more equitable world. WCH is one of the nine fully-affiliated institutions of the University of Toronto, one of the world’s largest, most productive academic health sciences centres.  
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Simone Vigod 
Phone
416-323-6400 
Fax
 
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Published on 2022-06-28
Edited on 2022-06-29