Ontario Shores is a 325 bed tertiary psychiatric hospital (located in Whitby, Ontario, a 40 minute drive from Toronto) that serves patients with severe and persistent mental illness. With leading edge fully integrated medical records, a lake-side environment and excellent teaching opportunities, consider our Full Time opportunity as your next practice opportunity.
The Geriatric Psychiatry program includes a 23 bed inpatient dementia unit, a 25 bed general geriatric psychiatry unit, and an outreach service into homes and long term care facilities. Specialized outpatient clinics include a Memory Clinic, a Geriatric Mood Disorders Clinic, and a Neuropsychiatry clinic. Psychiatry staff also provides ECT service to the hospital.
Ontario Shores is currently seeking a Psychiatrist specializing in Geriatric Psychiatry for a full time position to join our team of 4 dynamic, progressive psychiatrists along with a wide range of allied health care staff including general practitioners, physiotherapists, occupational therapist, social workers, dietitians, recreational therapists and nurses to deliver programs meeting the needs of seniors over 65 years of age.
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, normal business hours; compressed work week option is also available
- current licence to practice or eligible for licensure in Ontario
- specialty qualification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or recognized equivalent
- certification and/or experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
- an academic affiliation with University of Toronto, an interest in or current holding of an academic cross appointment is preferred
CJ (Carol Jean) Pudsey
Human Resources Consultant-Physician Group
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
700 Gordon Street, Whitby, Ontario L1N 5S9
For more information about this position and Ontario Shores please visit our website at www.ontarioshores.ca