Position Description

Forensic Psychiatrist

The North Bay Regional Health Centre Department of Psychiatry is looking for Forensic Psychiatrists. North Bay has competitive earning opportunities, a progressive and collegial team and a state-of-the-art regional mental health centre. If you’re ready to spend less time commuting, more time enjoying the beautiful outdoors and you like the good life, this opportunity is for you!

Job Description:
Serving the Northeast Region of Ontario, the Service of Forensic Psychiatry is seeking a Psychiatrist to join its team providing psychiatric care to adults with serious mental illness who have been found Unfit to Stand Trial or Not Criminally Responsible. There will be opportunity to provide court assessments and all patient care is delivered using an interprofessional collaborative team approach. Our service includes an assessment and stabilization unit, rehabilitation and specialized transition to community units, a specialized treatment unit for women and community outreach services. The organization is an affiliated academic teaching centre with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). The preferred candidate will be expected to participate in teaching undergraduates and
postgraduate medical learners.

Applicants are required to be certified in Psychiatry by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or the equivalent in another jurisdiction) and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario. Previous experience in Forensic Psychiatry will be considered an asset but is not essential.

Organization & Community Info:
North Bay Regional Health Centre is a unique 433 bed health care organization with three primary roles: providing acute care services to North Bay and its surrounding communities, functioning as the district referral center providing specialist services for smaller communities in the area, and it’s the specialized mental health service provider serving all of northeast Ontario. NBRHC is a state-of-the-art regional health centre newly built in 2011. For further information about the NBRHC please view www.nbrhc.on.ca and https://vimeo.com/106279645

North Bay is located 3.5 hours north of Toronto, just down the four-lane highway from the Muskokas, and 3.5 hours west of Ottawa. With a population of 54,000 and a catchment area of 180,000, it is a safe and welcoming community that offers a healthy and balanced environment for working, living and raising a family. North Bay is situated on the banks of two large lakes and boasts beautiful scenery and four distinct seasons. Whatever your interests are, you will have access to numerous activities and amenities within minutes from your home – reclaim your work-life balance and join us! To view beautiful North Bay and our lifestyle please visit www.northbay.ca

This position will be remunerated with a competitive monthly clinical stipend with opportunities for additional OHIP billing
income, Northern Specialist APP, Hospital On-Call Compensation (HOCC) stipends and teaching stipends. Attractive incentive package which includes a $25,000 recruitment incentive, relocation funding and up to $83,000 through
the Northern Rural Recruitment & Retention Initiative (NRRRI).

For additional information on practice at NBRHC, please contact Chastity Saudino, Medical Affairs Manager at physicianrecruitment@nbrhc.on.ca.

Ready to reclaim your work-life balance ?