Position Description

General Psychiatry Locum

Job Description
North Bay Regional Health Centre is seeking locum general psychiatrists to provide inpatient psychiatric care to patients of its adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry Unit (AIPU).

Locums are available in one week increments (Monday-Friday) with the locum psychiatrist providing in-person services each day (0830-1630 hrs) to support the AIPU care team (psychiatrists, primary care, nurses and allied health) to provide services to its patients.
There is no on-call obligation for these locum assignments. The Acute Inpatient Psychiatry Unit (AIPU) is a thirty bed inpatient unit that provides highintensity, acute psychiatric services for individuals in acute psychiatric distress and who are 18 years of age and older experiencing acute psychiatric symptoms and/or at risk of harm to self or others. The core of the program is psychiatric consultation and assessment, supported by nursing, psychology, social work, concurrent disorders, occupational therapy, and recreational therapy services. AIPU treats a range of individuals in acute distress or psychiatric crisis with the aim of controlling symptoms and restoring patients’ ability to function. Key means of treatment include pharmacological treatment, skill and knowledge building, and supportive, patient-focused discharge planning.

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 district 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 of home – reclaim your work-life balance and join us!

For further information about North Bay Regional Health Centre and/or the City of North Bay please visit NorthBayDocs.ca

Qualifications:
Applicants require certification in Psychiatry by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be independently licensed to practice Psychiatry in Ontario by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).

Remuneration:
Locums will be remunerated with a daily clinical stipend of $1600 and are eligible for a daily HFO honorarium of $300 as well as travel and accommodation expense reimbursement.

To Apply:
Psychiatrists wishing to apply for these general psychiatry locum opportunities should submit their CV to Chastity Saudino, Medical Affairs Manager at physicianrecruitment@nbrhc.on.ca.

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