PSYCHIATRIST - Full time & Locum Opportunities Available

Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry – Full time, Locum Opportunities Available

Job Category: Credentialed Staff

Date Posted: November 3, 2021



Full service psychiatry consultant position for a 23 bed Schedule One Facility. Assessment and treatment of mental illnesses through multiple modalities, including psychotherapy, ECT, hospitalization, and medication. Supports include inpatient Mental Health Hospitalist team, outpatient clinic resources, Crisis team, Community Agencies and strong primary care referral base providing primary mental health care. Teaching opportunities exist with Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) on an ongoing basis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  Provision of on-call services based at OSMH (Currently 1 in 3) with support from mental health hospitalists and crisis intervention staff. In-patient consultation for OSMH credentialed staff and regional partners, provision of out-patient clinics. Participation in strategic planning and program development of psychiatry services. Participation in ongoing quality improvement and safety activities.  Participation in hospital committees pertaining to specialty and as required by the credentialed staff by-laws.  Efficient use of resources.

COMPENSATION: Fee for Service, HOCC for on-call, Sessional Funding, Stipend Funding, Office/Billing/Secretary support.

QUALIFICATIONS: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) unrestricted license that allows the physician to fulfil the requirements of this position and fellowship in Psychiatry recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) is required.


Interested Applicants are encouraged to follow the link above to apply.

For any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Ally Piercy, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at


OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Medical Affairs department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia providing a comprehensive range of programs and services including medical, surgical and emergency care, as well as outpatient services. OSMH’s primary service area includes Orillia, Rama First Nation, and the Townships of Severn, Ramara, and Oro-Medonte, although through our regional programs we are able to offer kidney care, orthopedic care, sexual assault and domestic violence treatment, complex continuing care, adult mental health care, seniors care, as well as pediatric and neonatal intensive care to patients throughout North Simcoe Muskoka and beyond.

Nestled on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe, Orillia is located 1.5 hours north of Toronto and offers five picturesque waterfront parks, a state of the art new library, a world class entertainment centre, the Orillia Recreation Centre, sixty alpine ski runs and eighty two kilometers of cross-country ski/cycling trails. The recent renewal of three key cultural assets; Leacock Museum, Orillia Opera House and Museum of Art & History contributes to a vibrant arts community. Government services, education, retail, manufacturing and tourism are the basis of Orillia’s economy. The region is home to several large employers including; Ontario Provincial Police Headquarters as well as OPP Central Command, Casino Rama, Georgian College and Lakehead University.