Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist


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Lakeridge Health has everything you seek - in your career and beyond. As one of Ontario's largest hospital networks, home of the dedicated cancer centre for the Central East, and based in the Greater Toronto Area, we foster a culture that promotes career advancement, learning opportunities, and great quality of life – all in close proximity to Toronto. Through our five hospital sites, Ajax-Pickering, Bowmanville, Oshawa, Port Perry, and Whitby, we provide a broad range of healthcare services to a diverse population, with a focus on achieving excellence.  One System. Best Health

Lakeridge Health Oshawa is seeking a part-time or full time Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our Mental Health and Addictions Program, Child Youth and Family Program. Our services include an 8-bed Child-Adolescent Unit alongside a Mental Health Day Treatment Program, Eating Disorders Program, Early Psychosis Intervention and a range of other ambulatory services. The candidate will join a vibrant and motivated group, including Psychiatrists, mental health nurses, social workers and child and youth workers, and an excellent management and support staff.

The Child Youth Family Program serves patients by providing inpatient, day hospital, outpatient Psychiatric care, with parallel comprehensive therapy programs that include group and individual therapy for mood, anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and chronic self-harming/suicidality (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy). Early psychosis intervention and our Eating Disorders teams are also welcoming Psychiatric consultative roles. Lakeridge Health is the regional lead for addictions, with concurrent disorders practices embedded thoroughly across the program.

Lakeridge Health is seeking candidates at all career levels with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to interprofessional teamwork and collaboration. Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the CPSO, and must have completed a recognized Psychiatry residency, with FRCPC certification. Subspecialty training in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry is required. . 

Application closing date: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a brief cover letter, CV, and contact information for three referees to:

Attn: Dr. Kevin Chopra
Department Chief & Medical Director, Psychiatry
Email to: 

Tel: 905-576-8711 x33720

We are deliberate and self-reflective about the culture we want to foster, as we work towards building an equitable workforce with people from different strengths, experiences, and backgrounds. We especially welcome applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups including persons from indigenous communities; diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds; diverse sexual orientations and gender identities; and persons with disabilities. We are committed to build and sustain an inclusive work environment for all members of Lakeridge Health Community.