Full-time Adult Out-Patient Psychiatrist,

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Humber River Hospital. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

Humber River Hospital (HRH) is one of Canada’s largest acute care hospitals, fully digital, and serving a diverse catchment area of more than 850,000 people in the northwest Greater Toronto Area. HRH operates 722 acute inpatient beds with 3,400 staff, approximately 700 physicians, and over 1,000 volunteers. HRH currently includes the Wilson site, a 656-bed full service acute care facility that opened in 2015, and the Finch and Church sites, known as the "Reactivation Care Centres” (RCC). The RCCs represent a unique partnership among multiple hospitals in the GTA with a focus on high quality patient recovery. A 356-bed long-term care facility “Humber Meadows” is currently under construction at the Finch Avenue site.

Our vision of Exceptional Care, Healthier Community and our focus on equity and inclusivity is something we share with our partners at the North Western Toronto Ontario Health Team. As Canada’s first digital hospital and home of the first Patient Care Digital Command Centre, a commitment to innovation, research, and academic excellence remains at the core of our organization. We look forward to further development of these core elements through our recent membership in the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN).

As an associate member of TAHSN, HRH provides many academic opportunities to all professions. We are committed to establishing a Family Medicine Teaching Unit in partnership with the University of Toronto within the year, further strengthening our commitment to academic excellence.



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Position Summary

This is a unique opportunity to join a collegial Department with over thirty active members in a community academic hospital. HRH has a strong and diverse Mental Health & Addictions Program occupying the fifth floor of our new, state-of-the-art facility with diverse outpatient programs, six child and adolescent inpatient beds and fifty-eight adult beds, and a dedicated Emergency Psychiatry Unit in the Emergency Department.

The available position is for a full-time adult out-patient psychiatrist, including the opportunity to work with our addictions and concurrent care program, and may include occasional inpatient cross-coverage. The outpatient department includes general adult outpatient care, which has recently been redesigned to a stepped-care model, early intervention, urgent care, and other programs.

In addition to demonstrated clinical excellence and outstanding interpersonal skills, the successful candidate requires relevant certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and is a member of, or eligible for membership, with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario.

This successful candidate is expected to apply for an academic appointment in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Your support for medical learners is key to our strategic plan as an academic centre and our participation as a member of TAHSN. Interest in quality improvement initiatives will be considered a strong asset.

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Indigeneity, Accessibility and Fairness

Recognized by Forbes as one of Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity (2022), HRH is committed to fostering a culture of equity and inclusion within the diverse community of North West Toronto and within our organization. The Hospital is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. The Hospital is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. Our search committee is committed to a fair process that will meaningfully reflect these commitments.

Interested Applicants

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply in confidence by forwarding a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. K.S. Gaind

Chief of Psychiatry

c/o Annette Gaul

Humber River Hospital

1235 Wilson Avenue

Toronto, ON M3M 0B2

Send via E-mail: Annette Gaul agaul@hrh.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, December 16, 2022

The hospital reserves the right not to appoint anyone to this position.