Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Position

indsor Regional Hospital (WRH), with 483 beds and an operating budget of half a billion dollars, is the regional provider of advanced specialized care for more than 400,000 people in Windsor and Essex County. The child & adolescent psychiatry inpatient unit of WRH is located at Maryvale Adolescent & Family Services. This is a 6 -bed acute inpatient unit with an average length of stay of approx. 1 week. Patients are usually admitted from ERs in Windsor, Leamington and Chatham. Maryvale is a mental health agency with day treatment and outpatient counseling services in addition to the acute inpatient unit. The psychiatrists work with a multidisciplinary spe-cialized team of social workers, child & youth workers and psychologists to provide care to youth experiencing serious psychiatric problems. Additionally, child psychia-trists can have private outpatient clinics and teach psychiatry residents.

Applicant Physicians must be certified/eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) and must be certified/eligible in Psychiatry by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). Successful candidates will share the responsibility for youth inpatient services and on-call cov-erage with a team of child psychiatrists. Solid clinical and interpersonal skills are a must, and academic interest desirable. Offering great flexibility and work/life balance, these full time or part time positions include a very attractive compensation, relocation, and incentive package. We take pride in our collegial and supportive environ-ment and the highly innovative leadership team. 

The Windsor-Essex area is culturally diverse and has extensive parkland. It is the most southern county in Canada that lends itself to warm weather activities such a golfing, gardening, biking, hiking, and water sports. Windsor is directly across the border from Detroit, Michigan which provides a cosmopolitan stage for arts, entertainment, sports, fine dining, and the Detroitinternational airport. The Windsor-Detroit crossing has a tunnel and a bridge with an additional bridge under construction withcompletion in 2024. Other exciting developments in Windsor include a new hospital under construction, a $4.9 billion EV battery plant, enlarge-ment and upgrades at the Stellantis vehicle plant, new programs at St. Clair College and University of Windsor and an ever-exciting Caesars Casino. Best of all, you can enjoy access to all of these big-city features while living in the tranquility of a smaller, friendly, lower cost of living community.  

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Please forward a CV in Confidence to: 
Dr. Corina Velehorschi, Chief of Psychiatry 
c/o Jessica Bennett, Director, Medical Affairs 
Email: Jessica.Bennett@wrh.on.ca