Child Psychiatrist - Full Time - Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

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Halton Healthcare Services is an innovative, growing organization with three progressive community hospitals, providing quality health services to more than 350,000 Halton residents in Ontario, Canada.


Child Psychiatrist - Full Time - Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital


Halton Healthcare is a fully accredited community hospital and an affiliated clinical education campus for McMaster University. The Mental Health Program provides service in community settings across North Halton and in three hospital sites, including Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Milton District Hospital and Georgetown Hospital. Using a collaborative inter-disciplinary model of care, the Mental Health Program offers a full continuum of services for child and adolescent patients, including Outpatient, Day Treatment, Inpatient and Emergency Mental Health Services.


Halton Healthcare is seeking a full time General Child Psychiatrist to practice primarily at our Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital treating outpatients. In this position, you will:

  • Work alongside multi-disciplinary team to provide evidence-based assessments, consultations, and follow-up care to child and adolescent outpatients.
  • Provide coverage as needed across Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services, Day Treatment program.
  • Work collaboratively with hospital staff and physicians and participate in departmental meetings, quality improvement activities, continuing education, student training, and our on-call roster.
  • Collaborate and liaise effectively with key stakeholders such as hospital medical leaders, primary care and community agencies to enhance access to evidence-based care and align mental health services with the needs of the hospital and community.


Successful candidates must possess or be eligible to apply for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Ontario with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and be licensed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with a Fellowship in Psychiatry and subspecialty in Child Psychiatry. Proven experience working within an interdisciplinary team in a hospital setting and participating in quality improvement initiatives is requested. Demonstrated leadership skills such as communication, accountability, program planning, and the ability to create an environment that supports collaboration is also an asset.


For further information or to submit your curriculum vitae, contact Dr. Sammy Barakat, Corporate Chief of Psychiatry, Halton Healthcare via email to [email protected]