Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) Psychiatrist

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Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) Psychiatrist

Full Time 4 days / week

We are seeking a Psychiatrist for the Brockville ACT team, serving Brockville and surrounding areas, including Leeds, Grenville and Lanark County.

You will be working in collaboration with a skilled multidisciplinary team to provide psychosocial rehabilitation assisting patients to integrate into the community.

Duties include assessment of patients to determine suitability for ACT services, providing care to adults with severe and persistent mental illness, managing patients on Community Treatment orders, and routine assessment of ACT patients. 

Must be available to travel within the catchment area to see patients when required.

Regular participation with the on-call schedule of Brockville General Hospital.

  • generous compensation with stipend and full billing
  •  office and administrative support provided

The community offers comprehensive Mental Health Services Program including:

  • Outpatient Team (Nursing/ Psychologists/ Social Work).
  • 24 Bed, Schedule 1, Adult Inpatient Unit (opened in 2020).
  • ECT
  • Crisis Team
  • Community Mental Health and Addictions programing.
  • Central Intake Team  provides coordinated access to regional mental health programs

Qualifications

  • Independent registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
  • Royal College Certified / Eligible  (FRCPC) 

Brockville General Hospital is a 160 bed, community hospital, serving a referral area of 125,000. With 875 employees, 160 physicians, 300 volunteers, 500 students annually, a budget exceeding $90 million and strong working relationships with local and regional partners, our Hospital has a strong foundation to fulfil our vision of achieving excellence together.

The City of Brockville (pop. 22,000) is located 85 km east of Kingston, Ontario, in the beautiful Thousand Islands region. Brockville has long been famous for its convenient location, picturesque beauty, heritage, and outdoor recreational opportunities. With a stunning view of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands at its doorstep, Brockville is truly one of Canada’s most scenic settings.

We are proud to be a World Designated Safe Community with great educational options and recreational facilities that make Brockville a great place to raise your family. Our waterfront has many public parks connected by a walking path for the enjoyment of residents and visitors to Brockville and access to the river is one of our most prized features. 

The city is centrally located between Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto and within minutes of two international bridges to northern New York State. The city offers affordable housing and the amenities found in larger suburban places without the chaos of traffic, long commutes, and waiting in lineups.

Brockville is the perfect play to practise and play. Take a virtual tour of Brockville today!              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN8R84-Cb-U

Interested candidates may submit a CV in confidence to:

Carlene MacDonald, Physician Recruiter

 

tel 613 285 5057