Psychiatrist - Department of Psychiatry- Full Time & Locum Opportunities Available - Internal
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Job Number: J1021-1495
Job Title: Psychiatrist - Department of Psychiatry- Full Time & Locum Opportunities Available
Department: Credentialed Staff
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Credentialed Staff
Union: Credentialed Staff
Open Positions: 2

Position Summary

Full service psychiatry consultant position for a 23 bed Schedule One Facility. Working collaboratively with a highly involved group of family physicians in an established community mental health program and with community agencies. Assessment and treatment of mental illnesses through multiple modalities, including psychotherapy, ECT, hospitalization, and medication. Teaching opportunities exist with Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) on an ongoing basis.


• Provision of on-call services based at OSMH (Currently 1 in 3) with support from mental health hospitalists and crisis intervention staff

• Consultation for OSMH credentialed staff and regional partners
• Participation and cooperation as a contributing team member.

• Provision of out-patient consultations.

Administrative and Quality:
• Participation in strategic planning and program development of psychiatry services.
• Participation in ongoing quality improvement and safety activities.
• Participation in hospital committees pertaining to specialty and as required by the credentialed staff by-laws.
• Efficient use of resources.


• Fee for Service
• HOCC for on-call
• Sessional funding
• Stipend Funding
• Office/Billing/Secretary


• College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) unrestricted license that allows the physician to fulfil the requirements of this position.
• Fellowship or Certification in Psychiatry recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

• Previous psychiatry experience preferred.

Competencies (RCPSC CanMEDS Competency Framework):
• Function effectively as a consultant, integrating all of the CanMEDS roles to provide optimal, ethical and patient-centred medical care,
• Establish and maintain clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to your practice,
• Perform complete and appropriate assessments of patients,
• Use preventive and therapeutic interventions effectively,
• Demonstrate proficient and appropriate use of procedural skills, both diagnostic and therapeutic,
Seek appropriate consultation from other health professionals, recognizing the limits of their expertise.

• Member of the credentialed staff of Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital.
• Demonstrate commitment to continued professional and personal growth and development through Continuing Education Programs and Self Directed Learning opportunities.

This posting will remain open until filled. For any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact Ally Piercy, Medical Affairs Coordinator, at

OSMH is committed to diversity and equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S persons and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity, equal opportunity and maintaining a barrier-free selection process for job applicants. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known to the Human Resources department when contacted. All requests are handled confidentially.