Posting #: 22870
Department: Medical Affairs - Physicians
Employee Type: Regular, Full Time
If Temporary, Number of Weeks:
Openings Remaining: 1
Work Days: Monday to Friday
Time of Day: Days
Shift: 7.5 hour
Shift Start: Hours are subject to change based on operational requirements.
This position may be scheduled at any of the following sites: West 5th Campus (Hamilton Mountain)
Opening Date: 14/10/22
Closing Date: Open until filled
Department of Mental Health
St Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
As a premier academic and research healthcare organization, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is committed to making a difference in people’s lives and in our community through integrated health services and internationally recognized programs. Our threefold mission is to provide dynamic research, revolutionary methods in health sciences education, and the highest standard of clinical care in a spirit of compassion, innovation and commitment.
SJHH is a member of the St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS), and is affiliated with McMaster University and Mohawk College.
SJHH has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. The Hospital is particularly well known for excellence in respiratory care, kidney and urinary care, mental health and addictions, surgical services, cancer surgery and women’s and infants’ care.
St Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton is seeking interested psychiatrists to work in the Schizophrenia Inpatient and Outpatient Service. The Service is dedicated to providing specialized care to patients with Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders in a collegial environment which fosters education and research. The successful candidate would care for patients on one of three inpatient units at the St Joseph’s West 5th site and also manage patients within our outpatient service.
At this time, we are seeking interested psychiatrists who could provide full time and/or part time support to this service. In this position you will:
- Manage the care of 10 inpatients on an inpatient unit at St Joe’s West 5th Site, dedicated to the care of persons with Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
- Be responsible for managing an active case load of patients in the TOPPS (Transitional Outpatient Program for Persons with Schizophrenia) and Schizophrenia Outpatient Clinic.
- Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team which includes nursing and allied staff.
- Participate in weekly interdisciplinary meetings and case conferences.
The successful candidate must hold a valid Ontario CPSO license and be a trained psychiatrist with FRCPC or equivalent. There will be an expectation that the physician will be eligible for a Faculty position with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, and that they will have an interest and aptitude for teaching and/or clinical research.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Dr. Bola Odejayi (Acting, Head of Service, Schizophrenia Service) at [email protected] and/or the Chief of Mental Health and Addictions, Dr. Maxine Lewis at [email protected].
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all our programs, practices, facilities, and people. We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of SJHH.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SJHH is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process - please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.