Job Posting
full time Physician - Psychiatry at CHEO
Ottawa, Ontario
Job ID: 7357


Term –

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Duties –

The work involves – Psychiatric assessments and brief treatment of children and youth with a variety of psychiatric disorders. – Diagnose and treat diseases and physiological or psychiatric disorders – Order laboratory tests other diagnostic procedures – Prescribe medication and treatment and refer patients to other physicians/allied health professionals as required – Act as consultants to other physicians – May conduct medical research.

The position of Medical Director of the inpatient unit may be available for qualified applicants.

Required Skills –

The successful candidate will have had training and/or experience in child and adolescent psychiatry, with Royal College certification or an equivalent. Inpatient experience as an attending physician is preferred. Some administrative experience will be required for the Medical Director position.

Required education/training –

MD from an accredited institution; Royal College Certification in Psychiatry or equivalent; child psychiatry experience, training, or certification from the Royal College or equivalent body; must meet criteria for an academic appointment in Psychiatry at the local University’s Faculty of Medicine. Bilingualism (English/French) is desirable.

Location –

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1

Language –

Advanced English language ability is mandatory. Bilingual – French/English – considered an asset. We also provide French-language training opportunities.

Wage –

Base remuneration is $260,000 per year, but can be as high as $325,000 per year with added remuneration based on academic and clinical productivity or stipends for academic duties;

Benefits –

Successful candidate will have the ability to participate in comprehensive medical and dental benefit plan.

6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; financial support for conference attendance.

In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on December 4, 2019.

Application Process
Please visit the original posting on, the Canadian physician job registry, to apply for this vacancy.

Physician - Psychiatry
Employment Type
full time
Inpatient Child Psychiatrist
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
265,000 - 325,000, mixed, combination of academic and clinical productivity, stipends for administrative duties.  
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
6 weeks paid vacation; 2 weeks paid conference time; financial support for conference attendance. 
Additional Benefits
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Street Address 1
401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1 
Street Address 2
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Postal / Zip Code
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Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
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Physical Address for Map
401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa  
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Kathleen Pajer 
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Published on 2019-10-07
Edited on 2019-10-07