Job Posting
full time Physician - Psychiatry at Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)
Peterborough, Ontario
Job ID: 8617

The Opportunity

Peterborough Regional Health Centre is looking for a Psychiatrist to support our adult outpatient program (AOP). AOP is a multidisciplinary program, emphasizing a teambased approach to psychiatric care of individuals with moderate – severe persistent mental illness. We offer a Rapid
Assessment Program (RAP), an Urgent Care Clinic (UCC), Complex Trauma/Emotional Regulation and Mood-Anxiety Streams, with a range of evidence based individual and group psychotherapies, along with Neurofeedback supported by our psychology service.

Our program has a 24-bed adult inpatient unit, supported by full-time social work, occupational therapy, psychology and therapeutic programming.

A six-bed Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit (CAPU) provides a regional service for children and adolescents with serious mental health concerns requiring assessment and stabilization.

A 12-bed geriatric Assessment Behavioural Unit (GABU) provides care for older adults with dementia and behavioural disturbances.

PRHC also has a three-bed Crisis Response Unit (CRU) located in the Emergency Department, with nursing staff providing 24-hour crisis assessments and monitoring. Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Four Counties Addictions Services Team (Fourcast) staff are located
on the unit and provide short-term case management for patients living in the community.

A multidisciplinary consultation-liaison service provides inpatient consultations and ongoing liaison across medical and surgical units.

We offer a diverse range of outpatient mental health
programs across all stages of life, which includes evidencebased individual and group psychotherapies, outreach services and psychiatric management. Subspecialty clinics include Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI); Psychosis Assessment and Treatment Clinic; Eating Disorder Program; Psychiatric Assessment Services for the Elderly (PASE) and the Family and Youth Clinic. A satellite Developmental Disabilities Consulting Program (DDCP) affiliated with Queens University
is available through our outpatient program.

Psychological testing is also available for inpatients and outpatient services.
Our Neurostimulation Program includes Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) with plans to introduce repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in 2022.

Our department is a designated teaching site for trainees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, affiliated through Queens and McMaster University and University of Toronto,
with opportunities for faculty appointments.

Remuneration is via fee-for-service billing to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), Sessionals, and HOCC. Minimum expected annual earnings for a full-time practicing Psychiatrist working at our hospital and in our region is $300, 000-$450,000. Benefits are not applicable for this position.
Language of work is English.

Position Qualifications:
• Currently registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario or willing to obtain registration
• Currently registered with or eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
• Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or eligible
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with physicians, nursing, staff, patients, directors, managers, and the community as required
• Demonstrated analytical ability
• Actively encourage a spirit of co-operation amongst team members
• Eligible for staff privileges at Peterborough Regional Health Centre
• Evidence of ongoing continued medical education
• Interested or has experience working with complex developmental trauma and borderline personality disorder

Interested individuals should forward their curriculum vitae or inquiries to: Laura Golloher, Medical Affairs, PRHC

PRHC is an accessible workplace, and an equal opportunity employer. For more information about our programs and services, please visit our website at:

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on April 18, 2024.

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Physician - Psychiatry
Employment Type
full time
General Adult Psychiatry Full-time permanent opportunities available
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Billing / Overhead Split
Vacation / CME Leave
Additional Benefits
Qualification Requirements
Earned doctorate degree 
Experience an asset 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) 
Street Address 1
1 Hospital Drive 
Street Address 2
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Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Work Better

PRHC is a regional hospital delivering acute healthcare to a rapidly growing population of more than 300,000 in Peterborough and the surrounding communities, including the First Nations of Curve Lake, Alderville and Hiawatha.

The Health Centre is located in Peterborough Ontario, a 90-minute drive north-east of Toronto – and has a proud local history extending back over a century. We are the region’s largest employer with more than 2,500 staff, 400 physicians with privileges and 500 volunteers.

As a member of the PRHC team, you will be part of an exceptional working environment – a forum to share knowledge, to learn, to develop talents, relationships and careers, and a culture that recognizes and rewards the achievements of its people. 
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Institution Website
Community Description
Live Better

In Peterborough, you’ll be as close to the great outdoors as you are to work, schools and other amenities. Cottage country is as close as 20 minutes away. An hour south of Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park and a couple of hours from Algonquin Provincial Park. Here, we boast all the
conveniences and comforts that an exceptional quality of life demands. Here, you can have it all.

Just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto by car, Peterborough is a unique community unto itself, an
established entity with a rich heritage, a thriving culture, and a bright future. Home to Trent University and Fleming College as well as a burgeoning business sector, the opportunities here abound.

Peterborough offers a unique blend of outdoor pursuits and urban amenities right at your doorstep. Our arts and culture community is renowned for its exceptional events, exhibitions and performances, and the city offers a wide array of multicultural cuisine, local cafés, and unique shops. 
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Community Website
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Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Julie Tataryn 
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Published on 2024-03-25
Edited on 2024-03-25