Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Role and Facility Information

Rewarding, full-time opportunity for an FRCPC eligible Psychiatrist (Adult and Child/Youth) to work in a balanced inpatient Consult Liaison /outpatient/Mental health Team setting affiliated with the UBC Dept of Psychiatry. Richmond is a diverse ‘young’ city thriving with families in all stages of life. It is located just south of Vancouver, BC.

Richmond Early Childhood Mental Health Program (RECMHP) is located in the Child Health Centre of Richmond Hospital. It is co-located with Pediatrics and Maternity. RECMHP is a community-based public mental health service for children 0 to 6 years of age with significant emotional and/or behavioural problems.

The Richmond School Program is located on Blundell Road behind Blundell Elementary School in Richmond. Assessments and evidence-informed treatments are provided to children in conjunction with their families as well as school-based personnel.

The Richmond Child and Youth Program is located in a community clinic within walking distance to Richmond Hospital. The Richmond Child and Youth Program is a community-based public mental health service for children 5 to 18 years of age with significant emotional and/or behavioural problems. The Richmond Child and Adolescent Program (CAP) is comprised of 3 units: a child and youth outpatient mental health service, integrated youth outreach, and Richmond School Program.

Assessments and evidence-informed largely psychotherapeutic treatments are provided to children in conjunction with their families. A good knowledge of child relational/developmental/psycho therapeutic theory and practice is essential. Prescription and monitoring of medications may be provided as needed. Each clinician assesses and treats children on their caseload and may consult other team members as indicated. Collaboration with other community service providers is essential. RECHMP team members function together as a “Working Group”, with an expectancy to collaborate reflectively.

The psychiatrists may also be involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new programs and will participate in the training and education of medical students, residents and other allied health professionals. Opportunities may exist for research projects and group work.

All physicians working in the Richmond Department of Psychiatry are required to participate in the on-call roster.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting #3368 by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Combination
Estimated Remuneration
To be discussed in interview process
Physician Overhead
N/A
Billing Split
N/A

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
Usually 4 -6 weeks per year, more may be possible
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Live and work in BC

Richmond

Nestled in the estuary at the mouth of the historic Fraser River, the city of Richmond offers a unique blend of urban sophistication and rural tranquility. A cosmopolitan population, proximity to all kinds of transportation options, sunny weather and endless riverside walking paths make Richmond a marvelous place to live, work and play. Just minutes from downtown Vancouver and close to the U.S. border, Richmond is a convenient location that serves up culture, amazing cuisine, and authentic experiences.

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