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Waypoint Centre for Mental Health
500 Church Street
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3

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Job Description

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Is Searching for Hospitalists To Join Our Team!

Located on beautiful Georgian Bay, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a 301-bed psychiatric hospital providing specialized inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care for the North Simcoe Muskoka region, and providing forensic psychiatric care for patients requiring a high secure facility.

Less than two hours from Toronto and approximately 45 minutes from Barrie, this area provides ample outdoor recreational opportunities year round including cycling, curling, fishing, boating, hiking, and snowmobiling. At Waypoint, we believe in maintaining a work environment where people find meaning, enjoyment, and professional growth in their work while balancing and integrating with other aspects of their lives

Clinical Setting and Duties:

Our team of Hospitalist work in a rich interprofessional care environment. We offer assessment, evidence-based treatment and recovery-oriented rehabilitation across abroad range of needs including acute mental health care, psychosocial rehabilitation and outreach, geriatric mental health, concurrent disorders, and care for adults with dual diagnosis. Our current need is for Hospitalists to work in various inpatient settings together with nurse practitioners, physician assistants and allied health staff to deliver exemplary physical health care, with the ability to also be involved in the mental health care of these patients according to experience and interest. We are also keen to develop physician leadership opportunities across the organization.

We offer physicians career development opportunities in teaching and research, quality improvement and leadership/administration. Waypoint has academic affiliations with five Ontario medical institutions and candidates will be encouraged to apply for a university appointment if they do not already have one.

Remuneration and Benefits

Remuneration is salaried and very competitive, with additional benefits including vacation, sick leave, education leave, professional development funds, relocation allowance, and a fantastic pension plan. Independent contractor arrangements are also offered.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please continue by submitting your application via email to [email protected]. Attach a cover letter and resume detailing why are you are interested in this opportunity and how your qualifications and experience align with this position.

For information please contact:

Jennifer Beausoleil

Executive Assistant to Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief of Staff

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

P: 705-549-3181 Ext. 2139 F: 705-549-3446

[email protected]

Job Requirements
Required Skills:

We are accepting expressions of interest by candidates who hold an MD or equivalent and who are eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario and are in good standing with or eligible to be a member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Preference will be given to a candidate who is interested in contributing to our academic culture through one or more of the above activities, and who thrives as part of a collaborative team.
Jennifer Beausoleil
500 Church Street
Penetanguishene ON L9M 1G3
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