Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 200-1180

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The Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP) has an opening for a full-time Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to provide input and support for the development of several new components to the program including:

  1. Telepsychiatry Outreach to underserviced areas of Vancouver Island
  2. Consultation to the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Service at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH)
  3. Mental Health Day Program for children
  4. Early Psychosis Intervention Program

Additional duties will include consultation/liaison for admitted children and youth at NRGH, shared with the one other Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. There may be consultation opportunities with the local Child and Youth Mental Health Team operated by the Ministry for Child and Family Development.

As Island Health is part of the UBC Faculty of Medicine Island Medical Program there is opportunity for training of medical students and residents and applying for a clinical appointment is expected.

Participation in research is strongly encouraged and facilitated by Island Health.


Administrative support and office space for assessments provided.

Community Information

Nanaimo, an exciting urban community with a breathtaking waterfront, provides an opportunity to enjoy an active exciting lifestyle with a multitude of year-round recreational opportunities including golf, mountain biking and walking trails, kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing, or dive to explore three artificial reefs created by wrecks sunk in the harbour. In winter, both downhill and cross-country skiing can be enjoyed at Mount Washington, just 1.5 hours north. This vibrant, growing city of 97,000 boasts its own symphony and theater, offers post-secondary education at the Vancouver Island University, is just 15 minutes by seaplane to downtown Vancouver and a short drive to Victoria.

Job Types
Permanent Specialty

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital

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For more information on this and other Psychiatry opportunities please contact:

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruiter
Island Health 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and CV to

Shift/Hours of Work
Alternate Payment Plan covering direct, indirect and related administrative duties.
Education, Experience & Qualifications

FRCPC or FRCPC-eligible
Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC

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