Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist 200-0864

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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.

Start Date

As soon as possible

Community Information

Nanaimo is a growing, vibrant and family-oriented community that enjoys access to abundant outdoor activities, with proximity to Victoria as well as Vancouver - a 90-minute ferry or 20-minute seaplane ride away.

The community of 85,000 offers a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities including an 800 seat waterfront theatre, the Vancouver Island University and adjacent renowned private school options.

Job Types
Permanent Specialty

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital


Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and names and contact information for 3 referees. 

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator

Island Health


Fax:  250-716-7747

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

FRCPC or FRCPC-eligible

Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC (CPSBC)

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