Adult Psychiatrist

Specialty:PsychiatryStatus:Full Time
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Facility:Carbonear General Hospital
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Employer:Eastern HealthLicense:Full or Provisional License



Eastern Health is accepting applications for a full-time Adult General Psychiatrist based at Carbonear General Hospital and serving the Rural Avalon region of Eastern Health, a catchment area of greater than 45,000 people, whose geography encompasses approximately the eastern half of the Avalon Peninsula. 

Carbonear General Hospital’s Psychiatry Department is comprised of a total of three full-time salaried Psychiatrists, one Mental Health Nurse and two Secretaries. The position falls under the Mental Health and Addictions Program and provides psychiatric care to patient’s age 16 and older from the Rural Avalon region.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing outpatient assessments, consultation to the Carbonear General Hospital emergency department, ICU and its medical, surgical and obstetrical units. Currently the call is day-time and weekday but may be subject to change.  Carbonear General Hospital Psychiatry also liaises with the Rural Avalon community Mental Health and Addictions team and provides regular psycho-educational and skill-based patient groups.

The Carbonear General Hospital has 80 acute care beds. Services include; Anesthesia, Chemotherapy, Family Practice, General Surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics, ICU, Internal Medicine, Laboratory, Palliative Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, Pathology, Ultrasonography and 24-hour Emergency (Category A). Other services; include, Nursing, Nutritional, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Social work, Diabetic education and visiting specialty clinics; include, Audiology, Neurology and Opthamology.  

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Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labardor. For eligibility criteria, pleae visit


Dates:As soon as possible.

Salaries for the Psychiatry position are in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Newfoundland Medical Association.

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Please send a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:


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