Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Sydney Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist - Sydney

NOVA SCOTIA HEALTH AUTHORITY (Sydney NS, Canada) 6 days ago

Requisition ID: 36226 

Opportunity Type: Permanent 

Estimated Annual Salary: 200,000 - 250,000 

Type of Remuneration: APP- Alternate Payment Plan 

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program 

Department of Health & Wellness Incentives: Debt Assistance; Family Medicine Bursary Program; Tuition Relief 

About the Opportunity

Sydney, Nova Scotia is seeking a full-time child and adolescent psychiatrist to work in collaboration with other clinical teams in Cape Breton. The successful candidate will be able to participate in teaching through the family medicine residency program based in Sydney and/or with medical students through Dalhousie University. 


  • provide care to outpatient clinic for patients under the age of 18
  • participate in program development, like the behaviour disorders and early psychosis intensive program
  • offer consultations to other physicians and rural clinics
  • contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Expected Hours

  • full-time
  • on call requirement


  •  all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the   (CPSNS)
  •  all specialists must be eligible for certification with the  (RCPSC)
  •  membership with the  (CMPA)

Community Details

Failte (that’s “welcome”, for those not up to speed on their Gaelic)!

is the historic capital of and largest urban centre on the island. From the complete with buskers and visiting cruise ships to the world’s largest fiddle, Sydney will be sure to charm you! Physicians and their families build rewarding lives and careers in Cape Breton; see for yourself, ! It is in convenient proximity to all the major attractions on the Island like the world famous Cabot Trail, , the in the beautiful village of , and 6 amazing golf courses! You will find an island of magnificent natural beauty yet very modern. We have a full array of shops, restaurants, services, entertainment and amenities. In addition, the region remains young and vibrant as it is home to

Music is a large part of our Scottish cultural background. Sydney is surrounded by many smaller communities, each one offering its own uniqueness to an interested person. Here, kitchen parties are a way of life and you’re never too far from the beautiful  that inspired the region’s first immigrants to name the province New Scotland. You will experience the view of a lifetime around every corner, and surround yourself with the friendliest people in every community. Hike, cycle, swim, golf – all in an almost unreal beauty.

Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine.

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