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THE POSITION: Child and Youth Psychiatry Position

Position description:

Horizon Health Network, Saint John Area, is actively seeking a permanent, full-time salaried Child and Youth Psychiatrist. The physician shall provide support to clients the Child and Youth community-based teams and support to children and youth admitted to the Saint John Regional Hospital. We work within an Integrated Service Delivery Framework in collaboration with our community partners and Government Departments (Education, Department of Social Development, and Justice and Public Safety). The successful candidate will work closely with the Area Manager to ensure quality of service delivery within a multidisciplinary team. This would include helping to review and develop treatment protocols and programming that would best support individuals and families.

Teaching of medical students, psychiatry residents and family medicine residents is an integral part of this position as we are an Academic Department. The successful candidate should ideally have experience teaching in an academic setting and would be required to apply for a clinical academic appointment from the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, Halifax and Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador as both faculties of medicine have medical learners training in Saint John.


Horizon has an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion and has more than 12,600 employees, 1,100 physicians and 5,200 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members, as well as 17 foundations and 18 auxiliary and alumnae organizations. Horizon ensures representation from urban and rural areas through a 15-member Board that consists of 7 appointed and 8 elected members of the public.




These responsibilities are basic. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:

·        Ensure adequate coverage for your patients during time of absence.

·        Participating in the after-hours on-call schedule.

·        Coverage for other physicians when they are on leave or vacation.

·        Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values, and strategic directions.



There are two (2) remuneration models available:

Fee-for-Service: This is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare of New Brunswick. On call remuneration is provided. No source deductions can be provided.

Salaried: Remuneration is based on the New Brunswick Medical Pay Plan. The current rates range between $241,748 to a maximum of $293,904 annually (excluding benefits and source deductions) based on qualifications and experience. On call remuneration is Fee-for-Service which is a direct compensation between the physician and Medicare New Brunswick.


·        Moving Expense Allowance with a Return of Service.

·        Candidates may be eligible for a Provincial Recruitment Incentive with a Return of Service Agreement.


·        As soon as possible.



A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.


With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you.



To a community where families are able to raise their children in a safe, close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.


The Saint John area offers you a broad range of affordable housing options, from heritage properties to executive homes within the city and in nearby Kennebecasis Valley. Saint John, a booming harbour city is Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785) and home to the country's oldest museum and farmers' market. For spouses and families, there are excellent employment and educational prospects. The nearby towns and villages, such as St. Stephen, Sussex, and Grand Manan, provide a diverse selection of recreational and sport activities that appeal to all age groups.




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