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Waypoint Centre For Mental Health Care


Located on beautiful Georgian Bay, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is a 301-bed psychiatric hospital providing specialized inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care for the North Simcoe Muskoka region, and increasingly serving the Ontario Health Central region spanning from Muskoka to the northern GTA. Waypoint also provides forensic psychiatric care for patients across Ontario who require a high secure facility.

Join our team of psychiatrists and general practice physicians working in a rich inter-professional care environment. We offer assessment, evidence-based treatment and recovery-oriented rehabilitation across a broad range of needs including acute care, psychosocial rehabilitation and outreach, geriatric mental health, child and youth mental health, concurrent disorders, and care for adults with dual diagnosis.

We offer physicians career development opportunities in teaching and research, quality improvement and leadership/administration. Waypoint has academic affiliations with five Ontario medical institutions and physicians are encouraged to apply for a university appointment.

We are accepting expressions of interest by candidates who hold an MD or equivalent and certification (or eligibility for certification) in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and who are licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Current priority areas include acute inpatient psychiatry, inpatient forensic psychiatry, and outpatient/outreach psychiatry, and we are happy to explore additional opportunities upon candidate inquiry.

Additionally, we offer locum opportunities across our full range of service areas above.

Preference will be given to a candidate who is interested in contributing to our academic culture through one or more of the above activities, and who thrives as part of a collaborative team.

Remuneration is salaried and very competitive, with additional benefits including paid vacation, sick leave, education leave, professional development funds, relocation allowance, and a fantastic pension plan. Independent contractor arrangements are also available for part time staff.

Waypoint is located in the Town of Penetanguishene, on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay, less than two hours from Toronto and approximately 45 minutes from Barrie. Outdoor recreational opportunities in all four seasons abound in this area of natural beauty. Golfing, curling, fishing, boating, hiking, snowmobiling are jus a few of the fun things to do here. At Waypoint, we believe in maintaining a work environment where people find meaning, enjoyment, and professional growth in their work while balancing and integrating with other aspects of their lives.

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