Psychiatrist (Western Memorial Regional Hospital)

Job Location: Corner Brook
Job Type: Full Time, Salaried
Internal or External: External
Post Date: 2015-12-15
Close Date: Until Filled
Job Category: Medical



Western Health is currently seeking the services of a permanent Psychiatrist for Western Memorial Regional Hospital (WMRH), Corner Brook, Newfoundland. This position is one of six (6) responsible for Psychiatry Services at WMRH. The position requires a demonstrated ability to engage in Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) treatments, demonstrated experience working within an interprofessional practice model, and experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings. Experience working with patients with complex needs and treatment resistance would be an asset. On call scheduled on an equitable basis with the other members of the Discipline.  

Western Memorial Regional Hospital is a 217 bed regional referral centre for Western Newfoundland and provides services to a population base of approximately 78,000 people. We are affiliated with Memorial University of Newfoundland & Labrador Medical School and we encourage & support academic interests.


Interested applicants must be eligible for Specialist registration with The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certified or eligible and satisfy the credentialing requirements of Western Health’s Discipline of Psychiatry.


The Specialist Salary Scale ranges from $212,816.00 to $255,383.00 as outlined in the current Memorandum of Agreement. The Department of Health and Community Services in accordance with Provincial Guidelines will officially determine a Physician’s step assignment.

An annual Retention Bonus is offered in accordance with the current Memorandum of Agreement (MOA).

Additional Information:

Potential benefits are available.  

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Corner Brook is a vibrant and active community.  Enjoy living in a fabulous setting – exceptional skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, kayaking and much more on Newfoundland’s beautiful West Coast!  If you are interested in one of these positions and are seeking a rewarding career and a high quality of life for you and your family, please respond.  

Contact Information:

Identifying Western Health Ad – Psychiatrist, Corner Brook in subject line, please express interest in writing including a detailed curriculum vitae and names of 3 references to: 

Sarah Rousseau, Regional Physician Recruitment Manager
Medical Services Department
Western Health
P.O. Box 2005
Corner Brook, NL A2H 6J7
Fax:  709-634-3807