Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from CanREACH trained physicians to work in Community Mental Health Clinics in Edmonton Zone.
Alberta Health Services is Canadas largest and only province-wide health service provider, providing care for more than 4 million people.Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of nursing, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in Edmonton and surrounding areas
The Family Physician or Pediatrician, preferably CanREACH trained (i.e. additional mental health training to work with children and youth), will provide mental health care to children and youth in community clinics (Sherwood Park & Fort Saskatchewan Mental Health Clinics) for those who are not in need of psychiatric management but would still benefit from medical management with psychotropic medications. The family physicians will work with the multidisciplinary team within the clinic for collaborative care.
Remuneration will be based on fee-for-service billings submitted to Alberta Health.
Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry. Candidates will preferably be a CanREACH trained Family Physician or Pediatrician or a Pediatrician with substantial expertise and experience working with children and youth with mental health issues.
To apply,interested persons who meet the above qualifications should apply online through the doctorjobsalberta.com posting as well as forward their curriculum vitae, letter of interest and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Alice Leung,
Zone Clinical Section Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Psychiatry, can be found on the Facultys Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found atwww.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified men and women, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- FTE: 0.2
- Department: Addiction & Mental Health
- Specialty: Family Medicine - Child and Adolescent Health
- Secondary Specialty: Pediatrics
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Fee for service
- Posting Date: Jul 5, 2023
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.