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Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist - STO Psychiatry Clinic Part-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   45 views
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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist – STO Psychiatry Clinic

Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone

Alberta Health Services, Department of Addiction & Mental Health is inviting applications from psychiatrists with expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

The child and adolescent psychiatrist recruited to this position will work at the new Stollery Psychiatry Clinic, providing direct access to psychiatric consultation and if needed, psychiatric follow up, to children and youth aged 5-17. This program meets the needs of patients who need direct access to psychiatric services and who are not necessarily receiving ongoing therapeutic services in the AHS community mental health programs. Responsibilities of the psychiatrist in this clinic include but are not limited to psychiatric assessment and follow up, monitoring and ordering of depot medication and administration of Community Treatment Orders (CTO’s). Administrative and nursing support will be available to support the psychiatric care provided. A total coverage of up to 0.2 FTE is expected.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry and preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. S/he must also be licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

The Stollery Hospital is a teaching site for residents and medical students, and interest in providing training opportunities for learners would be an asset. It is expected that the successful candidate would apply for a clinical academic appointment with the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry.

Compensation:

Remuneration is fee-for-service.

Recruiter Contact:


To apply, qualified candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with the names of three references to:

Alice Leung, MD, FRCPC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Clinical Section Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions and Mental Health, AHS Edmonton Zone
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Alberta

Email: Alice.Leung@ahs.ca

Phone: 780-407-6542

The optimal start date is as soon as possible.

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.

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