Alberta Health Services, Department of Addictions & Mental Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, is inviting applications from psychiatrists with expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry preferably with subspecialty certification.
Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education and speech and language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.
This child and adolescent psychiatrist will have an interest and skills in assessment, treatment, and program development to address the needs of our population of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities and learning disorders. This psychiatrist would work with therapists, developmental pediatricians, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other allied health professionals on our teams at the Learning and Development (L & D) Clinic, COAST Kids, School-Age Services and Glenrose Hospital Specialty Clinics.
An interest in education of residents and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for an Academic Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta.
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 eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Remuneration is fee-for-service, supplemented by sessional payments to cover administrative activities.
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
Section Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions & Mental Health, AHS, Edmonton Zone
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Alberta
1E7.09 Walter MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre – PHONE: 780-407-1611 – FAX: 780-407-6672
This position is sponsorship eligible.
Optimal Position Start date: 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.
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