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CMD ECT Full-time Job

3 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   14 views
Job Details

Position title: CMD position for Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) program in Addiction and Mental Health (ACH, FMC, PLC, RGH, SHC), Calgary Zone

We need a CMD position to lead the development, implementation and coordination of these programs across the Calgary Zone, working with partners at all hospitals.

The mental health program in Calgary is currently the only one in Alberta that does not have an organized outpatient Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) program for clients who need it. This is problematic as it limits access to this lifesaving therapy for clients and impacts bed flow and length of stay issues key proprieties for AHS. This is because the only way to access this therapy in Calgary is via an ER presentation and inpatient admission. Improving this is a key priority area for the Department of Psychiatry and we have operational support.

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Medical Staff

Alberta Health Services has approved a mandatory Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 vaccine policy, effective immediately. In accordance with the Policy, all contractors and AHS employees, including medical and midwifery staff are required to befully immunizedagainst COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.

The candidate must have AHS privileges.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • FTE: 0.05
  • Department: Psychiatry
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Jun 1, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jun 30, 2022
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
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.