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CMD Forensic Adoles Program (FAP) Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   4 views
Job Details

The position covers for a CMD whose LOA from Oct 12, 2022 to April 11, 2023. The Forensic Adolescent Program (FAP) offers specialized mental health assessments and treatment on an outpatient basis in a community mental health setting. Assessment services are provided within the City of Calgary and throughout southern Alberta. Treatment services are provided within the City of Calgary and to rural communities surrounding Calgary. The FAP CMD position is critical as it provides medical leadership within the program and coordinates with multiple external stakeholders including the crown prosecutors office and the courts.

This program consists of a multidisciplinary clinical team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, psychometrist and recreation therapists. Service is provided to adolescents between the ages of 12-18 years who are in conflict with the law and are thought to have mental health issues. Referral for assessment is Court Ordered while referrals for treatment are primarily initiated by probation officers.

FAP provides psychiatric and psychological court ordered risk assessments as regulated under the Youth Criminal Justice Act of Canada. Additionally, assessments may be provided for other correctional agencies and professionals who are dealing with youth in conflict with the law in order to facilitate decisions about treatment or rehabilitation services. In consultation with these agencies and professionals, treatment services may be provided by the Forensic Adolescent Program.

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.

Candidate must have AHS appointment.

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
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.1
  • 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 www.albertadoctors.org
  • Posting Date: Nov 28, 2022
  • Closing Date: Dec 9, 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.