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CMD Youth Intervention Services Part-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   9 views
Job Details

The FTE for this position is 0.09.

We are recruiting a CMD position for the Early Psychosis Intervention Program (EPIP), which is the only program across the Calgary zone and surrounding catchment area that serves the vast majority of patients with first episode psychosis. This severely affected patient group accounts for a significant number of admissions to acute care psychiatric units.

Adolescence and early/young adulthood is the highest risk period for new onset psychotic disorders. Specialized early intervention for psychosis is key to limit psychotic symptoms and improve functional outcomes compared to standard/general care settings.

The CMD is responsible for the medical leadership within the multidisciplinary context of the EPIP (Early Psychosis Intervention Program) team. The CMD liaises extensively with both the adult and the child and adolescent systems across the Calgary zone. The CMD created a pathway to care for the Child and Adolescent system that helps to prevent breakdowns and delays in the referral pathway.

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.

The candidate must have AHS appointment with the department of Psychiatry.

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
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • 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: Dec 29, 2022
  • Closing Date: Jan 31, 2023
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.
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