Geriatric Psychiatrist 22-VC-PSY-GER-10 Full-time Job1 month ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton 10 views
Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, is accepting applications for a Geriatric Psychiatristat Villa Caritas in Edmonton, Alberta.
In collaboration with their colleagues, the successful candidatewill deliver a combination of in-patient and out-patient work, and will participate in the programs in-patient on-call schedule and vacation coverage.
Service to out-patients will be provided through community geriatric psychiatry. There would also be an opportunity to work with the Continuing Care Psychiatry Consultation Service, which provides geriatric psychiatry consultation to patients residing in continuing care. There may be future opportunity to participate in telepsychiatry and provide Rural Clinic consulting services.
The successful applicantwill be required to participate in the teaching program and will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. An interest in participating in various hospital committees, sharing in some hospital administrative duties, and participating in departmental grand rounds is also an expectation.
The successful candidatemust have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Ageriatric psychiatry background and specialist qualifications, FRCPC in Psychiatry or equivalent is a must have. Priority will be given to candidates with subspecialty training and certification in Geriatric Psychiatry.
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Addiction & Mental Health
- Specialty: Geriatric Psychiatry
- Recruiting Organization: Covenant Health
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration is based on a fee-for service basis.
- Community Info:
Covenant Health is one of Canadas largest Catholic healthcare providers and a strong partner in Albertas integrated health system, leading a broad range of healthcare services in hospitals and healthcare centres in urban and rural communities. The Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) provides acute care, continuing care and independent living services at 26 sites in 15 communities across Alberta.
Villa Caritas is a 150-bed acute mental health facility that specializes in caring for seniors with complex mental and medical health issues. Villa Caritas provides appropriate, timely intervention and care for seniors with a focus on treating their conditions and transferring them back home or to an appropriate care setting. Villa Caritas is associated with Covenant Health's Community Geriatric Psychiatry Program, which provides follow up and support to seniors with mental illness living in the community.
- Posting Date: Aug 3, 2022
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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