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Locum Adult Psychiatrist (Gender Program) (22-UAH-PSY-GENDER-LOC-36) Part-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   5 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Psychiatrists to take on the role of Locum Psychiatrist in the Gender Health Program of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.

Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, dietetics, education, and with access to speech and language pathology, providing education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

This 0.5FTE (6-month term) position provides specialist Gender Psychiatry care to the gender diverse and trans-identified population across the age spectrum. The locum psychiatrist will work within the Gender Program to provide transitional services and psychiatry support within the scope of practice. The psychiatrist will offer assessments of Gender Dysphoria as well as psychiatric care for the gender-diverse and trans-identified population. An interest in the education of residents and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered through a separate process with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD).

Candidates must have an MD and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry. They must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.5
  • Department: Addiction & Mental Health
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Secondary Specialty: Adult Psychiatry
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is fee-for-service.
  • Posting Date: May 17, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.