Locum Psychiatrist (CH-23-VC-PSY-LOC-02) Full-time Job2 months ago Doctor / Physician Edmonton Zone 5 views
Covenant Health in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for several Locum Psychiatrists to provide locum coverage at Villa Caritas in Edmonton, Alberta.
Covenant Health is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equity. The principles of equity and diversity are applied in the creation of the search and select committee, and all members of the search and selection team will have completed implicit bias and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)education.
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.
This locum work will focus on in-patient work, with no out-patient or call requirements. Candidates are expected to have a good working knowledge of Connect Care.This is not a sponsorship eligible role.The locum term will begin as soon as possible, and end November 30, 2023.
MD or equivalent.
Licensed or eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Certification in Psychiatry with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Expertise and commitment to quality care and patient safety
Demonstrated commitment to Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) in the healthcare environment.
Understanding of Just Culture and its role in healthcare.
Holds an AHS/Covenant Health Medical Staff Appointment
- Position Classification: Short-term Locum
- Department: Addiction & Mental Health
- Specialty: Psychiatry
- Recruiting Organization: Covenant Health
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.
- 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.
Covenant Health is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equity. The principles of equity and diversity are applied in the creation of the search and select committee, and all members of the search and selection team will have completed implicit bias and EDI education.
- Posting Date: Jul 7, 2023
- Closing Date: Nov 30, 2023
- Target Start Date: Jul 24, 2023
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