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Psychiatrist - Addiction Services (22-ASE-PSY-ADDICT-02) Part-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   3 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Psychiatrists to provide part-time (0.5 FTE) psychiatric services to Addiction Services Edmonton (ASE).

Alberta Health Services is Canadas largest and only province-wide health service provider, providing care for more than 3 million people. Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of nursing, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in Edmonton and surrounding areas

The ASE site consists of addiction and concurrent disorders trained speciality staff delivering exceptional patient care. The site provides education and training to medical learners of all levels. The staff at the ASE is committed to a vision for a Centre of Excellence of Concurrent Disorders care.

ASE is actively recruiting an Addiction trained psychiatrist. In this role, the psychiatrist will assess, diagnosis, and treat adult patients with mental illness and substance use disorders. In addition, delivery of group treatment for patients with concurrent disorders will be a part of the position. This is a collaborative practice with a team of psychiatrists, addiction counsellors, mental health therapists and program staff. This position offers practice in an exception team environment with excellent administrative support.

The successful candidate should be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Department of Psychiatry and are encouraged to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague appointment. They will have an MD and must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry, for licensure in the province of Alberta and have additional certification or experience in Addiction Psychiatry.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.5
  • Department: Addiction & Mental Health
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Secondary Specialty: Addiction Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration will be based on fee-for-service billings submitted to Alberta Health.
  • Posting Date: May 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: Aug 31, 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.