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Psychiatrist - FMM Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   7 views
Job Details


Fort McMurray - Northern Lights Regional Hospital -Alberta Health Services (AHS) North Zone is seeking a Psychiatrist who is eligible for FRCP in general adult psychiatry, to join a diverse team of psychiatrists who participate in hospital and community mental health, including on-call coverage.

Must be a team player.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence within the community of Fort McMurray
  • Establish and maintain full time community based practice within the community
  • Provision of extended hour (including evenings & weekends) of comprehensive care within the base community
  • Provide hospital call support as per call schedules for the Psychiatry Department
  • Telehealth or another form of telecommunication, which may include but not limited to communities experiencing a high need for mental health services
  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities
  • Interest in Leadership
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned

Once chosen, the successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found


Must be specialized in Psychiatry

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

CPSA Letter of Eligibility or proof of Alberta Licensure required with application

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians CD# Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligiblity requirements, please visit College of Physicians CD# Surgeons of Alberta at

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Mental Health
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Compensation Type: Fee-for-Service through Alberta HealthOn Call Stipend: Yes Physicians are remunerated for being on callAlberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.
  • Community Info:

    Welcome to Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

    We are located in northeast Alberta, nestled in the boreal forest at the confluence of four rivers. Fort McMurray, the largest city in the Municipality, is considered an urban service area.

    In addition to Fort McMurray, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo consists of ten smaller communities: Anzac, Conklin, Draper, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort MacKay, Gregoire Lake Estates, Janvier/Chard, Mariana Lakes and Saprae Creek Estates. Each of these communities has its own unique charms and attractions.

    Population: 81,150 including catchment

    Location: 435 km northeast of Edmonton

  • Posting Date: Aug 30, 2022
  • 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.