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Psychiatrist or Family Medicine for Opioid Dependency Program (22-ODP-PSY-ADDIC-26) Part-time Job

5 days ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   2 views
Job Details

An exciting position with specialized focus in addiction medicine currently exists within Alberta Health Services Clinical Department of Addictions and Mental Health. If your practice aligns with our clinical foundations of being recovery oriented, strength based and hope inspired, this may be the opportunity for you to make a real difference in the lives of others.

The Opioid Dependency Program (ODP) provides medical services including assessments/medicals, ad hoc appointments, outreach to community sites, treatment planning, ordering lab & imaging tests, writing/reviewing prescriptions (including Suboxone as well as triplicates: Methadone/Kadian/iOAT) treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders and medical leadership within the team.

The physician will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to manage patient care at ODP outreach sites.

This physician will work weekends (0.2-0.4FTE). Remuneration is fee for service with a highly attractive income guarantee and hourly rate for on-call. There will be opportunity for cross coverage of Henwood Treatment Centre (residential treatment) and ARC detox.

The successful candidate will have anMD, with a CCFP or FRCPC designation, will be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta and will hold a methadone license. Physicians, including Family Physicians as well as Psychiatrists who currently hold addiction medicine certification, have relevant training or have a keen interest in learning addiction medicine are encouraged to express interest.

Experience with addictions, opioid dependency and an ability to effectively manage patients in crisis are definite assets.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.4
  • Department: Addiction & Mental Health
  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Secondary Specialty: Addiction Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Remuneration is based on Fee for Service model.
  • Posting Date: May 24, 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.