Adult Psychiatrist – Urgent Clinic – Young Adult Team

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Adult Psychiatrist – Urgent Clinic – Young Adult Team

The University of Alberta, and the Department of Psychiatry in collaboration with Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for General Adult Psychiatrist with an interest in a primarily community focused practice. We presently have a position for one full-time community based General Adult Psychiatrist.

The position will entail providing leadership and direct patient care for clients served by the Urgent Clinic, the Young Adult Clinic and the Edmonton Adult Mental Health Clinic. These clinics operates under the Community Mental Health Services and provides service to our most vulnerable adults with complex and chronic mental health needs.

A successful candidate will be the primary psychiatrist providing direct care of Severe and Persistent clients) for the purpose of initial assessments, treatment care planning, pharmacological & non-pharmacological management, and follow-up. They will be expected to participate with weekly team meetings and provide support to team clinicians as required. There will be opportunities to work in collaboration with other psychiatrists and inter-disciplinary team members.

It is the expectation of this position that the successful applicant will participate in quality improvement initiatives within the program.


Successful candidates will be expected to be actively involved in resident training, including seeking a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment within the Department of Psychiatry, which will be considered a separate process via the University of Alberta.

The successful candidates must have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Preferred candidates will have completed advanced training in General Adult Psychiatry or have a General Adult Psychiatry background, and must have specialist qualifications, such as FRCPC or equivalent. Candidates with eligibility and intent to complete Canadian certification in Geriatric Psychiatry will be given preference.

Candidates with an interest in working as part of an interdisciplinary team, enthusiasm with teaching and experience in leadership roles are preferred.


Remuneration is based on a fee-for service basis as well as sessional payments to cover travel time to client homes and non-billable activities.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae outlining experience, and three reference letters, by December 1, 2017 to:

Dr Vincent Agyapong, Zone Clinical Section Chief, Community Mental Health;

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

8 July 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

This career opportunity is no longer open.
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