Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

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Responsibilities/Duties:

Alberta Health Services, Department of Addictions & Mental Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, is inviting applications from psychiatrists with expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry preferably with subspecialty certification.

Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education and speech and language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.2 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

The full time psychiatry role provides consultation services to a multi-disciplinary team. There are over 35 psychologists, social workers, nurses and occupational therapists working in Edmonton Zone schools and there is need for a psychiatrist to provide consultation and clinical support for these clinical staff. Additionally, it is envisioned that this physician would assess and commence treatment for some of the students identified in the school programs and liaise with their family physician or pediatrician for ongoing care. The psychiatrist also will provide consultation to developmental pediatricians and provide direct services to students who attend the Learning and Development Clinic for complex dual diagnosis mental health and learning issues.

An interest in education of residents and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for an Academic Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry and preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. S/he must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Compensation:

Remuneration is fee-for-service, supplemented by sessional payments to cover administrative activities.

Recruiter Contact:

To apply, qualified candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with the names of three references to:

Alice Leung, MD, FRCPC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Section Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions & Mental Health, AHS, Edmonton Zone

Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Alberta

1E7.09 Walter MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.





6 November 2018
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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