Adult Psychiatrist - Operational Stress Injury Clinic & Edmonton Adult Mental Health Clinic
Edmonton Alberta – Full Time
Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is inviting applications from Adult Psychiatrists to join the Operational Stress Injury Clinic & the Edmonton Adult Mental Health Clinic primarily at the 108th Street location, in the Department of Addiction and Mental Health, Edmonton Zone.
The Edmonton Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic is one of ten clinics funded by the Government of Canada. It is part of a national network of OSI clinics, funded by Veterans Affairs Canada. The Edmonton OSI Clinic provides specialized addiction and mental health services to eligible Veterans, Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP members, and their families, living with operational stress injuries. This includes but is not limited to; posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, and addictions. The clinic offers diagnosis, standardized assessment, evidence informed treatment, psycho-educational programs, and individual, group, and family treatment. Duties include, but are not limited to; a full range of diagnostic services including completion of assessments and forms for Veterans Disability Award/Pension applications, preparation of diagnostic assessments, preparation of initial and updated treatment plans, formulating and providing individual and group treatments using the funder approved evidence informed psychotherapeutic and pharmacological options, and planning for follow-up care after completion of treatment.
The position will also entail providing consultation services for clients in the Edmonton Adult Mental Health Clinic primarily at the 108th Street location and sub-urban clinic locations (0.5 FTE) in addition to the Operational Stress Injury Clinic (0.5 FTE). It is a requirement for this position that the successful applicant participate in the community on-call program which will provide 24/7 psychiatric coverage for the 24/7 Access clinic. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in weekly team meetings and provide support to team clinicians as required including in the community. There will be opportunities to work in collaboration with other psychiatrists and inter-disciplinary team members.
It is also the expectation of this position that the successful applicant will participate in quality improvement initiatives within the program. Clinics are staffed by multi-disciplinary teams and the physician as part of the team will participate in clinical improvement initiatives as well as provide clinical leadership for members of the team. 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.
Candidates must have an MD or equivalent and must have or be eligible for specialist licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
The incumbent will operate as an equal member of an interdisciplinary team, consulting with peers, supervisors and other professionals. A proven track record of mentoring faculty members and trainees and collaborating is preferred.
The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae outlining their current clinical and their leadership experience, and three reference letters by February 29, 2020.
This position is sponsorship eligible.
Please submit curriculum vitae to;
Dr Vincent Agyapong, Zone Clinical Section Chief, Community Mental Health
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, 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.
University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.
|Location:||Canada Alberta Edmonton|
|Salary:||Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.