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Alberta Health Services, South Zone is seeking to recruit a full-time Psychiatrist at the Chinook Regional Hospital. Psychiatric services include a 41 bed adult inpatient program, a Day Treatment Program and Clinic, Addiction and Mental Health Clinics and a number of community based programs.

The successful candidate will:

  • establish and maintain a full-time Psychiatry practice in the community of Lethbridge;
  • Obtain and maintain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services;
  • Establish a primary residence in the community or surrounding area of Lethbridge;
  • Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, the AHS Medical Staff Rules and the AHS policies;
  • Provide inpatient and community consultations within the community of Lethbridge, which will include provision of General Psychiatry Services with the inclusion of shared call coverage at the Chinook Regional Hospital;
  • Work collaboratively within the Clinical Department of Addiction and Mental Health, Chinook Regional Hospital;
  • Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department of Addiction and Mental Health at the Chinook Regional Hospital, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.

Additional Notes About Lethbridge

Lethbridge is a vibrant city of 100,000 located in beautiful southern Alberta - close to the mountains (about 70 miles from Waterton National Park and the Rockies) and an easy drive to Calgary.

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  • Must hold or be eligible for independent practitioner registration with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta.
  • Must hold certification or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry.
  • Must be willing to do 1:6 Adult Psychiatry Call.
  • Must obtain and maintain adult psychiatry inpatient privileges.
  • An interest in rural or First Nation psychiatry is an asset.



For more information on benefits please visit the Alberta Medical Association

Recruiter Contact:

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply directly through this posting, applications recieved by email alone will be redirected to this site.
A CV and a CPSA Eligibility Letter are the minimum applilcation requirements.

Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Alecia Kerber, Physician Resource Planner: [email protected]

28 July 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Lethbridge
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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