This 0.5FTE position provides specialist Gender Psychiatry care to the gender diverse and trans - identified population across the age spectrum. The recruited psychiatrist will work within the Gender Program to provide transitional services and psychiatry support within scope of practice. The psychiatrist will offer assessments of Gender Dysphoria as well as psychiatric care for the gender diverse and trans-identified population. An interest in education of residents and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered through a separate process with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD).
The candidate will be expected to be involved in AHS and the University of Alberta program development initiatives and will be required to fully utilize AHS IT systems and processes.
Additional Notes About Edmonton
Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Psychiatrists to take on the role of Psychiatrist in the new Gender Health Program of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.
Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, dietetics, education, and with access to speech and language pathology providing education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.
Candidates must have an MD and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry. S/he must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Remuneration is fee-for-service, supplemented by sessional payments to cover administrative activities.
To apply interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward 1) their curriculum vitae, and 2) the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Adam Abba-Aji
Zone Clinical Department Facility Chief, Addictions and Mental Health, UAH
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Psychiatry, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca. Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca.
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.
Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta 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.