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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. Provision of call coverage is currently a 1:6 rotation
  • 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.

The Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) is the largest acute care facility in the South Zone and is the region's main health care facility. It includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Surgical Suites, Labour and Delivery, In-patient Units, Psychiatry, Detox, Dialysis, Cancer Centre, Ambulatory Units, and Diagnostic Imaging.

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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 available benefits, please visit the Alberta Medical Association

Recruiter Contact:

We thank all applicants for their interest, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
Please apply directly through this posting, applications recieved by email alone, will be redirected to this site for submission.

Alecia Kerber
Physician Resource Planner
[email protected]

15 September 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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