Psychiatrist - Adult/General

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Responsibilities/Duties:

**Posting will close once suitable candidate is found**

We are seeking a Psychiatrist who is eligible for FRC(P) in general adult psychiatry, to join a diverse Addictions & Mental Health team to provide support to communities with a high need of mental health services.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:
• Establish and maintain a full time community mental health based practice within Grande Prairie
• Provide hospital and call support as per call schedule
• Support psychiatric services (beyond primary community of practice) either in-person or utilizing Telehealth or another form of telecommunication, which may include but not limited to communities experiencing a high need for mental health services;
• Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities.
• Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or by opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

About the Community of Grande Prairie:


LOOKING for WORK-LIFE-BALANCE consider GRANDE PRAIRIE!
Located about 450 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, and about the same distance north of Jasper National Park, Grande Prairie offers the best of both worlds - big city amenities without losing the comfortable feel of a small, safe community and close proximity to outstanding wilderness areas.

Visit Grande Prairie Tourism website for photos and video - http://gptourism.ca/about-region

The City of Grande Prairie is an economically strong and culturally diverse large urban centre, with a population of about 75,000 and growing. Grande Prairie residents enjoy city pride, beautiful homes, A wide choice of recreation, education, shopping and entertainment opportunities.

Grande Prairie is a full service urban centre with a new Multiplex Recreational centre //https://eastlinkcentre.ca/ , community college http://www.gprc.ab.ca , numerous cultural events, alpine skiiing http://www.nitehawkalpine.com , cross country skiing http://www.wapitinordic.com, mountain biking, camping, water sports and more.

Grande Prairie is well serviced by major airlines and easy road transportation.

Public and separate elementary and high schools, private schools, a French Immersion school and a regional degree granting college offer families a range of educational opportunities usually only available in major city centers.

In the centre of Grande Prairie, winding park trails along the Bear Creek valley takes walkers, joggers, bikers and roller bladers through 15 kilometers of well treed and maintained park lands.

An Olympic-sized swimming pool, permanent indoor soccer arena, fully-equipped gymnastics centre, climbing wall facility and community fitness centre at the college, indoor hockey arenas -including a brand new twin ice arena - offer children and adults a full choice of sports and recreational activities.

Cross-country ski trails and a downhill ski facility just south of the city take full advantage of the scenic Wapiti River valley, well known for its wealth of dinosaur artifacts.

The Prairie Art Gallery, Centre for Creative Arts, Second Street Theatre, a Live Theatre group and a college theatre all run drama and arts programs and productions for community members of all ages.

A northern service centre for agriculture, forestry and petroleum industries, Grande Prairie is also a major retail shopping centre for a surrounding population of close to 250,000 people. An array of charming shops and boutiques add variety to the major retail stores and malls in Grande Prairie.

Travel Time:
To Edmonton: 4.5 hrs
To Calgary: 7 hrs
To Red Deer: 6 hrs
To Lethbridge: 9.5 hrs

Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Regional Hospital

The QEII Regional Hospital is a 160+ bed acute care facility with a busy emergency department, ICU, NICU and specialty services in OB/Gyn, orthopedic surgery, general surgery, ophthalmology, ENT, urology, palliative care, pediatrics, and psychiatry; hosting over 10,000 discharges, approximately 60,000 emergency department visits, over 1,700 deliveries and more than 15,000 surgical procedures annually.

A new larger Grande Prairie Regional Hospital is currently under construction and is on schedule to open late in 2020, increasing the capacity to provide services to the people of Northwestern Alberta and Northeastern BC.

No. of Inpatient Beds: 165+
No. of Surgical Beds: 40
No. of Intensive Care Beds: 8
No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 6
No. of Day Surgery Beds: 8
No. of Operating Rooms: 6

Hospital Statistics (per year):
Deliveries: 1,833
Dishcarges: 9,762
Emergency Room Visits: 56,681
O.R. Procedures: 13,759 & Endoscopy: 11,150

Available Specialty Services:
The Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie is an acute care facility with 24-hour emergency services, an intensive care and neonatal intensive care unit. Services are provided in obstetrics, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, palliative care, pediatrics, psychiatry, and urology.

Radiology Services:
Diagnostic Imaging
Ultrasound
Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Laboratory Hours of Operation: M-F 7-4:15, SS 10-2

Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site
Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have training and expertise (FRCPC or FRCPC eligible)

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)
  • CPSA Letter of Eligibility or proof of Alberta Licensure required with application

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

For more information on obtaining licensure and eligibility requirements, please visit www.cpsa.ab.ca

Compensation:

Fee for Service

On Call Stipend -Physicians are remunerated for being on call.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs - AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.

* For complete details on AMA Membership Compensation & Benefits, click here

Recruiter Contact:


Susan Smith
Physician Resource Planner, North Zone
North Zone Medical Affairs
[email protected]
[email protected]




6 August 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Grande Prairie
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
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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