Adult Psychiatrist, Glenrose Hospital Child and Family Psychiatric Services

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Adult Psychiatrist, Glenrose Hospital Child and Family Psychiatric Services

Alberta Health Services, Department of Addiction & Mental Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is inviting applications from psychiatrists with an interest in working with caregivers of children and youth seen in our Child and Family Psychiatric Services at the Glenrose Hospital for this part-time 0.5 FTE position.

Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of nursing, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.2 million people in Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

Many children and adolescents in the Glenrose Hospital Specialty Clinics (Affective Disorders, ADHD, Tourette’s Disorder and Complex Neuropsychiatric Clinics) have caregivers with signficant mental health issues themselves. We are looking for a psychiatrist to provide psychiatric assessment and treatment to support these caregivers. The adult psychiatric service is co-located with the children’s programs to faciliate parents accepting and receiving psychiatric supports and for the clinical team to collaborate on a whole-family treatment approach.

An interest in education of trainees and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for an Academic Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta.


Candidates must 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.

Recruiter Contact:

To apply, qualified candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with the names of three references to:

Alice Leung, MD, FRCPC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Section Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions & Mental Health, AHS, Edmonton Zone

Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Alberta

1E7.09 Walter MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre – PHONE: 780-407-1611 – FAX: 780-407-6672


This position is not sponsorship eligible.

Optimal Position Start date: As soon as possible

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.

The 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 men and women, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

7 September 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
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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