Adult Psychiatrist ––Community Mental Health Clinics

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The University of Alberta, and the Department of Psychiatry in collaboration with Alberta Health Services is inviting applications for a General Adult Psychiatrist with an interest in a community focused practice. We presently have a position for a part-time community based General Adult Psychiatrist.

The position will entail providing consultation services for clients in the Edmonton Adult Mental Health Clinic at the 108 Street location. The psychiatrist would be participating in the post-discharge follow-up clinic at the. This clinic is part of the policy related to care transition which requires patients discharged from acute care to be assessed by a psychiatrist and/or mental health therapist within 7 days of their discharge from hospital. The psychiatrist would be required to work four sessions a week in this clinic which can be over two full days or over up to four half days.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in weekly team meetings and provide support to team clinicians as required. There will be opportunities to work in collaboration with other psychiatrists and inter-disciplinary team members. The successful candidate will be required to participate in on-call coverage for the proposed 24/7 community urgent care clinic.

It is the expectation of this position that the successful applicant will participate in quality improvement initiatives within the program. Clinics are staffed by multi-disciplinary teams and the physician as part of the team will participate in clinical improvement initiatives as well as provide clinical leadership for members of the team. Remuneration is based on a fee-for service basis as well as sessional payments to cover travel time to client homes and non-billable activities.


Successful candidates will be expected to be actively involved in resident training, including seeking a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment within the Department of Psychiatry, which will be considered a separate process via the University of Alberta.

The successful candidates must have or be eligible for specialist licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Preferred candidates will have completed advanced training in General Adult Psychiatry or have a General Adult Psychiatry background, and must have specialist qualifications, such as FRCPC or equivalent.

Candidates with an interest in working as part of an interdisciplinary team, enthusiasm with teaching and experience in leadership roles are preferred.

This position not sponsorship eligible.

Recruiter Contact:

This position not sponsorship eligible.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae outlining experience, and three reference letters, by August 30, 2018.

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.

27 May 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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