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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyChild Psychiatry

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateJanuary 31, 2017

Posted DateMay 06, 2016

Hospital

Hospital NameEast Edmonton Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Child Psychiatrist – Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone
16-EEHC-PSY-CHILD-01

Alberta Health Services, Department of Addiction & Mental Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, is inviting applications from psychiatrists with expertise in Child Psychiatry.

Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health service provider, providing care for more than 3 million people. Our partnership together with the Alberta Government’s
investment of more than $50 million in Child Mental Health has provided for significant innovations in our approach to the care we provide. 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 and surrounding areas.

Psychiatrists are required in the following clinical programs: community clinics, learning and development program, school-based mental health and addiction and concurrent disorder services.

An interest in education of trainees and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for an Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the University of Alberta has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry, and have additional certification or experience in Child Psychiatry. S/he must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

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

Dr. Pierre Chue – Zone Clinical Department Head, Addictions and Mental Health, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone
pierre.chue@ahs.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.

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.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Fee for Service
Average Annual Income
$250,000 - $400,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 0% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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