StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateAugust 21, 2018
Posted DateFebruary 21, 2018
Hospital NameEast Edmonton Health CentreRead more about this hospital
Edmonton Zone Regional Health Clinics
Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone, Addictions & Mental Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Adolescent Psychiatry is inviting applications from psychiatrists with expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, preferably with subspecialty certification. Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.2 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.
This position will provide full time child and adolescent psychiatric consultation and follow up services within outpatient settings at various locations in the Edmonton Zone, including Regional Clinics at:
Northgate Rutherford St. Albert Morinville
Sherwoord Park Leduc Spruce Grove
The ability to work effectively with multidisciplinary team members and management would be an asset.
An interest in education of medical students and residents is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for an Academic 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, preferably have subspecialty certification or have plans to write the sub specialty exam in Child and Adolescent 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 travel time to outside Edmonton clinics and other non-billable activities.
This position is sponsorship eligible should the preferred candidate require a Practice Readiness Assessment. In this event, a Return of Service Agreement is required.
To apply, qualified candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with the names of three references to:
Dr. Alice Leung, MD, FRCPC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Clinical Section Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions and 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
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)
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.
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