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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 DateOctober 11, 2018

Posted DateApril 11, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameStollery Children's HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist – Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone
Stollery Children’s Hospital - Emergency and Urgent Clinic
Full time
18-STO-PSY-CHILD-URGENT-05

Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone, Addiction and 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 expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, preferably with subspecialty certification.

Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, 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 1.0 FTE child and adolescent psychiatric consultation to the Stollery Emergency Physicians and Emergency Mental Health and provide psychiatric consultations for the Stollery, Urgent Clinic. The Urgent Clinic receives referrals from Emergency or the Mobile Response Team for assessment and short-term follow-up before referral to other services within the community. The goal is for children and youth to be seen within two weeks of referral. A clinic nurse supports the psychiatrist to provide acute care and case management.

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.

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 subspecialty 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 for cover certain non-billable activities

This position is sponsorship eligible.

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
1E7.28 Walter MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre – PHONE: 780-407-1611 – FAX: 780-407-6672
EMAIL: alice.leung@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.

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.

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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