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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 DateApril 09, 2019

Posted DateOctober 12, 2018

Hospital

Hospital NameUniversity of Alberta HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Gender Program
18-UAH-PSY-CHILDGENDER-22

Responsibilities/Duties:

Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Psychiatrists with expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry preferably with subspecialty training, to take on the role of Psychiatrist in the new Gender Program of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.

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

This full time position provides specialist Gender Psychiatry care to the gender diverse and trans - identified population who are 18 years old and under. The recruited psychiatrist will work within the Gender Program. Transitional services for the youth-to-adult population. The psychiatrist will offer assessments of Gender Dysphoria as well as psychiatric care for the gender diverse and trans-identified population who are 18 years old and under.

An interest in education of residents 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.


Qualifications:

Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry and preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. S/he must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.


Compensation:

Remuneration is fee-for-service, supplemented by sessional payments to cover administrative activities.


Recruiter Contact:

The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

To apply interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward 1) their curriculum vitae, and 2) the names and contact information 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

EMAIL: alice.leung@ahs.ca

This position is sponsorship eligible.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Psychiatry, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca. Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.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.


Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta 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 women and men, 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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