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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 DateMarch 26, 2020

Posted DateSeptember 26, 2019

Hospital

Hospital NameEast Edmonton Health CentreRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist – Neurodevelopmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone
Full Time

Alberta Health Services, Department of Addictions & 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 and Adolescent Psychiatry preferably with subspecialty certification.

Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education and speech and language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

This child and adolescent psychiatrist will have an interest and skills in assessment, treatment, and program development to address the needs of our population of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities and learning disorders. This psychiatrist would work with therapists, developmental pediatricians, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other allied health professionals on our teams at the Learning and Development (L & D) Clinic, COAST Kids, School-Age Services and Glenrose Hospital Specialty Clinics.

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.

Remuneration is fee-for-service, supplemented by sessional payments to cover administrative activities. ($350,000-450,000)

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.

To apply, qualified candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with the names 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

This position is sponsorship eligible.
Optimal Position Start date: As soon as possible

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.

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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