StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateNovember 01, 2018
Posted DateMay 01, 2018
Hospital NameGlenrose Rehabilitation HospitalRead more about this hospital
Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone
Part Time – 0.5 FTE
Adult Psychiatrist, Glenrose Hospital Child and Family Psychiatric Services
Alberta Health Services, Department of Addiction & 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 an interest in working with caregivers of children and youth seen in our Child and Family Psychiatric Services at the Glenrose Hospital for this part-time 0.5 FTE position.
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 Metropolitan Region.
Many children and adolescents in the Glenrose Hospital Specialty Clinics (Affective Disorders, ADHD, Tourette’s Disorder and Complex Neuropsychiatric Clinics) have caregivers with signficant mental health issues themselves. We are looking for a psychiatrist to provide therapy, especially family therapy, parenting support and possibly individual therapy, to support these caregivers. At times, these caregivers would benefit from psychiatric consultation. The adult psychiatric service is co-located with the children’s programs to faciliate parents accepting and receiving psychiatric supports and for the clinical team to collaborate on a whole-family treatment approach.
An interest in education of trainees 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.
Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 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 administrative activities.
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 not 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.
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.
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.
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