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

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Posting #:18-GRH-PSY-CHILD-11 Speciality: Psychiatry – Child & Adolescent Type:Full Time Practice City/Town:Edmonton Location:Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Date Posted:2018-05-01 Closed Date:2018-11-01 Time: 23:59 AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required. Sponsorship Eligibility Expires:2019-05-01 Responsibilities/Duties: 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 1.2 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.The full time 1.0 FTE psychiatry role leads a multi-disciplinary team to provide intensive tertiary care treatment for children and youth with complex mental health disorders and associated comorbidities. Leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with team members and management are an asset.Some travel will be required as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry services are provided at various clinics or facilities within the Edmonton Metropolitan area including:Hospital Settings Tourette’s Disorders Clinic, Affective Disorders Clinic, Complex Neuropsychiatric Clinic Urgent Clinic and Pediatric EmergencyCommunity SettingsRegional Mental Health ClinicsEast Edmonton Learning and Development ClinicBill Rees YMCA – Access Open Minds ClinicAn 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: 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 PsychiatristSection Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions & Mental Health, AHS, Edmonton ZoneDirector, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Alberta1E7.09 Walter MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre – PHONE: 780-407-1611 – FAX: 780-407-6672EMAIL: alice.leung@ahs.caThis position is sponsorship eligible.Optimal Position Start date: As soon as possibleWe 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.