Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, invites applications for an Adult Psychiatrist within the Department of Addictions & Mental Health at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 3 million people.
Covenant Health is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 22 Catholic facilities in 14 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, Covenant Health works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.
The successful candidate will have an MD and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. Certification in Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Psychiatry are required.
The successful candidate will work in the Grey Nuns Psychiatric Outpatient therapy group program (POP). Key accountabilities of this position will include:
There may also be an opportunity to do Consultation/Liaison with the Neurology program in the stroke and headache clinic.
Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.
The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and three references to:
Dr. Jan Banasch
Facility Chief, Addictions & Mental Health
Grey Nuns Community Hospital, Covenant Health
Applications will begin being reviewed on February 8, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.
The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Alberta, Covenant Health, 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 women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.