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Adult Psychiatrist, Assertive Community Treatment Team

Part Time Practice
Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre
2020-10-23  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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We are seeking a 0.2 – 0.4 FTE psychiatrist for the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) – Central Team.

ACT is a wrap-around intensive outreach program for complex clients with severe and persistent mental illness. We are seeking a candidate who is interested and experienced in working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to support the care of this population of patients. Experience in working with concurrent disorders and Community Treatment Orders will be an asset. Specific responsibilities will include:

· Diagnostic assessment and management of new referrals while providing ongoing care and treatment to existing clients. Total caseload approximately 75-85 clients.

· Participation in regular clinical team meetings. Collaborative care-planning and problem solving to find clinical and practical interventions to support complex clients and keep them in the community.

· Providing phone/email support to case managers during the week when needed. Willingness to provide outreach appointments when appropriate.

· Working with clients and families, as well as internal and external healthcare professionals and caseworker teams.

· Supervising psychiatry residents in the role of a preceptor for their Chronic Care rotation

Candidates should be certified by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry and have licensure with the College of Physician and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidaes ares encouraged to apply; however, Candians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Applicants should email a cover letter of interest and current CV to ACT Clinical Lead, Dr. Helen Yeung References will be required of suitable candidates. Only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Candidates requiring further information are encouraged to contact Dr. Yeung via the email address above.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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