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Child Psychiatrist

Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Part Time Practice
Alberta Children's Hospital
2019-05-15  Time: 23:59
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Alberta Children’s Hospital Inpatient Unit is recruiting for one Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to work part time on the Mental Health Patient Care Unit over the weekend days (Saturday and Sunday).The main goals for this additional position are to improve patient care, enhance family engagement and reduce length of stay.

Successful candidates will be expected to connect with the inpatient teams on Fridays and Mondays to receive and return patient information and visit the inpatient unit at Alberta Childrens Hospital in person to review patients for a possible discharge as well as provide re-assessments for any new or older patients.

This is a one year pilot and may be renewed if successful after evaluation by the clinical and administrative leaders.

Candidates must be able to and willing to work well within a multi-disciplinary model.

Candidates will also be expected to do teaching with trainees and allied health professionals.

On call responsibilities will be at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Interested candidates should have completed their psychiatry training in Canada, must be registered with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, as well as completed their Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training program acceptable by Department of Psychiaty and must have had the experience working in Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit either as a speciality trainee or a staff psychiatrist.

Candidates must have their FRCPC examination successfully completed prior to June 30, 2019.

Qualified candidates requiring further information are encouraged to contact Dr Abdul Rahman via email:

References will be required of suitable candidates. Only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

The candidate must be fully proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Fee for Service Model

Dr. Abdul Rahman, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych.

Section Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry University of Calgary

Department of Psychiatry, 4th Floor Alberta Children’s Hospital

28 Oki Drive

Calgary AB T3B 6A8

Phone: 403-955-8344


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