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Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2019-10-17  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
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We are currently seeking an outpatient psychiatrist for work at the Psychiatric assessment Service.

PAS is a sub-acute short-term psychotherapy service with psychiatric support. It takes the majority of referrals from the Emergency department, with additional referrals coming from the community. The clinic is structured to share the workload with a number of highly experienced psychotherapists, and is a training site for residents. A successful candidate will conduct call at the Foothills Medical Centre. This posting for a locum position for 6 months that we would intend to extend thereafter.

A successful candidate for the position should have:

o Recent experience (residency included) of working in an outpatient clinic

o Successful completion of MCC and Royal College specialty exams

o Successful work experience on a multidisciplinary team

o Recent understanding of acute adult treatment for mental health concerns

o Understanding of departmental demands and working with departmental goals to meet safety, length of stay, and patient satisfaction requirements

o Ability to participate in a call roster with and without resident support

o Success in education with residents in psychiatry

o Success interpersonally with patients, families and colleagues

The position may start later, but would be available as early as January 1, 2020.

Applicants should provide a cover letter of interest directed to the Site Chief of Foothills Medical Centre, Dr. Lauren Zanussi as well as an up-to-date CV. The subject line of the email should read “PAS Psychiatry Application". You should be able to provide three references upon request.

All successful applicants will also have to attend an interview with FMC Staff. The competition will close on September 27, 2019 with successful candidates being notified by the first week of October 10, 2019.

Must read, write and speak English.

Lauren Zanussi

Site Chief of FMC

1403 – 29th Street NW

Calgary, AB T2N 2T9


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