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Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2019-10-17  Time: 23:59
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We are currently seeking a psychiatrist for work on unit 22 at the FMC.

The unit is a 30 bed unit with 6 psychiatrists currently actively working. We are seeking psychiatrists to share in the duties and responsibilities of patient care on this unit. There is one full time position and 2 locum positions available. The locum positions begin in December 2019, and February 2020. The full-time position is available immediately.

A successful candidate for the position should have:

o Recent experience (residency included) of working on an inpatient unit

o Successful completion of MCC and Royal College specialty exams

o Successful work experience on a multidisciplinary team

o Recent understanding of acute adult and adolescent 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 medical students, clerks, and residents in psychiatry

o Success interpersonally with patients, families and colleagues

In addition, our site currently requires support in ECT and ER department on weekends. Applicants that can also fill these roles will be more likely to be successful than candidates that cannot. The position may start later, but would be available as early as October 15, 2019.

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 “Inpatient Psychiatry Application". You should be able to provide three references upon request.

All successful applicants may also have to attend an interview with Dr. Will White (FMC inpatient Clinical Medical Director) and Dr. Lauren Zanussi (Site Chief, Psychiatry, FMC). The competition will close on October 1, 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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