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Adult Psychiatrist - UAH Emergency

Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
2021-10-31  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services, in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Adult Psychiatrists to take on the role of Psychiatrist in the Emergency Department of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.

Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health service provider, providing care for more than 3 million people. Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of nursing, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech-language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.2 million people in Edmonton and surrounding areas.

This position involves working with a dynamic interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary team within the UAH ER.

Reporting to the Facility Chief, Addiction and Mental Health UAH, the roles and responsibilities of this position are:

· Providing psychiatric consultation and management of patients with various AMH related issues within the UAH ER;

· Actively liaising with other hospitals, bed management, day hospital, ACCESS 24/7 and other community resources that will enhance patient care and optimize ER flow within Edmonton Zone;

· Providing care to EIPs within UAH ER during regular working hours;

· Participating in on-call for the AMH UAH site;

· Involve in QI projects for the ER UAH and participate in residents and students supervision/education;

· Using EMR and AHS email.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate medical students and/or resident physicians and be encouraged to apply for a Clinical Faculty appointment, which will be considered through a process with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (FoMD).

The candidate will be expected to be involved in AHS and the University of Alberta program development initiatives and will be required to fully utilize AHS IT systems and processes.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Psychiatry can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and

The successful candidate will have an MD and must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry for licensure in the province of Alberta.

Remuneration will be based on fee-for-service billings submitted to Alberta Health as well as the sessional billing system.

The competition will remain open until the position is filled. Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward 1) their curriculum vitae and 2) the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Chantal Moreau

Zone Clinical Department Facility Chief, Addictions and Mental Health, UAH

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta 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

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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