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Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Full Time Practice
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
2021-12-31  Time: 23:59
Covenant Health
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Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, are inviting applications for a Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist to join a dynamic multidisciplinary team at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

Covenant is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 26 Catholic facilities in 15 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, the Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.


The successful candidate will join another child psychiatrist in the Child Health Clinic in seeing outpatient referrals from community physicians for psychiatric consults at the modern and custom-designed clinic space at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital.

The successful candidate will also have responsibilities for supporting the mental health needs of patients in the Pediatrics for Kids in Care (PKIC) program, working with a multidisciplinary team (physicians, nurse practitioners, unit manager, RN, LPN, social worker, case workers, and admin support) at the same site.

The program works in partnership with Child and Family Services (CFS), with a focus on the well-being and medical needs of at risk and often socially vulnerable children. This program provides children in care with a medical home for consistency of care. The program collaborates across medical disciplines and within multiple government ministries (Education, Justice, Children’s Services and Health). The program provides education to medical learners at various levels of training.


The successful candidate will have at least 2 years clinical experience. A thorough understanding of the mental health needs of children who experience physical and emotional trauma is essential. Having a working knowledge of Family and Child Services is an asset. Familiarity with Connect Care is an asset. The successful candidate should have necessary interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with academic and community colleagues.

Interested applicants must hold an MD, have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and must have specialist qualifications, FRCPC in Psychiatry or equivalent.

Remuneration will be based on a fee-for service schedule; however a clinical ARP in the future would be supported.

Interested applicants should apply online through the posting, with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and names & contact information of three references to:

Michael Bowman, MD
Facility Chief, Child Health - Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Applications will begin being reviewed starting April 16, 2021; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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

Covenant Health hires 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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