Alberta Health Services (AHS) is inviting applications for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in the Edmonton Zone, Canada. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s first and largest province wide, fully integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories. Alberta’s health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living including exceptional recreational options.
There is tremendous opportunity for psychiatrists to help shape the children’s mental health system and to provide innovative care. Psychiatrists will be supported by multidisciplinary teams.
The successful applicants shall be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta is required.
Remuneration will be based on a fee-for-service model with billing directly to Alberta Health, supplemented by sessional payments for certain activities that are not billable to the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan. An Academic Medicine and Health Services Program (AMHSP) will provide remuneration for psychiatrists with an academic appointment who teach, conduct research, or assume leadership and administrative roles in addition to clinical service delivery.
Please view the many opportunities available in Alberta by searching “Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist” at www.doctorjobsalberta.com. Please make your application to the position(s) specific to your skills and interest.
Internal Number: 18-CAP-AH-01
About Alberta Health Services
Who We Are
Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) has over 110,000 employees, including over 102,000 direct AHS employees (excluding Covenant Health staff) and over 8,300 staff working in AHS wholly-owned subsidiaries such as Carewest, CapitalCare Group and Calgary Laboratory Services. We are also supported by over 14,300 volunteers and almost 10,300 physicians practicing in Alberta, more than 8,400 of whom are members of the AHS medical staff (physicians, dentists, podiatrists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons).
Students from Alberta’s universities and colleges, as well as from universities and colleges outside of Alberta, receive clinical education in AHS facilities and community locations.
106 acute care hospitals, five stand-alone psychiatric facilities, 8,448 acute care beds, 25,653 continuing care beds/spaces and 243 community palliative and hospice beds, 2,723 addiction and mental health beds plus equity... partnership in 41 primary care networks.
Programs and services are offered at over 650 facilities throughout the province, including hospitals, clinics, continuing care facilities, cancer centres, mental health facilities and community health sites.
The province also has an extensive network of community-based services designed to assist Albertans maintain and/or improve health status.
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