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.