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Child and adolescent psychiatrist – neurodevelopmental and intellectual disabilities

Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Full Time Practice
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Edmonton
East Edmonton Health Care Centre
19-EEHC-PSY-CHILD-48
2019-09-26
2020-03-26  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.
2020-09-26
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services, Department of Addictions & Mental Health in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, is inviting applications from psychiatrists with expertise in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry preferably with subspecialty certification.

Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education and speech and language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.

This child and adolescent psychiatrist will have an interest and skills in assessment, treatment, and program development to address the needs of our population of children and youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities, including intellectual disabilities and learning disorders. This psychiatrist would work with therapists, developmental pediatricians, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other allied health professionals on our teams at the Learning and Development (L & D) Clinic, COAST Kids, School-Age Services and Glenrose Hospital Specialty Clinics.

An interest in education of residents and students is highly desirable as the successful candidate is expected to apply for an Academic Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta.

Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry and preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. S/he must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Remuneration is fee-for-service, supplemented by sessional payments to cover administrative activities.


To apply, qualified candidates are asked to submit their curriculum vitae with the names of three references to:

Alice Leung, MD, FRCPC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Section Chief, Children, Youth and Families, Addictions & Mental Health, AHS, Edmonton Zone

Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Alberta

1E7.09 Walter MacKenzie Health Sciences Centre – PHONE: 780-407-1611 – FAX: 780-407-6672

This position is sponsorship eligible.

Optimal Position Start date: As soon as possible

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.



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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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