This position works collaboratively with the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Unit, Emergency Department as well as the Medicine Hat Adult Community Mental Health Team. The position involves the provision of clinical services to 31 inpatient mental health beds as well as outpatient services in a variety of settings including private office practice, interdisciplinary clinics, telepsychiatry, consultation programs, ECT and a 16-bed Detoxification and Residential Treatment Centre.
The successful candidate is required to provide 1:4 adult psychiatry in-patient call support and expectations for Psychiatry practices in the South Zone or as may otherwise be established or directed by an appropriate Medical Leader for MHRH.
Establish and maintain a full time Psychiatry practice in the community of Medicine Hat. A full time practice is defined as providing clinical activities at least five (5) day per week, a minimum of forty (40) hours per week.
Obtain and maintain AHS Medical Staff Appointment and appropriate privileges to provide the Services.
Reside in and have as primary residence, in the community of Medicine Hat.
Abide by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and the Rules and the AHS policies.
Work collaboratively within the Zone Clinical Department of Addiction & Mental Health, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.
Participate in quality improvement programs and initiatives undertaken within Zone Clinical Department of Addiction & Mental Health at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, including (without limitation) achievement of certain performance indicators as determined by AHS, exercising its discretion reasonably.