The Saskatchewan Health Authority is seeking a team oriented Psychiatrist to provide a generalized psychiatry service in Weyburn, SK and area. The position provides opportunity to work in broad areas of psychiatry ranging from children and adolescents to a senior population. The psychiatrist will be part of the multidisciplinary team that includes nurses, social workers, and psychologists and addiction counselors. The candidate will be expected to provide leadership for the team in a collegial approach and be ready to work with external bodies as required. In addition to regular clinic, the psychiatrist will provide in-patient service, emergency coverage on a rotational basis (1 in 3) and travel to satellite clinics to provide services at least once a week. The position provides integrated mental health and addiction services including at a transitional house in Estevan for addiction, and day hospital in Weyburn.
Relocation funding of $5000 - $7500 depending on location
An acceptable criminal record check with vulnerable sector search
Experience providing generalist psychiatry services within a catchment model
Demonstrable evidence in multidisciplinary approach of care/management
Understanding of Saskatchewan provincial laws and regulations of commitment and release of the mentally ill under the Mental Health Services Act would be an asset
The Weyburn Mental Health Centre has a 10-bed in-patient unit. Extensive community services made up of Child and Youth, Adult and Addiction Services, long-term rehabilitation programs; residential and apartment supportive living programs, group and transitional homes in Weyburn for rehabilitation. Staffing includes mental health therapists, nursing (in-patient and community), social workers, addiction counselors and psychologists.
Please apply to this posting online with cover letter and curriculum vitae (including three references).
Company Operating Name: Saskatchewan Health Authority (former Sun Country Health Region) Business Address: 808 Souris Valley Road, Weyburn, SK S4H 2Z9 Language of Work: English Contact information: Richelle Jones, 306-842-8202, email@example.com
Weyburn is located in the heart of southeast Saskatchewan. With a rapidly growing population, Weyburn's vibrant economy has created opportunities for people from all over the world to visit, live and do business.