Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Vacancy #:2017-18-31769
Number of Vacancies:1
Vacancy Opening For:Specialist
Specialist Type:Psychiatrist
Employer:SHA (Prince Albert)
Community:Prince Albert
Hours to International Airport:1.3
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Employment Type:Permanent
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:October 30, 2017
Closing Date:August 31, 2018 23:30
Return for Service:2 years
Method of Payment:Contract
Method of Payment Description:Contract Payment: $302,992.00-$412,960.00 per annum, as per the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health Compensation Grid, plus $374.69 per day (weekdays) and $749.38 per day (weekend) for on-call coverage.
Call Schedule:1:7
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Job Description

The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region is seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for the Victoria Hospital and the Mental Health Unit in Prince Albert. The child psychiatrist must have the training and experience necessary to deal with a wide range of child and adolescent mental health issues; additional training in addictions would be beneficial.

For more information about the PAPHR Mental Health Department, please click on the link below:

Prince Albert Mental Health Center offers confidential community-based mental health assessment, treatment/counseling, and consultative services. Services can be accessed by family or self-referral, physician referral, agency or school referral. Psychiatric referrals are accepted by physicians only. The clinic is staffed by Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Community Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Therapists, and clerical/support staff.
The PAPHR Mental Health Inpatient Unit is one of three mental health units in the province that provides inpatient psychiatric services to child & youth psychiatry patients. Services are provided in the community, outpatients’ services and in the child/youth inpatient unit at the Victoria Hospital. The inpatient unit has a 29 adult inpatient beds and a dedicated 10 inpatient beds for child & youth. The role is responsible for providing psychiatry services to some communities within the region and as such travel is required.

Job Benefits

Not applicable

Relocation Package

$8,000 relocation allowance for a 2 year return of service commitment

Job Qualifications

Candidates are required to be Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certified or have obtained Royal College Eligibility for Licensure

Additional Information

The Prince Albert Parkland Health Region is located over the geographic Centre of Saskatchewan. The largest Centre in the region is Prince Albert regarded as Saskatchewan Gateway to the North with a population of 45,000. There are many lakes and outdoor camping sites, and the natural setting of Prince Albert National Park. We are blessed with a wealth of summer and winter activities hosted in well-groomed city parks, golf courses, and sport facilities, and you are only minutes away from the best resorts in Saskatchewan.

Our jewel of the north is brimming with culture and history. It is a great place to raise children with plenty of year-round family entertainment options and all of the northern shores to explore. The city is directly linked to the city of Saskatoon by the dual-carriage highway and is approximately 1.5 hours away from the Saskatoon International Airport.

The Victoria Hospital is a regional hospital with 164 acute care beds which includes an 8 bed intensive care unit that provides services to a population of 80,000 including northern and northeastern Saskatchewan. There is approximately 1,600 births at the Victoria Hospital per year as well.

Prince Albert Parkland Health Region is affiliated University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. Scope of Practice: General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Urology, ENT, Pediatric, Colonoscopy Suite, Pre-Anesthetic Clinic.

Supporting department: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Radiologists, ENT, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Gynecology and Obstetrics and Urology.

For more information about the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region see our website listed below.

Dr. Cecil Hammond
Senior Medical Officer
Prince Albert Parkland Health Region
Phone: (306) 765-6403

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