Consultant Psychiatrist

Job Details

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Full Time
Posting Date:
September 12, 2023
Closing Date:
March 27, 2024 0:00
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Method of Payment Description:
$744.08 to $925.52 per session (7 step pay grid based on experience)

Job Description

The Five Hills Health Region requires a consultant psychiatrist to provide specialized professional psychiatric consultation and treatment of acute and long-term mental health and addictions clients. The Region offers integrated mental health and addictions services including a transitional day program outpatient counselling and follow-up mental health and addictions care for children, youth and adults in both Moose Jaw and rural areas. Psychiatrists provide a consultation service for patients referred by family physicians and primary psychiatric care for patients who access the service.

The consultant psychiatrist provides specialized psychiatric consultation and treatment and directs the treatment of acute and long-term patients with mental illness, addictions issues and concurrent disorders (inpatients/outpatients). Services will also be provided in a primary health care setting. The psychiatrist will provide consultative services to other inpatient units within the hospital.

Relocation Package

  • This opportunity may be eligible to receive the Psychiatry Recruitment and Retention Incentive of up to $200,000!
  • Job Qualifications

    Qualifications and Skills:

    In accordance with Canadian Foreign Worker requirements, preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.

    Additional Information

    Position Opportunities:

    • Collegial professional support
    • Teaching opportunities
    • Excellent work/life professional satisfaction
    • 72 beds (12 mental health beds)
    • 24-hour Emergency services
    • Wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical services include: General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Urology, Paediatrics, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging (MRI and CT)
    • International airport within 45 minutes
    For further information please contact:
    Carrie Cornelson
    Specialist, Recruitment and Retention
    Saskatchewan Health Authority
    Phone: 306-7780-9463

    Organization & Community

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    Moose Jaw

    Community Description

    The “Friendly City” of Moose Jaw is the fourth largest city in Saskatchewan; located in the south-central part of the province, along the Trans-Canada Highway. Moose Jaw, with a population of 34,000, offers excellent public/Catholic/francophone education opportunities and many recreational, cultural and entertainment amenities.