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Psychiatrist - Adult - Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Abbotsford, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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Fraser Health is the heart of health care for over two million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to 32 First Nations within the Fraser Salish region.

 

Our hospital and community-based services are delivered by a team of 48,000+ staff, medical staff and volunteers dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities.

 

Fraser Health Authority (FHA) and the Mental Health and Substance Use Program is seeking a Psychiatrist. This will be a a combination of Inpatient Psychiatry at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Community Psychiatry in the Abbotsford and Mission Communities. The primary focus will be adult psychiatry in the community as well as Developmental Disabilities Mental Health Services.


Inpatient Psychiatry: As a member of multi-disciplinary teams at all sites, you are required to provide a high standard of care to general psychiatric patients. Services include assessment, treatment and consultation, family meetings, case conferences, discharge planning, consultation and collaboration with other physicians and multidisciplinary teams. The psychiatrist will also promote continuity of care by maintaining good working relationships with all those providing care and services and advocating for the psychiatric needs of individual patients. Responsibilities include participation on the ECT and on-call rotation.

 

Participation in the Abbotsford Regional Hospital psychiatry on-call rotation is mandatory. The successful candidate will also participate in the medical education program for University of British Columbia (UBC) undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Following receipt of a CPSBC license, arrangements will be made to apply for a clinical appointment with the Department of Psychiatry, UBC.

 

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable and culturally safe manner.


Compensation

Combination of Alternative Payment Plan & Fee For Service
Qualifications

CMPA, CPSBC Eligible for Full License, CPSBC Full, CPSBC Provisional, FRCPC Eligible, FRCSC
Locations

Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre

Requirements

Level of education

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Work experience (years)

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Written languages

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Spoken languages

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