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Regional Division Head - Older Adult Psychiatry

Surrey, 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.


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Fraser Health’s Mental Health and Psychiatry Program is seeking candidates for the position of Regional Division Head – Older Adult Psychiatry.


Responsibilities include:


Reporting to the Program Medical Director – Mental Health and Psychiatry, the Regional Division Head will be responsible for the administration of the Older Adult Psychiatry Division. In collaboration with the PMD, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • developing annual operating objectives for the Regional Division;
  • functioning as the channel of communication to and from the Regional Division to keep members of the Regional Division informed regarding Division objectives, policies and general activities;
  • developing, with the members of the Regional Division, standards of clinical practice for the Regional Division, recommending those standards to the Regional Department and ensuring that the Regional Division members work within established standards;
  • encouraging and facilitating programs for the continuing medical education of Regional Department members;
  • arranging and chairing Regional Division meetings as required in these Rules;
  • if applicable, working with universities to ensure that education programs and research activities are being sufficiently promoted and supported;
  • promoting health and wellness amongst Members;
  • encouraging a healthy, respectful workplace;
  • investigating and documenting complaints regarding care provided by Members within the Regional Division under the direction of the relevant Regional Department Heads or Program or Regional Medical Directors;
  • reviewing with the Regional Division and the Regional Department Head and /or Program or Regional Medical Director, the human resource requirements of the Regional Division;
  • contributing to the search and selection of applicants for vacancies in the Regional Division;
  • establishing a quality assurance/quality improvement structure and program for the Regional Department, which carries out the functions of review, evaluation and analysis of the quality of Medical Care and utilization of Fraser Health resources.



The successful candidate must be eligible for FRCPC registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Current experience in Geriatric Psychiatry required. The candidate should also have recent medical administrative experience in Geriatric Psychiatry.


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. 



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