Locum Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatrist - IWK
Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
5d ago

Requisition ID : 35145

Opportunity Type : Locum

Estimated Annual Salary : 300,000 - 350,000

Type of Remuneration : AFP - Academic Funding Plan

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs :

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About the Opportunity

The Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University is recruiting a full-time psychiatrist for a 12-month locum in child and adolescent inpatient psychiatry.

The successful candidate will provide general psychiatric inpatient care for children and adolescents.

The IWK is an academic tertiary care health centre for children, women, and families in the Maritime Provinces. It has a large Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addictions Program in which the IWK Department of Psychiatry conducts its clinical work.

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Dalhousie University is one of the largest academic groups in Canada.

Under new leadership, it is a growing division with several exciting innovations underway with teaching and research opportunities through its affiliation with the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.

The university encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Applicants should send an electronic copy of their CV and the names and contact information of three references who may be contacted at a later date to :

Dr. Alexa Bagnell, associate professor and head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry via email at alexa.bagnell iwk.nshealth.ca

Expected Hours

  • locum, full-time (1.0 FTE)
  • 12-month term
  • Qualifications

  • all applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia (CPSNS)
  • all specialists must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
  • Community Details

    Halifax is a perfect paradox. We are where land meets sea, old meets new, urban meets rural, and traditional meets trendy.

    We balance a relaxing pace with modern urban amenities and affordability with world class-experiences. We value our strong historical ties but drive to shake up the norm.

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    Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement.

    That's what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers.

    The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here.

    Nova Scotia is more than medicine.

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