About the role : Calian is proud to continue a long-standing contractual relationship with the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide healthcare services to the Canadian Armed Forces.
Through the Health Care Provider Contract, Calian employs health care professionals across Canada who are integral to supporting the health and wellbeing of our military members.
Calian is seeking a Psychiatrist to work part time, up to 2 days per week, at the Canadian Forces Base in Greenwood. This position offers Physicians a rare opportunity to work with Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members. Key Duties :
Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of mental health conditions for CAF members
Psychiatry consultation services to Canadian Armed Forces personnel
Advises on the outsourcing of psychiatry services to alternative providers
Participates as a member of the multidisciplinary mental health team in case reviews
Prepares detailed written psychiatric assessment reports on referred patients, including recommendations for a treatment plan, and participates in the implementation of the treatment plan by providing psychotherapy, prescribing appropriate somatic therapy and generating patient medical records to support the multidisciplinary team
Provides expert advice on mental illness or disorders to primary care providers to assist them in the identification,diagnosis and treatment of patients with mental health disorders
Creates and maintains patient records Mandatory Qualifications :
Registered for autonomous practice of psychiatry with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in Psychiatry (FRCPC)
Experience with individual and group therapy including cognitive behavior therapy and psycho- educational groups
Experience providing pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy with individuals, groups and couples
Experience in working with mental health patients with an emphasis on depression and anxiety disorders
Experience operating a personal computer and utilizing MS Office software Type of Assignment : Full Time or Part TimeClinical Hours Monday to Friday, 7 : 30am to 4pm