MED00003W Requisition #

If a collegial working environment in a diverse community practice within a 90-minute drive to the Canadian Rocky Mountains is what you are looking for, you've come to the right place!  

Alberta Health Services invites applications for the position of an Adult Community Psychiatrist within the department of Mental Health in Central Zone, Alberta.

This position will support community/rural clinics in the Central Zone, Addiction & Mental Health via in-person outpatient clinics, telehealth and other virtual care means.

Candidates require recent and relevant experience in all scopes of practice to be performed.

About Red Deer - The City of Red Deer

Red Deer is a thriving family-friendly city of over 100,000 people that is in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and many other outdoor attractions. We are ideally situated between Edmonton and Calgary, both less than an hour and a half drive away. Red Deer has all the amenities you need: great school systems, well-equipped hospitals and health centres, and there's always lots to learn at our libraries and museums. With an assortment of recreation facilities, multi-use trails and green spaces along with engaging local culture and art - there's an experience waiting for you.

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre | Alberta Health Services

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre No. of Inpatient Beds: 222 No. of Surgical Beds: 72 No. of Intensive Care Beds: 18 No. of Labor & Delivery Beds: 33 No. of Day Surgery Beds: 31 Hospital Statistics: Deliveries: 2500 p/yr Radiology Services: Diagnostic Imaging Ultrasound Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Laboratory Hours of Operation: 24 hrs Kidney Dialysis Unit on Site: Yes Cancer Treatment Services Available on Site: Yes

Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid and relevant license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, or a valid Notification of Eligibility Letter from the CPSA.

Required Additional Desired Competencies

  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) of independent practice where the physician has been the Most Responsible Physician for a wide range of patients.
  • Experience within the past 24 months being responsible for after hours inpatient care.


  • Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC) 



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