MED0001DV Requisition #


Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, is inviting applications from Adult Psychiatrists to take on the role of Psychiatrist in the Emergency Department of the University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) in the Department of Addictions and Mental Health.

Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only province-wide health service provider, providing care for more than 3 million people.  .  Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of nursing, psychiatry, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, and speech language pathology provide education and assistance for more than 1.2 million people in Edmonton and surrounding areas.

The posted position is seeking an urgent Locum Psychiatrist (July 1 - Dec 31, 2023) to complement ER Psychiatrists as part of strategies to address incredibly high EIP volumes, patient flow issues and pressures from the Site to shorten Time To Consultation in ER.


The candidate will be expected to be involved in AHS and the University of Alberta program development initiatives and will be required to fully utilize AHS IT systems and processes including ConnectCare.

Remuneration will be based on fee-for-service billings.



The competition will remain open until the position is filled.  Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should apply through the Dr. Jobs site and forward 1) their curriculum vitae, and 2) the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Chantal Moreau, Facilty Site Chief, Addiction and Mental Health, UAH   email c/o: anne-marie.pedersen@albertahealthservices.ca



Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Psychiatry, can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.med.ualberta.ca.  Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health, and the University of Alberta hire 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 Aboriginal persons



The successful candidate will have an MD and must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry, for licensure in the province of Alberta.

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