Psychiatrist - AMHSP Education Leader (23-EMHC-PSY-AMHSP-20)

MED0001TB Requisition #


Alberta Health Services Department of Addictions & Mental Health, in partnership with the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, and Department of Psychiatry, is inviting applications from psychiatrists to work as a primary clinician educator and some psychiatric clinical work with adult or child-adolescent community mental health on a multi-disciplinary team. Our multi-disciplinary teams consisting of psychiatry, nursing, psychology, occupational therapy, social work, education, speech-language pathology provide assistance for more than 1.4 million people in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region.


The key area of strategic value would be a Clinician Educator with experience in psychiatry residency program leadership. They will be granted a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta. The projected time for this Clinical Educator role can be from 0.3 to 0.6 FTE, which is negotiable.


Adult psychiatry community mental health teams are diverse with numerous options that include working in urgent and intensive psychiatric care at Access 24/7, general adult mental health clinics with multi-disciplinary teams, assertive community treatment, youth and young adult mental health, supportive living homes, addiction medicine, and in shared care models with primary care. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry positions include tertiary-level psychiatric consultations to children and youth who are triaged into the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Neuropsychiatry and Specialty Clinics, at the East Edmonton Mental Health Clinic, or suburban Child and Adolescent mental health clinics.


Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry and preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She/he must also be licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.



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 Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and


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 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.

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