Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Adult

Role and Facility Information

Fraser Health (FH) is the heart of health care for nearly two million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.

Our hospital and community-based services are delivered by a team of 45,000+ staff, medical staff and volunteers dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities.

This position is entirely virtual.

Fraser Health is embracing virtual methods to enhance patient care!

The Virtual Hospital program represents a novel approach to delivering acute Mental Health and Substance Use care to clients across the Fraser Health Region. This innovative program offers the opportunity to work within a team-based, inter-professional care environment. Care is administered to acute patients directly in their homes and through virtual channels.

As a qualified or eligible Psychiatrist, you will be tasked with delivering top-tier care to adult patients served by Fraser Health, as part of an interdisciplinary team. Your responsibilities will include consulting at the new virtual hospital, actively engaging in outreach to patients' residences, providing consultation to Assisted Living and long-term care facilities in collaboration with patients' attending physicians, and engaging in consultation liaison within MHSU.

Services encompass assessment, outpatient treatment and consultation, conducting family meetings, organizing case conferences, discharge planning, and educating psychiatry residents and medical students.

Furthermore, you will play a crucial role in ensuring continuity of care by fostering positive working relationships with all involved in patient care and advocating for the psychiatric needs of individual patients.

If you have questions or are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Physician Recruitment at medicalstaffrecruitment@fraserhealth.ca.

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