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.

Fraser Health Authority (FHA) and the Mental Health and Substance Use Program are seeking a psychiatrist. This position involves a combination of Inpatient Psychiatry at Chilliwack General Hospital and Community Psychiatry in the Chilliwack, Agassiz, and Hope Communities, with a primary focus on adult psychiatry.

As a member of multidisciplinary teams across all sites, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality care to general psychiatric patients. Your duties will include assessment, treatment, and consultation, as well as conducting family meetings, participating in case conferences, facilitating discharge planning, and collaborating with other physicians and multidisciplinary teams. Additionally, you will play a key role in promoting continuity of care by fostering positive working relationships with all involved in patient care and advocating for the psychiatric needs of individual patients. Responsibilities also include participation in the ECT and on-call rotation.

The successful candidate will also contribute to the medical education program for University of British Columbia (UBC) undergraduate and postgraduate trainees. Upon receiving a CPSBC license, arrangements will be made to apply for a clinical appointment with the Department of Psychiatry, UBC.

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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