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.

The Psychiatry department is seeking an Adult Psychiatrist to join their multidisciplinary team of Psychiatrists. As a member of a multidisciplinary team, you will be based at the Peace Arch Hospital Campus.

As a qualified or eligible Psychiatrist, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality care to patients with acquired brain injuries, as well as older adult patients served by the Fraser Health Mental Health team, within the interdisciplinary framework. This role involves collaborating with psychiatrists at the mental health center, actively engaging in outreach to patients' residences, and providing consultation to Assisted Living and Long-Term Care facilities in collaboration with patients' attending physicians.

Your duties will encompass various services including assessment, outpatient treatment, consultation, conducting family meetings, organizing case conferences, discharge planning, and educating geriatric psychiatry residents and medical students.

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

Participation in the ECT roster and on-call duties is mandatory.

Compensation will be a combination of sessional work and fee-for-service work, totaling 1.0 FTE. Additionally, you will receive your share of MOCAP on-call Psychiatry group payments.

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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