Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist – Misericordia Community Hospital

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Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, invites applications for the position of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta.

Covenant is Canada’s largest Catholic provider of health care, with 26 Catholic facilities in 15 communities across Alberta. As a major provider in Alberta’s integrated health system, the Covenant family (Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living) works with Alberta Health Services and community partners to positively influence the health of Albertans through a broad range of programs and services in our hospitals, health centres and continuing care centres.

In collaboration with their colleagues, the successful candidate will be part of comprehensive hospital based care at the Misericordia Community Hospital site and will be part of a multi-disciplinary pediatric behavioral services clinic which includes psychologists, child mental health therapists, pediatric neurodevelopmental specialists and community pediatricians. This position participates in the program’s on-call schedule.


The successful candidate will have an MD and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. Candidates must also be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry, preferably have subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and experience and interest in working with youth in a multidisciplinary and collaborative setting.

The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.


Remuneration is based on a fee-for service basis and is highly competitive with other North American jurisdictions.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested persons who meet the above qualifications should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Robert Moriartey - Misericordia Community Hospital

Covenant Health

E-mail: [email protected]

Applications will begin being reviewed on June 6, 2018.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health can be found at and

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. The University of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, and Covenant Health 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 individuals, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Indigenous persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

20 February 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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