General Adult Psychiatrist - MCH

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Psychiatrist – General | Adult

Misericordia Community Hospital


Covenant Health, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, invites applications for a Psychiatrist to join the Department of Addictions & Mental Health 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 deliver inpatient care and consultation services to hospital patients. This position participates in the program’s on-call in-patient schedule while maintaining a community-based practice. Remuneration is based on a fee-for service basis and is highly competitive with other North American jurisdictions.

The successful candidate will have an MD and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Alberta. Certification in Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) in Psychiatry are required.

The successful applicant will be required to participate in the teaching program and will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. An interest in participating in various hospital committees, sharing in some hospital administrative duties, and participating in departmental grand rounds is also an expectation.

This position will not support a practice readiness assessment.


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

Recruiter Contact:

Interested applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names & contact information of three references to:

Dr. Jason Long
Facility Chief, Addictions & Mental Health

Misericordia Community Hospital, Covenant Health

Applications will begin being reviewed on April 10, 2020; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Details about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 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 women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

27 March 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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