Vancouver: Position as a Psychiatrist open in a GP owned clinic

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Summary: The psychiatrist who will be selected for this position will provide an innovative and comprehensive array of psychiatric assessments, treatment, and rehabilitation services to support the recovery and rehabilitation of these individuals so that they can function in the community.

Vancouver is one of the best-known cities in the world. The standard of living is excellent and we have a rare opening for a psychiatrist to join this well-respected practices. True coastal living offers mountain sports, sailing, cycling, hiking, tennis and outdoor cafes.

Your role:

Our client has engaged to recruit a psychiatrist with good experience in the assessment and management of patients with mental health issues to effectively manage patients through their recovery and rehabilitation.

You will use your extensive hands-on experience and background to further the mental health of this population which has a large variety of issues, such as PTSD and ADHD. Some will have dual diagnoses.

Patients are referred to you by four general practitioners working in the clinic and from a large geographical area, including Greater Vancouver. The local health authority may also refer patients. You can decide on the referrals that you wish to treat.

As the successful applicant, you will have experience and comfort working with a wide range of psychiatric conditions including severe and persistent mental illness, high levels of comorbidity, mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and general health problems.

Characteristics of the patients include unstable housing and/or relationships, difficulties with activities of daily living, high risk for co-occurring medical conditions and substance use, refractory treatment history, and risk of causing harm to self or others.

The psychiatrist in our client’s clinical setting will approach care by:

• Having a recovery-oriented approach

• Providing culturally safe and responsive care for Indigenous patients

• Including families whenever possible

• Employing the principles of community-based psychiatric care

The clinic is on street level, in an urban high traffic area with secure physician parking stalls. The convenient location provides public transit directly to the clinic for patient ease.

Compensation: This is a fee-for-service model of compensation like most positions in Canada. Your gross billings should exceed £210,000.

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Mandatory: Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) or equivalent in Ireland, Australia, USA or Canada.

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