Mental Health and Addictions Program
Eastern Health invites applications for the position of Geriatric Psychiatrist, full time, with the Mental Health and Addictions Program of Eastern Health, with the potential for affiliation with Memorial University of Newfoundland. This position is available effective immediately and is a full time permanent position.
The Physician will join an established group of Geriatric Psychiatrists who work within the multidisciplinary teams of the Mental Health and Addictions Program. This position includes opportunities for:
1. Consultation and collaborative care to Eastern Health affiliated nursing homes.
2. Consultation, collaborative care, and leadership for the Longer Term Residential and Transitional Care Units at Waterford Hospital, with concentration on developing Dementia Care expertise.
3. Outpatient Clinic Capacity, participation in Centralized Intake for Geriatric Psychiatry, including the potential for telepsychiatry.
4. Participation in the General Adult on call system.
Interests in Shared Care, Medical Quality and Efficiency, and Clinical teaching would be assets to the successful applicant.
Normal working hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. On-Call is currently divided amongst a group of approximately 25 physicians on a point equalization system.
There is no overhead, office and administrative support are included. Salary and benefits for this position are to be paid in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement for salaried physicians in Newfoundland and Labrador.
All applicants must be licensed to practice by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador and must be granted privileges by Eastern Regional Health Authority.
For more information regarding Eastern Health and practicing in Newfoundland and Labrador please visit the following websites: www.easternhealth.ca and www.practicenl.ca.
Please send applications with curriculum vitae and names of three references to:
Regional Physician Recruitment Coordinator
Fax # (709) 777-2180