Psychiatrist - Locum

Location:Grand Falls-Windsor
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Facility:Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre
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Employer:Central Newfoundland Regional Health CentreLicense:Full or Provisional License



The psychiatrist will report to the Chief of Psychiatry, and as directed, work collaboratively with family physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team. The psychiatrist will work in the capacity of a Rural General Psychiatrist and share work in the region of Central Health with 7 peer psychiatrists. There are 20 inpatient acute care psychiatric beds at this facility, which complement the community based practice. The psychiatrist will share on call duties for the local emergency department and consultation liaison services for non-psychiatric inpatients. If inpatient psychiatric services are required, the physician will facilitate patient stabilization and transport. The physician supports triage, assessment and management ofurgent psychiatric patients including their outpatient follow-up. Available immediately. The successful candidate will be committed to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks, and implementing improvements.


*Eligible for registration and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador

*Satisfy credentialing requirements of Central Health

*A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.

*A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority

Dates:As soon as possible
Hours of Work:75 hours biweekly

Salaried locum rate $1225 per day for 56 days, then $1057.78 per day or Fee-for-Service (as per the Memorandum of Agreement and Department of Health MCP Billing

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Competition number: P-2016000791-CNH

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