Psychiatrist - Geriatric

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As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be based in White Rock BC, you will provide service to Oceanside Tertiary Older Adult facility and Peace Arch Hospital as well as ER on-call and ECT on call ROTA at Peace Arch Hospital.

As qualified or /eligible Psychiatrist you are required to provide a high standard of care to patients with acquired brain injury in addition to older adult patients served by Fraser Health Geriatric Mental Health team as part of the interdisciplinary team. This position includes Consulting along with Geriatric psychiatrists at the mental health centre, in active outreach to patients’ residence, consulting to Assisting living and long term care facilities in collaborative model with patient’s attending physicians.

Services include assessment, outpatient treatment and consultation, family meetings, case conferences, discharge planning, teaching geriatric psychiatry residents and the medical students.

The psychiatrist will also promote continuity of care by maintaining good working relationships with all those providing care and services and advocating for the psychiatric needs of individual patients.

Participation in ECT roster and the ER on-call roster is mandatory.

Facility: Peace Arch Hospital

Peace Arch Hospital is a 171-bed hospital in White Rock, BC, offering medical, surgical, acute geriatric, obstetrics, palliative, psychiatric and telemetry services as well as 24/7 emergency services with after-hours emergency surgery with 53,194 visits annually.

Emergency Department Expansion and Upgrades

Peace Arch Hospital has completed an Emergency Department expansion and upgrades project that includes five upgraded perioperative suites (operating rooms), and a new Medical Device Reprocessing department.  

Full/Part Time/Locum/Temporary: Full Time | Locum | Temporary

Qualifications:

  • CPSBC Full
  • CPSBC Provisional
  • CMPA
  • CPSBC Eligible for Full License

Compensation:

  • Combination of Alternative Payment Plan & Fee For Service