FULL TIME ADULT PSYCHIATRIST FOR SURREY MHSU URGENT CARE CENTRE (UCRC) AND INTENSIVE TERTIARY REHABILITATION (ITR) UNIT AT THE TIMBER CREEK TERTIARY CARE FACILITY
Start Date July 01, 2019
The UCRC component requires a 0.5 commitment (two to three 8 hour shifts per week) including some weekends. The Intensive Tertiary Rehabilitation (ITR) Unit component will require a 0.5 commitment. Participation in the on-call rota is mandatory.
Fraser Health Authority (FHA) is seeking a psychiatrist to work in the new MHSU Urgent Care Centre (UCRC) on the Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) campus of care. This will be a joint position with the Intensive Tertiary Rehabilitation (ITR) Unit in Timber Creek Tertiary Care Facility co-located on the SMH campus. The UCRC component requires a 0.5 commitment (two to three 8 hour shifts per week) including some weekends. The Intensive Tertiary Rehabilitation (ITR) Unit component will require a 0.5 commitment. Clinical Responsibilities Urgent Care Response Centre (UCRC): In alignment with BC Ministry of Health and FHA priorities, the MHSU program has designed a service to provide easy and timely access to personalized, coordinated care for clients in crisis. The model of care involves an interdisciplinary team of health care providers with a consistent approach that focuses on crisis management, connection to services and communication with community care providers. The UCRC will be providing services to persons in crisis who walk in to the clinic, are referred by their primary care providers, diverted from the emergency department, or brought by EHS or Police after a call-ahead check in to ensure suitability. The UCRC hours of operation are from 0730 to 2330 daily. This is an exciting opportunity for psychiatrists to join a multidisciplinary team to support complex, marginalized individuals with significant mental health and substance use issues. In addition to providing consultations to patients, crisis management, connection to services and referrals with warm hand overs for ongoing care, physicians will be providing OAT starts and clinical support to the Substance Access Team (enhanced access to substance use support and services). Ongoing mentorship and support will be available from FH Addiction Medicine Physicians. Timber Creek Tertiary Mental Health Program: Inpatient mental health program for adults with serious, complex, and persistent mental illness who need intensive and highly specialized treatment and support. Services provided by assessment and treatment unit, psychiatric intensive care unit, and intensive tertiary rehabilitation unit. Average length of stay is six to 24 months.
On-Call/After Hour Requirements
Participation in the on-call rota is mandatory.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience adult psychiatry
• Additional training in tertiary psychiatry will be an asset
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with physicians, staff and community
• Eligible for Medical Licensure in the province of BC
• CMPA coverage
• FRCPC (eligible)
Surrey Memorial Hospital is the largest of three regional hospitals in Fraser Health’s integrated network of care, providing primary, secondary, and tertiary services, including 24/7 emergency
As a regional hospital for Fraser Health, as well as the home hospital for one of BC’s fastest growing communities, Surrey Memorial Hospital is the second largest hospital in the province with the province's busiest Emergency Department. Surrey Memorial Hospital provides specialized care to people from across Fraser Health, not only to residents of Surrey.
Combination Fee for Service and APP sessions when FFS is not applicable. Remuneration for the UCRC component will be discussed at the time of the interview.
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