The Victoria Department of Psychiatry are looking for a General Psychiatrist to provide part-time services at the new Complex Care Housing (CCH) Team in Victoria. The patient population includes adults either experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity. Major goals of service include psychiatric and medical stabilization and supporting individuals to maintain housing.
The successful candidate will provide psychiatric services within a community based outreach team, in collaboration with other physicians and health professionals, including, but not limited to addiction medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, case managers and nurses. The physician will be a member of and work collaboratively with other members of the CCH team, as well as with with internal Island Health partners and collaborate with community based external agencies and stakeholders.
Services to be provided include: psychiatric assessment, case formulation, and medication management to patients with a full range of psychiatric disorders and comorbidities, including severe substance use disorders.
Services are to be provided on-site in Island Health and community and housing facilities, as well as by virtual care formats.
Participation in the South Island General Psychiatry call rotation is a requirement of this position.
Involvement in the Island Medical Program undergraduate and postgraduate teaching program is encouraged. A University of BC affiliated appointment and membership in the Division of General Psychiatry is available.
As soon as possible.
Furnished office, computer, and administrative support provided.
Part-time positions can be combined with other available part-time positions to create a rewarding and diverse full-time Psychiatry practice.
Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic capital, is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, this is an ideal place to pursue your medical career and create the kind of lifestyle only dreamt about. Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding to golf, and world-class fishing. With Victoria’s temperate climate, its rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, it provides the very best of urban and rural living.
Royal Jubilee Hospital
FRCPC Eligible (mandatory)
Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC
Interest and advanced training in Addictions Psychiatry would be valuable in this role.