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Specialty Psychiatry

Subspecialty Geriatric Psychiatry

Role and Facility Information

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, you will be based in White Rock BC, you will provide service to Oceanside tertiary facility and will work with the Rapid Access Clinic, Urgent Response Center and the Consultation Liaison service at Peace Arch Hospital. ER on-call and ECT on call ROTA at Peace Arch Hospital is required for this position.

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.

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White Rock

White Rock with its sandy beaches, warmest water temperatures on the coast, red brick promenade, waterfront eateries and dramatic sunsets has become known as "The Jewel of British Columbia." Located in the southwest corner of the province, White Rock offers a variety of leisure activities such as swimming, kayaking, windsurfing, crab fishing, sailing, and golfing, or simply strolling along the beach piers. 

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