Job title: Psychiatrist – Centre for Emotions & Health/Adult Community Mental Health Team (CMHT)

Company: IWK Health Centre

Job description: Requisition ID: 168882

Opportunity Type: Permanent

Victim Services Worker

Estimated Annual Salary: 350,000 – 400,000

Type of Remuneration: Other

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs:

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About the Opportunity

The Department of Psychiatry of Dalhousie University and NSH, Central Zone, has an excellent opportunity for a Psychiatrist to work within the Centre for Emotions and Health Clinic at Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building and the Adult Community Mental Health Team.

The clinical component of this position involves seeing patients with functional somatic disorders using the intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy model of assessment and treatment. The treatment is currently limited to 20 sessions.

There are some teaching opportunities, and a limited amount of time for research.


The requirements of this position include:

– You must be licensable to practice in the province of Nova Scotia

– You must have some education and skill in the use of a form of short-term psychotherapy

– You must be comfortable to work with patients who have high anxiety and somatic symptom presentations

– You must be comfortable with videotape case review and providing feedback to peers

Community Details

This is a 1.0 FTE position, starting as soon as possible. The position reports to Dr. Mahmoud Awara, Head, Section of Community Psychiatry

Apply to: Janet Bardon, Physician Resource Manager

8th Floor, Abbie J. Lane 902.473.8334 hrpsych@dal.ca

Physicians in Nova Scotia provide fulfilling patient care which embraces family life, professional development and community involvement. That’s what makes practicing medicine in Nova Scotia unique. Physicians are increasingly attracted to practices that offer team-based care to their patients and allow them to consult with their peers. The size and scale of Nova Scotia allows for better connections across the health care system. Your practice of medicine and your life is richer here. Nova Scotia is more than medicine.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

Location: Halifax, NS

Job date: Fri, 10 Nov 2023 23:22:36 GMT