Opportunity for Psychiatrist

Mount Carmel Clinic (MCC), a cornerstone of Winnipeg’s North End and Point Douglas community located on Treaty One Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Mount Carmel Clinic is currently seeking a Psychiatrist to join our team in providing multi-disciplinary community based care to the clients we serve.

Background

As the longest serving community health center in Canada, Mount Carmel Clinic has a solid history of working to reduce barriers to health care services and continues to provide high quality, safe and equitable care.

Constantly evolving and adapting to best serve our clients and program participants, MCC has grown from a small building to a campus spanning 4 addresses, over 150 employees and 9 funded programs sitting atop our Primary Health Clinic.

Celebrating our diversity, the strengths of our community and our commitment to reconciliation highlight our guiding philosophies;

Pro-Choice

Trauma Informed Care

Social Determinants of Health

Harm Reduction

Cultural Safety

Opportunity

At Mount Carmel Clinic, physicians have the opportunity to work in an environment that promotes a strength-based approach, which focuses on empowering our community members to take a lead in their own health care.

MCC provides access to other pertinent services for physicians’ including nurse-managed care clinics, nurse practitioners, and onsite access to specialty services including; chronic disease management, pediatrics, midwifery, X-ray, lab, chiropractic and dental care, and psychiatry.

On-site childcare services are available from MCC’s Anne Ross Day Nursery to staff and contractors.

Care Model

MCC takes an interdisciplinary team approach in caring for our clients and their families.  Our holistic health group consists of physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, dieticians, social workers, mental health specialists, elders in residence, ceremonial medicine spaces, laboratory, pharmacy, dental clinic and diagnostic imaging services collaborate to meet the unique needs of each of our clients.

We also specifically focus our services to support immigrants and refugees, clients with sexual or reproductive health needs, members of the LGBTQ2S+ community, youth, along with street involved and homeless individuals.

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays 08:45 – 17:00

Tuesdays, Thursdays 08:45 – 20:00 (Teen Clinic)

 

Flexible scheduling options available for a .3 FTE (1.5 days/week)

 

Position Summary

Wiisocotatiwin – Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) provides holistic and comprehensive supports to clients with severe and persistent mental health issues who are homeless at the time of intake.

The Psychiatrist will provide comprehensive care to clients of Wiisocotatiwin and their families. We work from a culturally informed, Housing First and Harm Reduction philosophy that focuses on recovery and growth to primarily indigenous clientele.  We are a multi-disciplinary team of psychiatric nurses, social workers and support workers who provide supports 24/7 through on-site, in home and phone supports.  We believe that recovery and healing are possible for all people through comprehensive, holistic and individualized care planning.

 

Qualifications for Employment

Education

Registered Psychiatrist with a valid license to practice and in good standing with the Doctor’s Manitoba

Must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and reliable means of regular transportation

 

Skills, Expertise and Experience

A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working as a Psychiatrist

Preparing and completing assessments and summaries on behalf of participants for outside agencies and services including the legal system

Experience and training in community psychiatry preferred

 

Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

Analyze and evaluate patient data and test or examination findings to diagnose nature and extent of mental disorder

Diagnosis all new clients and inform the intake process.

Prescribe and direct psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.

 

Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes

 

Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values

 

Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families

 

Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness

 

MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work

 

Communication

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems

Must be available by phone as needed for assistance with medication orders, hospitalizations and crisis response

 

Please contact Rebecca Blaikie – Director, Community Services– rblaikie@mountcarmel.ca 204-589-9421 for more information

 

All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.

 

Mount Carmel Clinic physician contracts incorporate the terms of the current Independent Contractor Agreement between Doctors Manitoba and the Province of Manitoba.