Mount Carmel Clinic is a non-profit community health centre whose purpose is to promote healthy inner-city communities. We are looking for a psychiatrist to work in our integrated, multidisciplinary health and social service workplace. You will provide comprehensive care to clients of Wiisocotatiwin and their families. Wiisocotatiwin – Assertive Community Treatment provides holistic and comprehensive supports to clients with severe and persistent mental health issues who are homeless at the time of intake. 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 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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Please submit resume and cover letter and resume quoting job posting #2019-36 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733
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We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
Mount Carmel Clinic is an Employment Equity Employer.