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Deputy Zone Clinical Department Facility Chief (ZCDFC), Family Medicine – Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH), 0623EDMpcc9110 Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   10 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone, invites applications for the role of Deputy Zone Clinical Department Facility Chief (ZCDFC), Family Medicine Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH).

This 0.10 FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH), Family Medicine and the Facility Medical Director (FMD), RAH.

This position is critical in managing family physicians providing hospitalist and post-acute care with our HCT and TU programs at RAH in the Edmonton Zone. The Deputy Facility Chief role is responsible for assisting the Facility Chief with the daily operations of the hospitalist Family Medicine team, ensuring quality and continuous review of performance and other metrics and liaison with other teams across the Zone.

This position also provides input into developing policies related to Family Medicine, reviewing and recommending privileges for physicians at RAH, and evaluating the performance of medical staff working within the Department.

This role is essential to continue the liaison between other teams at the facility level, particularly General Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and the other hospitalist teams in the Zone.

This role has an expected start date of Aug 1st, 2023 and an expected term of 3 years.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, physician and stakeholder engagement, and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be an inclusive and visionary leader, possess experience in medical leadership, and be considered a strong clinician by their peers. The successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal skills and have demonstrated supervisory or management experience.

Candidates must be College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) certified, be eligible to work in Canada, and hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and appointment to the AHS Medical Staff.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest online through the posting as well as a separate copy to
Dr. Nadia Salvaterra
Associate Zone Medical Director (AZMD), Primary Care, Continuing Care, Community Care and Suburban Hospitals

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Deadline for submission of applications is 30 days; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.1
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Posting Date: Jun 30, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
  • Target Start Date: Aug 1, 2023
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
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