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Deputy Zone Clinical Department Head (DZCDH), Anesthesiology – Quality, 1222EDMpcc90261 Part-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   9 views
Job Details


The Deputy Zone Clinical Department Head for Quality will integrate site-based quality assessment and initiatives into the broader zone quality structure and the provincial surgical quality processes.

Reporting to the ZCDH, Anesthesiology they will Chair the Anesthesia Zone Quality Committee made up of the quality representatives from each site in the zone. Here they will coordinate building a minimum standard of reporting within the zone and the selection of zone-wide initiatives. They will be responsible for developing the Zone Anesthesia Quality road-map and reporting the current status of the same

The Deputy ZCDH- for quality will also Chair the Anesthesia Zone QAR committee identifying systemic concerns that will be reported into the Zone QAR process. They will lead improvement initiatives in both clinical practice and drug management and will liaise with zone pharmacy to manage drug related shortages and substitutions and provide a point of contact for pharmacy services and anesthesiologists when concerns arise.

This position will ensure physician involvement in, and promotion of, quality assurance initiatives, both site specific and department wide and liaise with physician representatives from other Departments and sites on issues relating to the quality process or care of patients across the zone.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, conflict resolution and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be an inclusive and visionary leader with significant experience in medical leadership and is considered a strong clinician by peers.

The successful candidate will possess superior interpersonal skills, have demonstrated supervisory experience and be an excellent clinician with the respect of their peers.

Candidates must possess a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPSC) fellowship, or equivalent designation, 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. Candidates should have evidence of formal administrative education and training.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.2
  • Department: Anesthesiology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
  • Community Info:
  • Posting Date: Dec 19, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
Company Description
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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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