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Facility Medical Director, Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH), 2209EDMpcc90113 Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   11 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services, is inviting applications from Physicians who are interested in taking on the position of Facility Medical Director, Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH).

This 0.70 FTE position reports directly to the Edmonton Zone Medical Director and is the most senior site medical administrative leader at RAH. The Facility Medical Director, Royal Alexandra Hospital, works collaboratively with the RAH Senior Operational Officer as dyad partner, and also with clinical and operational leaders to provide clinical oversight for the RAH site. Utilizing the AHS dyad model, the Facility Medical Director and the Senior Operating Officer of the RAH will maintain a close working relationship and will be jointly accountable to provide integrated leadership for the RAH site.

This position is accountable for, but not limited to, providing senior medical leadership support for the Department Facility Chiefs within their portfolio; the resolution of physician-related and clinical-operational matters; providing clinical leadership, consultation, support, and coaching to the site medical staff; monitoring clinical practice and medical staff in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules; and advocating for the provision of overall quality, patient safety, and patient care. This position is also responsible for recruitment and performance management of Department Facility Chiefs at the RAH, in collaboration with Zone Clinical Department Heads.


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

Candidates must be Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or 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. Candidates should have evidence of formal administrative education and training.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest online through the posting.

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

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.7
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
  • Community Info:

    The Royal Alexandra Hospital is one of Edmontons largest and longest serving hospitals, offering general and specialized medical and surgical health services, and features one of Canadas busiest emergency departments. Located in the heart of the City of Edmonton, the Royal Alexandra Hospital provides a wide variety of health services to a socially diverse group of people, including many populations who are vulnerable to poor health outcomes. While the majority of the patients cared for at the RAH reside within Edmonton and surrounding area, almost 20% of patient care visits to the RAH reside outside the Edmonton Zone. The hospital operates 850+ beds and cares for almost half a million patients annually.

  • Posting Date: Sep 20, 2022
  • Closing Date: Oct 18, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.