Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone invites applications for the role of Facility Section Head, Newborn Health, Grey Nuns Community Hospital (GNCH).
This 0.07 FTE position governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports to the Zone Section Chief,
Newborn Health. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that standards of care are being met in the department and that support for research and teaching is available.
This position provides input into the development of policies and criteria for procedures as it relates to Newborn Health as well as reviewing and recommending privileges for physicians and evaluating the performance of medical staff working within the Department.
The position has an expected start date of approximately July 1st, 2022 and an expected term of 3 years.
To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest online through the doctorjobsalberta.com posting as well as a separate copy to Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum c/o
Anica Petrusevska at Anica.Petrusevska@ahs.ca
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.
Deadline for submission of applications is 30 days; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.
COVID-19 Immunization:Please provide proof of full immunization against COVID-19 in compliance with AHSs COVID Immunization Policy.Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine.See ourFrequently Asked Questionsfor additional information.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, conflict resolution and a passion for quality and patient safety. S/he 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 his/her peers. The successful candidate also will be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Clinical Section of Newborn Health, within the Department of Pediatrics.
Candidates must be Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)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.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Child Health
- Specialty: Pediatrics
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
- Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
- Closing Date: May 7, 2022
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