Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone invites applications for the role of Zone Section Chief, Surgical Hospital Medicine, Family Medicine.
This 0.2FTE position governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports to the Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH), Family Medicine.
The Section Chief, Surgical Hospital Medicine, is a leadership role contributing guidance and advice for strategic planning, program development and quality care for patients receiving clinical care through the Section ofSurgical Hospital Medicine. This medical-administrative leader will work with both the Surgery and Family Medicine leadership teams contributing expert guidance and advice to matters within the Department of Family Medicine; and conducting rigorous performance management and quality improvement.
This leadership position is accountable for ensuring effective support at the site level for clinical service delivery, teaching and research, patient safety, quality management and more. The role will also support recruitment and retention of physicians to the section, and liaise with Zone Councils and other site medical leaders.
This position has an expected start date of June 2022 and an expected term length of 1 year, renewable.
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 Department of Family Medicine.
Candidates must possess Certification in the College of Family Physicians (CCFP), 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.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- FTE: 0.2
- Department: Family Medicine
- Specialty: Medical Leadership
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
- Posting Date: May 16, 2022
- Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.