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Medical Leader - SHC Surgery Site Chief Part-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   13 views
Job Details


January 1, 2023 December 31, 2027 (Five Years)

This leadership position is open to surgeons currently working at the South Health Campus. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an interest in surgical leadership and will have a respected profile in the physician community. They will have effective communication skills and a track record of engaging their team members. They will have demonstrated success in areas of clinical practice and either education, research, quality improvement or leadership.

Overview and Reporting
The Surgery Site Chief plays an important role in supporting the mission of the Department of Surgery.

The Surgery Site Chief is responsible for daily operational issues and matters pertaining to the operating rooms at the designated site.

The Surgery Site Chief will report to the Zone Clinical Department Head of Surgery and will advise this leader and the Site leadership (Facility Medical Director and Senior Operating Officer or their designates) regarding surgical issues related to patient volume, patient acuity, patient safety, resources, or infrastructure.

Committees and Representation

Chair of the Sites Operating Room or Surgical Services committee.

Surgery representative of the Site on the Department of Surgery executive committee.

Surgery representative of the Site at the Department of Surgery annual retreat.

Surgery representative on Site ad hoc committees related to site physical planning, workforce planning, disaster planning, or other issues related to site resource utilization.

Duties and Responsibilities

They will work collaboratively with the Department of Surgery Site Section Leads, leaders from other Surgical Departments, site Anesthesia leaders, Operating Room and Post Anesthetic Care Unit Nursing leaders, leaders in related health disciplines, and site leadership.

They will be responsible for the implementation and follow-up of action items from the Sites Operating Room or Surgical Services committee.

They will collaborate with other Calgary zone leaders to develop, implement and evaluate new and innovative models of care that support more efficient utilization of O.R. resources, or improved service delivery, or improved patient satisfaction.

They will support activities of the site and zone quality assurance committees and any applicable safety initiatives.

They will support quality improvement initiatives and participate in site and Department of Surgery initiatives arising from NSQIP data.

They will support activities of research and education arising from the offices of the Department of Surgery.

They will work with site leadership and section leadership regarding recruitment and workforce plans. They will support the onboarding and orientation of new surgeons to their site.

They will work with site leadership and Department of Surgery section leadership to address concerns that arise regarding surgeon behavior.

This leadership position is supported by a 0.5 administrative assistant in the Department of Surgery

Estimated FTE requirement between 0.2 0.25
$50,000 per annum

Please send your letter of intent, curriculum vitae and names of three referees to Elaine Campbell at

October 7, 2022

For questions regarding this leadership position, please contact Dr. Marcia Clark, Deputy Department Head or Dr. Frankie Fraulin, Deputy Department Head

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.


Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (RCPSC)
Active Surgeon at South Health Campus, Calgary Zone - AHS

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.2
  • Department: Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Estimated FTE requirement between 0.2 0.25$50,000 per annum
  • Posting Date: Sep 19, 2022
  • Closing Date: Oct 7, 2022
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.