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Section Chief - Maternal Newborn Care Part-time Job

3 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   10 views
Job Details

This position is in Calgary, Alberta.


In conjunction with site chiefs, develop strategic plans for the Department of Family Medicine (DFM) Maternal Newborn Care Section including quality, recruitment/retention and communication tools.

Develop new service delivery models for obstetrical care. This work may include collaboration with Primary Care Networks (PCNs).

Review and monitor Departmental obstetrical data and respond as required.

As a member of the DFM Executive Committee, provide direction regarding obstetrical/newborn issues and input into departmental goals and objectives.

Lead and support quality improvement, assurance and safety initiatives.

Act as chairperson for the DFM Maternal Newborn Care Section meetings.


Provide support to site chiefs as required.

Work together with site chiefs to ensure investigations and responses to Patient Concerns are completed in a timely and appropriate manner.

Work together with site chiefs to ensure Periodic Reviews for Section members are completed in a timely and appropriate manner.

In collaboration with the ZCDH, complete annual site chief reviews.

Provide support with Connect Care

Calgary Zone

Collaborate with the AHS Calgary Zone Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and with the Midwifery Program as appropriate to plan and deliver a high standard of obstetrical and newborn care.

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, 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.


Obtain/maintain an appointment with AHS Calgary Zone

Hold Canadian College of Family Physicians certification (CCFP)

Currently provide obstetrical care in an acute care setting

Be an active participant in the MORE Program

Independent Contractor status

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: 0.3
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: May 25, 2023
  • 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.