Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the University of Calgary invite applications and nominations for the joint position of Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH), Obstetrics & Gynecology, Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services and Head, Department of Obstetrics Cumming School of Medicine (CSM). As the most senior leader in Obstetrics & Gynecology in the Calgary Zone and the academic department, this is a key leadership position within AHS and the CSM.
AHS is Canadas first and largest province-wide fully integrated health system. Universities in Alberta are major partners of AHS. The ZCDH will work collaboratively in a dyad leadership model with the Executive Director/Senior Operating Officer for AHS Administration to lead and participate in the development of system wide clinical services. This will service a large and diverse population that incorporates the rapidly growing urban centre of Calgary, as well as surrounding communities in southern Alberta.
The ZCDH fulfills the duties and responsibilities assigned by the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules as they pertain to the Calgary Zone Clinical Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The ZCDH will maintain and recruit an appropriately trained physician workforce, ensure high standards of clinical care and ethical conduct of the medical staff, foster maintenance of competence and promote a learning environment for physicians, students, staff and researchers within the Zone. Furthermore, the ZCDH will participate in strategic planning for Obstetrics & Gynecology in both the clinical and academic context in conjunction with AHS.
The ZCDH reports to the Calgary Zone Medical Director. All other Calgary Zone medical leaders and physicians in Obstetrics & Gynecology report to this position. The Academic Department Head reports to the Dean, CSM.
AHS and the CSM seek to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to creating the future of health. We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported.
AHS is a consolidated health system in Alberta. The Calgary Zone includes the City of Calgary, and a large surrounding suburban and rural geographical area which provides health services for a population of 1.4 million.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents such as publications):
Cover letter and curriculum vitae
Statement of research interests
Statement of administrative philosophy and academic goals
Names and contact information of three (3) references
Questions regarding this opportunity should be addressed to Dr. Laurie-Ann Baker,
Application deadline: October 31, 2022
AHS and the University of Calgary recognize that candidates have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged but not required to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions to allow for a fair assessment of their application. Selection committees have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of career interruptions, when assessing the candidates research productivity.
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.
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.
About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canadas leading next-generation university a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nations most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canadas top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the University of Calgary invite applications and nominations for the joint position of Zone Clinical Department We are searching for an outstanding leader to be the joint ZCDH, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and the Universitys Department Head of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Qualifications include an MD, eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta, and certification in Obstetrics & Gynecology. The selected candidate must have a strong academic background with academic qualifications commensurate with an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or above as well as demonstrated research and educational achievements, proven administrative ability (with a minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience) and clinical skills. A proven track record in equity, diversity and inclusion and staff wellness should be evident. Strong communication skills are paramount.
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.
- Position Classification: Part-time
- FTE: 0.6
- Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: No
- Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see www.albertadoctors.org .
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About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.
- Posting Date: Sep 27, 2022
- Closing Date: Oct 31, 2022
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