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Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH), Family Medicine, 0623EDMpcc00197 Part-time Job

3 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   19 views
Job Details


Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone, invites applications for the role of Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH), Family Medicine.

This 0.50 FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Associate Zone Medical Director (AZMD), Primary Care, Continuing Care, Community Care and Suburban Hospitals.

This position provides input into developing policies and criteria for procedures related to Family Medicine and reviewing and recommending privileges for family physicians working within the Zone.

The ZCDH for Family Medicine is a Senior Medical Leadership role in the Edmonton Zone; providing leadership support to the AZMD, supporting the vision of the Vice President and ZMD; contributing expert guidance and advice to matters within the Zone Clinical Department; and conducting rigorous performance management and quality improvement.

Programs/Sections within the Zone Clinical Department reporting to the ZCDH are:

  • Continuing Care and Seniors Health
  • Primary Care Obstetrics
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Academic Family Medicine
  • Community Family Medicine
  • Indigenous Health
  • Co-managed Surgical Care

This role has an expected start date of Aug 1st, 2023 and an expected term of 3 years.


The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, physician and stakeholder engagement, and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be an inclusive and visionary leader, possess experience in medical leadership, and be considered a strong clinician by their peers. The successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal skills and have demonstrated supervisory or management experience.

Candidates must be College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) 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.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interestonline through the posting as well as a separate copy to:
Dr. Nadia Salvaterra
Associate Zone Medical Director, Primary Care, Continuing Care, Community Care and Suburban Hospitals

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those 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.

Additional Information
  • FTE: 0.5
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
  • Posting Date: Jun 8, 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.