Alberta Health Services (AHS), South Zone, invites applications for the role of Zone Clinical Department Section Chief, Family Medicine, Low Risk Obstetrics and Newborn Care at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital (MHRH).
This 0.10 FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH) Family Medicine, Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.
The Zone Clinical Department Section Chief, Family Medicine, Low Risk Obstetrics and Newborn Care has primary responsibility for the effective and efficient functioning of the section of Low Risk Obstetrics and Newborn Care within the Department of Family Medicine, and is an important contributor in all Zone planning and strategies.
Other major accountabilities include:
Developing and maintaining a functional departmental leadership structure capable of carrying out the mandate and roles of the section of Low Risk Obstetrics and Newborn Care within the Department of Family Medicine;
Management of physician resources;
Liaison: establish and maintain effective communication with site department members, other members of medical staff as needed; and site department management and AHS operational leads;
Resource Utilization and Infrastructure.
Additional Notes About Medicine Hat
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, conflict resolution and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be an inclusive and visionary leader and is considered a strong clinician by peers.
The successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal skills and be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Section of Low Risk Obstetrics and Newborn Care, within the Department of Family Medicine.
Candidates must possess Certification with The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or other relevant certification/specialization, 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.
Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
For more information on the role of Zone Clinical Department Section Chief, Family Medicine, Low Risk Obstetrics and Newborn Care for the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, please contact Dr. Josh Foley, Family Medicine Zone Clinical Department Head Co-Lead, MHRH at Josh.Foley@ahs.ca
To apply, please submit a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to this posting via doctorjobsalberta.com or by email to SZ.PhysicianRecruitment@ahs.ca
* If applying to the position online, you are not required to include a Letter of Eligibility from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) with your CV; however, the successful candidate will be required to have/obtain a medical license from the CPSA.
We thank all applicants for their interest; only those individuals 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 10 days; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.
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.