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Zone Clinical Section Chief (ZCSC), Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 2211EDMpcc00101 Part-time Job

9 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   13 views
Job Details


The Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone, invites applications for the dual appointed roles of Divisional Director (Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry), and Zone Section Chief (Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery).

The Division and Zone Clinical Section of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery in Edmonton, Alberta, is composed of 28 clinicians and faculty members renowned for innovative clinical care, research, teaching and global health initiatives. These activities take place on the campus of the University of Alberta, and at Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health sites.

The position requires an individual with a strong reputation for leadership who will lead with excellence within the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services. The Divisional Director reports to the Chair, Department of Surgery, and is a complex and demanding role of providing the management and leadership necessary to promote successful academic endeavours through collaborative work with senior leadership. Responsibilities will include leadership support to the Chair in areas such as strategic planning and administration, academic and clinical programming, and fostering internal and external divisional and zone relationships. The Divisional Director is a part-time role and will comprise an administrative portion of assigned duties.

The Zone Section Chief provides leadership support to the Zone Clinical Department Head, the Facility Site Section Chiefs, the Section Leads, Facility Medical Directors, senior leaders and allied professionals in order to ensure appropriate and quality care through the efficient use of resources and will be responsible for the development of quality and safety initiatives.

Together, the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are one of Canadas leading Academic Health Sciences Centres in one of the largest integrated health delivery regions in the world and share the common values of equity, diversity and inclusivity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women, First Nations, Mtis and Inuit persons, members of visible minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression, and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services to apply.


The successful applicant must be an Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeon eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta, who is recognized for his or her clinical acumen and dedication to quality care as well as scholarly accomplishment in research and education. Preference will be given to individuals with administrative experience in an academic and clinical setting.

Interested applicants should submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and letter of application outlining their areas of educational involvement, research interest and leadership and clinical experience, and share how these experiences will help meet the challenges of academic and clinical leadership. The names of three references should also be forwarded.

Interested individuals are asked to submit their material to

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Part-time
  • FTE: 0.1
  • Department: Surgery
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.
  • Posting Date: Nov 21, 2022
  • 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.