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Deputy Site Lead

Medical Leader
Part Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2021-10-27  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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This role provides leadership, in collaboration with the Site Lead of the Hospitalist Program at FMC to the members of the Hospitalist Team for professional matters relating to quality medical services including, but not limited to, education, quality improvement, and patient safety and participates in periodic reviews processes applicable to the Hospitalist Program at FMC. This position will also assist with the orientation process of new physicians.

The position also provides essential support to the involvement of the program in Zone Quality Improvement and Patient Safety initiatives, in collaboration with the Site Chief at FMC as well as participates in the investigation, review, and resolution process of patient concerns related to the Hospitalist Service at FMC. Additionally, the position acts as an essential communication channel between physicians, the medical leadership team and operations team.

The Deputy Site Chief is also essential to the coordination of regular monthly Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities for the team members, assists in the coordination of resident rotations and student electives as applicable, and will act in the place of the lead in their absence.

The leader also collaborates with other physician leaders to develop, implement, and evaluate models of medical service care delivery at FMC that are instrumental to the excellence and quality of care delivery.

Time Requirements

· 0.1 FTE (4 hours per week)

· Recent experience providing attending physician care in the Hospitalist Program of the Calgary Zone of Alberta Health Services
· Leadership experience in managing programs an asset
· Excellent communication skills
· Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Time and interest to commit to advancing Family Medicine and acute care service delivery
· There is a strong internal candidate expected to apply
· We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
· Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

To be discussed further.

Dr Sunita Chacko
FMC Site Lead, Medical Inpatient Care
Foothills Medical Centre
Calgary, AB

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to within 10 days of post date

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