LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY: SECTION HEAD OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
The Department of Medicine (DOM) at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone invites applications for a full-time sub-specialist in Gastroenterology to lead the Section/Division of GI & Hepatology. The position is accountable to provide effective direction and scholarly support for patient care, quality improvement (QI), research, and education within the Section/Division and Calgary Zone.
The role requires a commitment to the Section/Division of GI & Hepatology over other activities and responsibilities. A suitable candidate will offer a vision for developing and implementing innovative clinical services focused on improving the care for the growing population of patients with GI and liver related issues across the province, as well as enhancing the Research, Medical Education and QI mandate of the Section/Division.
Essential qualities include strong communication and interpersonal skills, experience with change management, and an ability to engage stakeholders and make decisions in a transparent manner. Demonstrated skills in team building, collaboration, mentorship, sponsorship and conflict resolution are required. The successful candidate will be expected to lead in the promotion of equity and diversity within the Section/Division.
The successful candidate should have evidence of strong clinical acumen, leadership and scholarly productivity in the areas of research, medical education, QI/safety and/or health policy. A successful track record in teaching is desirable.