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Facility Chief, Family Medicine, Surgical Hospitalist, University of Alberta Hospital (UAH).

Part Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
2021-11-02  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone invites applications for the role of Facility Chief, Family Medicine, Surgical Hospitalist, University of Alberta Hospital (UAH).

This 0.1FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports to the Section Chief, Surgical Hospital Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine, and the Facility Medical Director, UAH. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for the Surgical Hospitalist program at UAH, and is accountable for program review, development and improvement.

This position provides input into the development of policies and criteria for procedures as they relate to Surgical Hospital and Family Medicine, as well as reviewing and recommending privileges for physicians working within the Facility. Other major accountabilities include:

1. Quality Management – ensuring the ongoing monitoring of clinical/medical practice in the Surgical Hospitalist Program at UAH, including ensuring that processes and practices are in place to promote best practice;

2. Resource Management – supporting recruitment and retention of physicians to the Program, scheduling and participating in planning to anticipate future needs;

3. Performance Management – supporting by-laws processes and performance reviews of all physician staff appointed within the Program;

4. Academic Liaison – ensuring support at the site level for medical learner teaching.

This position has an expected start date of January 1, 2022 and an expected term length of 1 year, renewable.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, conflict resolution and a passion for quality and patient safety. S/he will be an inclusive and visionary leader with experience in medical leadership and is considered a strong clinician by peers.

The successful candidate will possess superior interpersonal skills, have demonstrated supervisory experience and be an excellent clinician with the respect of his/her peers. The successful candidate also will be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Department of Family Medicine.

Candidates must be either CCFP or FRCPC certified, be eligible to work in Canada and hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and an appointment to the AHS Medical Staff.

Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.

To apply, please forward a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest online through the posting.

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 Friday, October 29, 2021; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.
Alberta Health Services hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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