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.