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Zone Clinical Medical Lead, Family/Hospitalist Medicine

Medical Leader
Full Time Practice
Fort Saskatchewan
Fort Saskatchewan Health Centre
2019-12-07  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone invites applications for the role of Zone Clinical Medical Lead, Family/Hospitalist Medicine – Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital (FSCH).

Responsibilities and Duties

This 0.10FTE position is governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Edmonton Zone Section Chief of Hospital Medicine and the FSCH Facility Medical Director. The successful candidate will assist the Zone Section Chief with quality issues as well as assisting the Facility Medical Director with operational matters.

This position works with the Facility Medical Director and the site director to support the new service delivery model for inpatient care at FSCH and collaborates with key PCNs in the Fort Saskatchewan area to provide high quality care within the community. The Medical Lead of Family/Hospital Medicine will establish strong working relationships with physicians to establish expectations required of physicians for the new care model, develop and implement metrics to measure those expectations, and provide feedback to the Facility Medical Director, Zone Section Chief, and other appropriate individuals regarding physician performance.

About the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital

The Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital is an acute care facility, located northeast of Edmonton, offering a range of acute and outpatient care including 24-hour emergency services, women’s health, and ophthalmology.

The successful applicant will have an interest in promoting a positive work culture at the Fort Saskatchewan Hospital as a whole. To this end, strong skills in communication, collaboration and a recognition of the importance of the patient and Provider Experience, is imperative.

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 significant 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 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) certified, be eligible to work in Canada, and hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and appointment to the AHS Medical Staff. There is a preference for candidates with formal administrative education and training.

Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.

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

Please address your letter of interest to: Dr. Robin Lamoureux, Facility Medical Director of FSCH

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 is 30 days; 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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