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Zone Clinical Department Head - Emergency Medicine- CRH

Medical Leader
Part Time Practice
Chinook Regional Hospital
2021-10-21  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: South Zone To learn more about this zone
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Alberta Health Services (AHS), South Zone, invites expressions of interest for the role of Zone Clinical Department Head (ZCDH) Co-Lead, Emergency Medicine (EM) at the Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH).

This 0.15 FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Associate Zone Medical Director (AZMD), CRH.

The ZCDH Co-Lead, EM has a primary responsibility for the effective and efficient functioning of the Department of Emergency Medicine, and is an important contributor in all South Zone planning and strategies.

Other major accountabilities include:

  • Establish a Zone Clinical Department Executive Committee;
  • Advocate for the provision of high quality and safe patient care;
  • Attend the monthly Zone Medical Advisory Committee (ZMAC);
  • Periodic reviews for Zone Clinical Department members (every 3 years, or annual for staff > 65 year old) at request of Zone Medical Director;
  • Probationary Assessments for all new active members of the medical staff within clinical department of responsibility;
  • Rotational participation as a voting member with the Zone Application Review Committee (ZARC);
  • Participate in Zone and Provincial work as designated by the Associate Zone Medical Director, or Zone Medical Director;
  • Identify need for and manage recruitment together with Zone Medical Affairs;
  • Practitioner workforce planning in collaboration with Zone Medical Affairs;
  • Promoting and representing the activities of the Zone Clinical Department.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated abilities in communication, conflict resolution and a passion for quality and patient safety. They will be an inclusive and visionary leader and considered a strong clinician by peers.

The successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal skills and be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging.

Candidates must possess the relevant certification/specialization, be eligible to work in Canada/Alberta; hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and appointment to the AHS Medical Staff.

Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.

For more information on the role of Zone Clinical Department Head Co-Lead, Emergency Medicine for CRH, please contact Dr. Michael Auld, Associate Zone Medical Director,

To apply, please submit a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to this posting or by email to

* If applying to the position online, you are not required to include a Letter of Eligibility from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) with your CV; however, the successful candidate will be required to have/obtain a medical license from the CPSA.

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 Thursday March 18; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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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