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Zone Clinical Department Head - Family Medicine-CRH

Medical Leader
Part Time Practice
Chinook Regional Hospital
2020-11-21  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
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 applications for the role of Zone Clinical Department Head Co-Lead, Family Medicine at the Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH).

This 0.25 FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Associate Zone Medical Director (AZMD), CRH.

The Zone Clinical Department Head Co-Lead, Family Medicine has primary responsibility for the effective and efficient functioning of the Department of Family Medicine, and is an important contributor in all Zone planning and strategies.

Other major accountabilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining a functional departmental leadership structure capable of carrying out the mandate and roles of the Department of Family Medicine;

  • Management of physician resources;

  • Liaison: establish and maintain effective communication with site department members, other members of medical staff as needed; and site department management and AHS operational leads;

  • Physician Workforce: participate in yearly workforce planning cycles;

  • Quality;

  • Resource Utilization and Infrastructure.

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 is 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 Family Medicine.

Candidates must possess CCFP and/or other relevant certification/specialization, 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.

Remuneration is in accordance with AHS contractor agreements.

For more information on the role of Zone Clinical Department Head Co-Lead, Family Medicine for the Chinook Regional Hospital, please contact Dr. John Webb, Acting Associate Zone Medical Director, CRH at

To apply, please submit a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest to this posting through 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 of applications is 30 days; 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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