Facility Medical Director, Westview Health Centre

Medical Leader (non-clinical position)
MED0000LY Requisition #

Alberta Health Services, is inviting applications from Physicians who are interested in taking on the position of Facility Medical Director, Westview Health Centre (WHC).  

This 0.20 FTE position reports directly to the Edmonton Zone Associate Medical Director, Suburban Hospitals. The Facility Medical Director, Westview Health Centre, works collaboratively with the WHC site operational lead as dyad partner, and also with clinical and operational leaders to provide clinical oversight for the WHC site.  Utilizing the AHS dyad model, the Facility Medical Director and the Site Director of WHC will maintain a close working relationship and will be jointly accountable to provide integrated leadership for the WHC site. 

This position is accountable for, but not limited to, providing senior medical leadership support for the Department Facility Chiefs within their portfolio; the resolution of physician-related and clinical-operational matters; providing clinical leadership, consultation, support, and coaching to the site medical staff; monitoring clinical practice and medical staff in accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules; and advocating for the provision of overall quality, patient safety, and patient care. This position is also responsible for recruitment and performance management of Department Facility Chiefs at the WHC, in collaboration with Zone Clinical Department Heads.

The position has an expected start date of approximately August 1st, 2022 and an expected term of 3 years with a possibility of extension.

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

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. Candidates should have evidence of formal administrative education and training.

To apply, please attach a copy of your curriculum vitae and a letter of interest online through the doctorjobsalberta.com 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 30 days; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. 


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