Zone Clinical Department Facility Chief Emergency Medicine, 22-ML-FSCH-EM-FC-30

Medical Leader (non-clinical position)
MED0000TD Requisition #


Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone invites applications for the role of Zone Clinical Department Facility Chief, Emergency Medicine – Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital (FSCH).

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

This position provides input into the development of policies and criteria for procedures as they relate to Emergency Medicine as well as reviewing and recommending privileges for physicians working within the Emergency Department. This position is accountable for, but not limited to, the resolution of physician-related and clinical-operational matters; providing clinical leadership, consultation, support and coaching to the FSCH Emergency Physicians, medical staff and allied health 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 has an expected start date of September 1, 2022 and an expected term length of 3 years.

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

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. 

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.  They 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 their peers. The successful candidate also will be committed to fulfilling clinical and non-clinical duties as a representative of the Department of Emergency 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.

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