Alberta Health Services (AHS), Edmonton Zone, invites applications for the role of Associate Zone Medical Director (AZMD) Suburban Hospitals (CRH) and AZMD of the Zone Emergency Department (ED) Portfolio
This 0.5 FTE position, governed by the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules, reports directly to the Edmonton Zone Medical Director (EZMD)
The AZMD CRH provides senior leadership in support of the EZMD; contributing expert guidance and advice on Zone strategic planning and policy matters; providing senior leadership to special projects and programmatic development at the request of the EZMD; acting as a designate for the EZMD in his absence; assuming executive physician on-call rotation for the Zone; and performing all other zonal duties as delegated by the EZMD. The EZMD may at his discretion add or change zone department portfolios.
In accordance with Section 2.5 of the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws, each Facility will have a Facility Medical Director, who is the most senior administrative leader for a Facility. An individual may be the Medical Director of more than one Facility. Smaller/rural communities, or groupings of such communities in close proximity to each other, will have a Community Medical Director, who is the most senior medical administrative leader of the community (ies) and any Facilities within the community (ies).
This position is accountable for, but not limited to, providing senior medical leadership for the Facility Medical Directors (FMD) for Devon General Hospital, Leduc Community Hospital, Strathcona Community Hospital, Fort Saskatchewan Health Centre, Westview Health Centre, North East Community Health Centre, and East Edmonton Health Centre. Dyad relationship with Executive Director, Community & Rural Hospitals Edmonton Zone.
This position also oversees the zonal ED portfolio and 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 Zone Clinical Department Head of Emergency; ensuring the effective operation of zone EDs; 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 site medical leaders in collaboration with Zone Clinical Department Head.