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Regina Area Department Lead, Family Medicine

Saskatchewan Health Authority
1440 14 Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0W5
Canada
306-766-0743 (Main Phone)
Date Posted
06/09/2019
Category
Practice Type
Staff physician
Job Start Date
04/11/2019
Job End Date
03/11/2024
Application Closing Date
07/10/2019
Manages Others
Yes
Employment Type
Salaried
Work Schedule
Part-Time

Job Description

The Area Department Lead is a key leader in Saskatchewan health care, partnering with system leaders to achieve our province’s health care goals. Reporting to the Area Chief of Staff, with specific accountabilities to the Provincial Head, and in a co-leadership (Dyad) relationship with the Executive Director of Primary Health Care - Regina, the Area Department Lead is responsible for contributing to the development and achievement of strategy by articulating gaps and needs. The Area Department Lead supports strategy through the development and execution of operational and business plans, including cascading, monitoring, reporting, and course correction of same. The Area Department Lead demonstrates strong leadership to enable an innovative and positive working climate and a client-centric culture. The Area Department Lead must work cross functionally within the portfolio and across the organization to support operations. The Area Department Lead will develop partnerships and work closely with system and community partners. The primary purpose of the Area Department Lead is to provide leadership necessary to ensure the seamless integration of the academic activities, quality improvement initiatives and clinical standards direction of the provincial department and that the appropriate operational standards are incorporated into the daily work performed within the Area. The Area Department Lead provides support to the Area Chief of Staff in matters related to credentialing, privileging and management of disciplinary matters according to Provincial Bylaws. The Area Department Lead provides support to the Provincial Head to fulfill the provincial mission and responsibilities of the Department as a whole. The Area Department Lead will work in partnership with the Area Administrative Structure and in consultation with members of the department, in all matters relating to the operational plan for the delivery of high quality clinical services consistent with the strategic needs of the area, including workforce planning, development of dyad structures in support of development of patient value streams, and in keeping with the overall strategic plan for the Saskatchewan Health Authority. With the Provincial Head, and in concert with the College of Medicine, the Area Department Lead will ensure that the academic mandate of the College of Medicine for teaching and research is supported within the Area.

Job Requirements

The candidate will hold certification or be eligible for certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). Successful applicants will be eligible for a regular license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan. Canadian Certified Physician Executive Credential would be an asset. Advanced education in Health Care Administration, Public Administration and/or Leadership Studies would be an asset. Participation in the Canadian Medical Association’s Physician Leadership Institute would be an asset. Additional training and/or education in leadership/management would be an asset. Experience, at an operational level, as a medical leader who has developed and led innovative planning and programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. 7+ years in a leadership position with progressive advancement. Has knowledge of and experience in guiding health quality improvement processes and initiatives. Has experience working in dyadic leadership roles and relationships. Valid Class 5 driver’s license. In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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