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Job Title:
Department Site Lead - Pediatrics

Posted Date:
9/24/2020
Closing Date:
10/25/2020
Functional Discipline:
Medical Resources

Job Description

Department Site Lead Pediatrics, Temporary Part-Time (3-year contract), Central Health

Definition of work:

Responsible to the Department Chief Pediatrics, the Department Site Lead Pediatrics collaborates with the Department Chief to provide leadership and support at the second Regional Hospital site, assisting in the effective organization, management, and functioning of the Medical Staff within the Pediatrics department. In accordance with the Medical Staff Bylaws, the Site Lead supports the Department Chief regarding appointments, reappointments, remediation, discipline, clinical standards, quality improvement and academic matters.

In this progressive leadership role, the Site Lead Pediatrics aligns with Central Health's values, mission, vision, strategic, and financial plans, and is committed to working collaboratively with the Department Chief and Administrative staff to build effective leadership partnerships. The Site Lead Pediatrics actively participates on department, program or Central Health Committees as required.

The Site Lead Pediatrics will have superior communication and engagement skills with the ability to build and maintain effective collaborative working relationships and to coach and develop others. With demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and to a diverse and culturally competent work environment, the Site Lead Pediatrics will build trust, manage conflict and inspire people to pursue quality, safety and innovation in all aspects of their work.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Work with the Department Chief to update plans for physician resources, space, supplies, instruments, and equipment
* Collaborate with and assist the Department Chief in the appointment, reappointment, privileging, remediation, and discipline processes
* Assist the Department Chief to develop/maintain a physician resource plan
* Assist the Department Chief in physician recruitment, orientation, and retention within the Department
* Assist the Department Chief to develop, establish, and maintain quality assurance, quality improvement, patient safety, risk management, and utilization activities within the Department
* Participate, with all Department members, in the Departmental multidisciplinary quality improvement management programs
* Assist the Department Chief to address matters related to professional and ethical conduct; continuing professional development; and teaching and research
* Assist the Department Chief with overall management of the Department, including acting as Chief during short term absences and call coverage schedules

The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
* Current, or eligibility for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador
* Royal College, of College of Family Physicians, certification is an asset, but no required
* Satisfy credentialing requirements of Central Health
* Formal physician leadership training and/or equivalent experience
* Complete education in quality and patient safety as required
* Consistent demonstration of Central Health's corporate values; Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Equity and Safety.
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required

Hours of work: 15 hours bi-weekly
Salary: In accordance with Central Health's Physician Leadership payment model
Competition number: P-2020000146-REG
Competition closing date: October 25, 2020

Please be advised that Central Health has engaged with CanAm Physician Recruiting Inc., as its exclusive third party recruitment agency. By applying for a position with us, you are agreeing to allow Central Health to release your CV and contact information to CanAm Physician Recruiting as part of the application process.

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.