Specialty Administration

Subspecialty Medical Director

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Medical leadership opportunity now available for Senior Medical Director, East Kootenay. Enjoy career satisfaction in this rewarding administrative role as you provide physician integrated leadership, build engagement and capacity for effective physician governance, and improve the quality of medical care within Interior Health.

As the Senior Medical Director you will be expected to be a physician administrator, clinical expert and collaborative medical leader who leads within the “One IH” strategy. Reporting to the Executive Medical Director, East Kootenay for all medical leadership and governance functions, and working in alignment with administrative counterparts and Vice President portfolios to facilitate and achieve operational, strategic and quality objectives, you will provide leadership, direction, and support to the Chiefs of Staff, Department Heads and Medical Directors. Participating on Senior Leadership Team and Executive Medical Group meetings, provincial committees as an IH or MOH representative, with UBC Faculty of Medicine and the Southern Medical Program is also expected.

Within the Medicine and Quality portfolio, the SMD participates in the development and implementation of the strategic plan, IH physician HHR plan, mentorship and development physician leaders, and is accountable for medical governance and portfolio management.

This position is based on 2 days/week (0.4 FTE) and may be based in any location within the East Kootenay health service region, such as Cranbrook, Golden, Invermere, Creston, Fernie, Sparwood, Fernie or Kimberley.

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