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Specialty Family Practitioner/General Practitioner

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Site Medical Lead is a co-leadership position with operational and decision-making responsibilities. With the Site Manager co-lead, the Site Medical Lead works proactively with others to establish team based care and integrated care amongst Primary Care Providers (PCPs) and staff to support quality primary care and continuous improvement of services. This position reports to the Medical Director, Western Communities.

Main responsibilities:

1. Leadership: Co-leads activities to ensure primary care providers and staff work as a team to monitor and improve service delivery; links with other Island Health services as needed to address matters of the UPCC operations including PCP governance and issues of professional medical practice.

2. Operations & Quality: Implements processes and structures to engage PCPs and staff in continuous quality improvement of service delivery; monitors team budget and performance jointly with co-leader, and makes course corrections when necessary; initiates investigations of team-related PSLS and PCQO events.

3. Change Management: Acts as change management champion to engage and support PCPs and staff through change.

4. Informatics (EMR/EHR): Leads team activities that advance technology and data use to improve service delivery using the electronic health records (EHR) in collaboration with the Quality Systems team.

5. Planning: Assesses, monitors, and anticipates team resource needs and works with medical leaders and administrative leaders to prioritize these needs within available resources.

Community Information:

Victoria, British Columbia’s scenic capital is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty and enviable quality of life, this is an ideal place to pursue your medical career and create the kind of lifestyle only dreamt about. Few areas in the world can match BC’s scope of outdoor activities, with Vancouver Island offering everything from skiing and snowboarding, to golf, and world-class fishing. With its temperate climate, rich heritage and vibrant cultural scene, Victoria provides the very best of urban and rural living.

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Just north of the capital of Victoria, Saanich is the largest municipality in the Greater Victoria region. Home to the University of Victoria, it’s a great place for a family to settle down. Outdoor enthusiasts are able to golf, hike, cycle, and paddle nearby. Many residents choose Saanich as a place to live because of the natural wonders that abound. Mountains, forests, and beaches are among the places to enjoy a peaceful walk.

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