Site Medical Director and Chief of Staff - Saanich Peninsula Hospital

Current Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Part Time
Saanich Peninsula Hospital
Geography 3
Shift/Hours of Work
Part time

Medical Administration Service Contract

Community Information

Job Summary

The Site Medical Director & Chief of Staff at Saanich Peninsula Hospital is a leadership position with two functions: As Site Medical Director, the position works in a co-leadership model with the Site Director to ensure integrated, high quality service delivery within the site. As Chief of Staff, the position links directly with Department Heads and Division Heads to monitor and enhance medical governance within the site. This position reports to both an Executive Medical Director and an Executive Director.

Main responsibilities of this position:

1. Leadership: Co-leads and oversees activities to ensure service delivery is integrated within the site; Links with appropriate Departmental Medical Leaders to address matters of physician governance, including professional medical practice issues.

2. Operations & Quality: Co-monitors site performance with a focus on issues that arise between programs, and facilitates course corrections when necessary; Ensures appropriate investigation and resolution of site-related PSLS and PCQO events; Collaborates with Departmental Medical Leaders and Medical Affairs to address individual practitioner quality issues.

3. Change Management: Co-develops and implements change management plans to engage and support site physicians and staff through change.

4. Informatics: Oversees activities that advance technology and data use to improve service delivery within the site, in collaboration with the IHealth team and the Quality Systems team.

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

This position will also be expected to:

1. Co-lead the implementation of elements of a frail seniors prototype model at SPH. 

2. Co-lead the implementation plan to improve access and flow at SPH.

3. Complete hiring of medical leads for SPH.

4. Strengthen physician engagement and support of quality initiatives.

5. Work to ensure cultural safety is embedded in SPH.

6. Co-lead the introduction and implementation of IHealth at SPH.   


Education, Training and Experience

Current Member of the Island Health Medical Staff


To apply, please send your letter of interest and CV to:

Sara Campbell, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Email: physicians@viha.ca
Fax: (250) 716-7747

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest and only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of individual applications or resumes.