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Medical Lead, Cardiology/CCU RJH

Current Closing Date

Open until filled

Status
Part Time
Facility/Site

Royal Jubilee Hospital

Department/Area
Medicine
City
Victoria
Shift/Hours of Work
Part time
Remuneration
Medical Administration Service Contract
Community Information

Job Summary

The Medical Lead Cardiology/CCU is a co-leadership position with operational decision-making responsibilities. With the position’s Co-Leader, the Medical Lead works proactively with others (including patients) to enhance teamwork (including collaboration between physicians and staff) and to facilitate continuous quality improvement of cardiology/CCU services at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. This position reports to a Site/Medical Director.

Main responsibilities of this position:

1. Leadership: Co-leads activities to ensure physicians and staff work as a team to monitor and improve service delivery; Links with appropriate Division Heads and Chiefs of Staff to address matters of physician governance, including professional medical practice issues.

2. Operations & Quality: Implements processes and structures to engage physicians 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 physicians and staff through change.

4. Informatics: 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.

Additional specific deliverables are available upon request from the Medical Staff Recruitment Office.

Qualifications


Education, Training and Experience

Active member of the Island Health Medical Staff

Contact

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

Sara Murtagh, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator
Medical Staff Recruitment, Island Health
Email: physicians@viha.ca
Fax: (250) 716-7747
Mail: 1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo B.C. V9S 2B7

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.