Medical Lead, Maternity NRGH

Current Closing Date

Open until filled

Part Time
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital
Shift/Hours of Work
Medical Administration Service Contract
Community Information

Job Summary

A Medical Lead is a co-leadership position with operational and decision-making responsibilities. With the position's co-leader, the Medical Lead Maternity, NRGH works proactively with others (including patients) to enhance teamwork (including collaboration between physicians and staff) and to facilitate continuous quality improvement of services. 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 Physician Recruitment Office (contact details below).


Education, Training and Experience

Active 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
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.