Medical Director, Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands (200-0825)

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The Medical Director Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands is a co-leadership

position that shares responsibility for ensuring high quality health care services.

With the respective Co-Leader, the Medical Director works proactively with

others (including patients) to ensure continuous quality improvement of service

delivery. This position reports to both an Executive Medical Director and an

Executive Director.

Main responsibilities of this position:

Leadership: Co-leads and oversees activities to ensure program service

delivery is efficient, effective and integrated across Island Health sites;

Links with appropriate Departmental Medical Leaders to address matters

of physician governance, including professional medical practice issues.

Operations & Quality: Establishes processes and structures to engage

physicians and staff in continuous quality improvement of service delivery;

Monitors program budget and performance jointly with Co-Leader, and

makes course corrections when necessary; Ensures appropriate

investigation and resolution of program-related PSLS and PCQO events.

Change Management: Co-develops and implements change management

plans to engage and support physicians and staff through change

Informatics: Oversees activities that advance technology and data use to

improve service delivery using the electronic health record (EHR) in

collaboration with the Quality Systems team.

Planning: Assesses, monitors and anticipates program resource needs and

 works with medical leaders and administrative leaders to prioritize these needs

within available resources.

Additional contract content

◾ Will work collaboratively in a co-leadership model with assigned Director

◾ Chairs or co-chairs relevant quality and operational committees

◾ Will use Island Health email address as primary email address for work related to this position

◾ Will strive to achieve the deliverables agreed to in the contract.

◾ Executive Medical Director and Executive Director

◾ Will participate in orientation and training

Additional specific deliverables are available upon request from the Medical Staff

Recruitment Office.


Job Types
Medical Leadership
Saanich Peninsula and Gulf Islands
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Interested candidates, please attach your CV, letter of interest, and the names and contact information for 3 referees.

Christal Lawson, Medical Staff Recruitment Coordinator


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