Key Responsibilities include: (40%) Medical Affairs Operational Support and Project Coordination- With a high degree of independence, is responsible for the completion of projects requiring analytical investigation and project preparation. As requested by the Director, develops project plans, coordinators and leads projects including providing direction, guidance, and leadership to staff to achieve completion of projects. Further compiles necessary information/documentation to formulate action plans and/or make recommendations for changes or content for completion of projects. (20%) Management of Core Medical Affairs Processes - Responsible for meeting the documentation requirements and administrative processes related to the AHS Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules for all categories of new and current physicians seeking to practice in the SZ. (20%) Support for Development and ongoing Maintenance of Clinical Alternative Relationship Plans (ARPs)- Assist with documentation and/or collection of for clinical ARPs (Expression of Interest proposals, applications). (20%) Physician Workforce Planning- Provides expert knowledge in physician workforce planning to support the Provincial Physician Workforce Forecast using specialized software and business processes.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the areas of Health Care Administration or Business Administration. Equivalences of education and experience may be considered with 5 years of experience in a complex organizational setting. Significant additional practical experience could be an equivalent requirement, particularly with extensive physician experience, project management, data management and analysis, and/or continuous quality improvement.
Above average written and oral communication skills, as evidenced by independent preparation of documents for distribution to senior levels within AHS and/or to government. Awareness of politically sensitive issues, with appropriate referral to medical and/or administrative leadership as necessary. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage competing priorities, tight timelines and produce high quality deliverables. Ability to negotiate resolutions when conflicts arise. Familiarity with project management with experience pertaining to projects involving physician service delivery. Technical competence in Excel, Access and SPSS. The ability to interpret client needs, assess requirements and identify solutions to non-standard requests. Proven ability to foster partnerships and cooperation within a large organization in order to achieve goals. Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision. Proven organization, coordination and tracking of workload and issues management are essential abilities. Working knowledge of Alberta Health Services systems and processes. Minimum 4 years’ experience in a multi person office and strong background in teamwork.
Demonstrated experience in research methodology, forecasting modeling concepts, and continuous quality improvement processes preferred. Five to seven years related experience. Career demonstrates increased responsibility and accountability. Familiarity with AHS medical staff bylaws/rules. Experience in change management, AIW. Experience with risk analysis. Knowledge of legislation governing Freedom of Information and Privacy (FOIP).