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Internal Medicine At BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre

Location

Vancouver, Bc

Job Description

Current College of Physicians of BC (CPSBC) License
Full
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Mandatory
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC)
Mandatory

Role and Facility Information

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), formerly the Emergency and Health Services Commission (EHSC), is supported by the Provincial Health Services Authority. BCEHS oversees BC Ambulance Service and the BC Patient Transfer Network. BCEHS is supported by the Provincial Health Services Authority which manages high-quality specialized health care services across British Columbia.

BCEHS is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

Regional Medical Director

BC Emergency Health Services

Contracted Position (0.50 FTE)

Vancouver, BC

BC Emergency Health Services is responsible for the delivery, coordination and governance of out-of-hospital emergency health services and inter-facility patient transfer planning and coordination services.

Reporting to the Vice President, Clinical Practice and Medical Programs, the Medical Director is responsible for the quality of patient care delivered within BCEHS through the provision of medical oversight to an assigned program area. As a member of the medical leadership team, the Medical Director is responsible for the quality of patient care delivered within BCEHS through the provision of medical oversight to an assigned program area.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The Medical Director is responsible for providing clinical leadership and input to program area operational decisions;
  • The Medical Director is responsible for ensuring that approved medical policies, standards and protocols are known and applied within the program area;
  • The Medical Director reviews existing medical policies, standards and protocols and, where necessary, recommends changes or additions to those to ensure their effective application within the program area;
  • The Medical Director is responsible for the program area clinical quality program including collaborating with the quality staff and clinical leaders, analysis of regional reports and feedback to all staff after review of calls;
  • The Medical Director supports the development of key clinical education / training directly to staff and first responders;
  • Models behavior that engages teams and furthers the goals and objectives of the Agency.
  • Leads relationships with medical leaders within the region, including medical leaders within the regional Health Authority and other community stakeholders.
  • Ensures a system of quality review and assessment across medical programs within the region, and ensures that recommendations from these committees are appropriately communicated and acted upon to facilitate system improvement.
  • Supports medical research and academic activities within the region.

Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Alternative Payment Arrangement

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