Physician Executive, Integrated Urban Health

Posting #:  GO-00564520-1
Position #:  176241
Closing Date:  May 17, 2019 23:59 CST
Type:  Permanent Part Time (0.8 FTE)
City/Town:  Regina or Saskatoon
Department:  Integrated Urban Health
Expected Start Date:  Monday, June 10, 2019
Hours of Work:  30.00 hours per 1 week rotation (Days)
Salary or Pay Band:  Pay Band 14 $179.172 to $232.924 (2 step range)

Job Summary:
The Physician Executive of Integrated Urban Health for the Saskatchewan Health Authority works in a cohesive team-based approach (dyad management structure with the Vice President of Integrated Urban Health) to support the growth of a new organization and lead transformation with a focus on clinical and organizational performance excellence in Urban Primary Healthcare, Long-term Care, Mental Health and Addictions, and Acute Care Services.  The Physician Executive of Integrated Urban Health will co-lead the integration of employees and operations of 12 Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) under the new Saskatchewan Health Authority, with a goal to better coordinate health services across the province and ensure patients receive high quality, timely health care, regardless of where they live in Saskatchewan. Operating in a complex and dynamic healthcare environment, the successful candidate is an innovative, collaborative and transformational leader who will bring an unparalleled passion for health care. Once established, the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be the largest public sector organization in Saskatchewan with an operating budget of over $3.8 billion, employing approximately 43,000 employees and responsible to deliver health care to the province. Operationally reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Physician Executive of Integrated Urban Health is accountable for providing strategic and operational leadership of the Saskatchewan Health Authority and partnering with other health system leaders to achieve our province's health care goals.

5+ years of experience in healthcare leadership/management/administration Experience as a medical leader, at a strategic level, who has developed and led innovative programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment Has knowledge of, and experience in, guiding health quality improvement processes and initiatives Experience working in dyadic leadership roles and relationships.

Required Qualifications:

• Advanced education in healthcare administration, public administration and/or leadership studies would be an asset

• Canadian Certified Physician Executive credential would be an asset

• Licensed medical practitioner in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan

• Participation in the Canadian Medical Association's Physician Leadership Institute would be an asset

• Valid Class 5 driver's license

  Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Committed to quality and safety, striving towards an environment of zero harm

• Demonstrates a commitment to a diverse, culturally competent and culturally safe work environment and representative workforce

• Demonstrates and is recognized for strategic leadership that includes articulation of mission, vision and strategy and charts a path forward

• Exemplifies ethical practices, professionalism and personal integrity

• Has a proven ability to build interprovincial/external relationships as well as strategic partnerships with physicians, unions, academic institutions, professional associations and other healthcare organizations

• Has a proven ability to collaborate strategically with a wide variety of stakeholders to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups within the corporate agenda

• Has advanced knowledge of the healthcare system in Saskatchewan and across Canada

• Has demonstrated ability to coach and develop others

• Has demonstrated strong critical thinking, financial and analytical skills

• Has demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Has knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines and labour laws

• Is committed to patient and family centred care

• Mobilizes people, inspires and sets an example for staff, physicians and other healthcare stakeholders

• Promotes innovation, guides change and is committed to continuous improvement

Other Information

• Travel within the province of Saskatchewan is required

How to Apply:
Email Cover Letter/Resume to:
Attn: Jenna Stachniak
Specialist, Workforce Planning & Employment
Saskatchewan Health Authority