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Department Manager - Pediatrics

Leadership - Management
Alberta Health Services
ALB00136353 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Primary Location: Alberta Children's Hospital
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 19-FEB-2020
  • Date Available: 02-MAR-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 29-AUG-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $40.32
  • Maximum Salary: $69.09
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

A graduate degree in Business or Hospital Administration in combination with relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Applicable course work in management or a business related discipline is essential. 8-10 years prior experience in increasingly responsible positions of leadership, development and implementation of strategic plans and structure. A proven record of managing program delivery at both strategic and operational levels. Managing a diverse group of staff.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Well-developed skills in strategic planning, problem-solving and critical thinking. Active collaborative decision maker, demonstrating a high degree of initiative and judgment. Exceptional project management and resource planning skills. Excellent written, oral presentation and interpersonal skills. Solid leadership and conflict management skills. Extensive knowledge of complex health care environments, the University of Calgary, and the Alberta Government. The DM must have the ability to build relationships with these important business partners. Seasoned financial management, familiar with the funding sources, administrative nuances involved in managing research grants, endowments, and other monies within an academic institution. Extensive knowledge of working within a physician dominated environment that provide research, teaching and clinical services. Strong functional knowledge of systems application, general information management understanding. (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access), e-mail, internet, PeopleSoft administrative systems including financials & human resources.) Excellent time management skills with the ability to set priorities and manage competing deadlines. Supervisory experience in a union environment and ability to promote a positive work environment. Understanding and ability to apply pertinent legislation: e.g. Health Information Act, Hospitals Act, FOIPP.

Preferred Qualifications:

Conflicting policy between the multiple stakeholders and differential motives requires strong analytical abilities and an in-depth knowledge of local, provincial and national events to identify the salient issues and ramifications of all actions. The DM requires a detailed understanding of all facets of the clinical and academic departments, the medical profession, and individual personalities to steer through the complexities of academic Pediatrics and an extensive list of stakeholders.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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