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Alberta Health Services
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Alberta Health Services has an exciting opportunity in northern Alberta for the position of Director - Area 7 Clinical Operations, overseeing the communities of Athabasca, Boyle, Lac La Biche, Smoky Lake, Radway, Redwater Thorhild and Vilna. If your career objectives include working with dedicated and skilled teams in an innovative, progressive and supportive work environment in a large geographic area of the North Zone, this position will be of interest to you. As the Director Clinical Operations, you will be responsible and accountable for overseeing and leading an operational management team in the planning, delivery and coordination of a quality, sustainable, integrated, patient-focused health system. Structure your health-care career in a way that meets your lifestyle. Our pleasant summer days and midnight sunsets make living in Northern Alberta a truly unforgettable experience. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families in your own community, this is the opportunity for you. Location is negotiable within Area 7 North Zone.


The Area 7 Director Clinical Operations works in close partnership within a physician dyad relationship to provide leadership within North Zone operations. The position reports to the Senior Operating Officer Clinical Operations, Rural East and Zone leadership for Allied and Seniors Health. This position works in partnership with the operational leadership team consisting of Managers in Acute Care, Allied Health and Seniors, along with the Community Medical Directors, for the communities of Athabasca, Boyle, Lac La Biche, Smoky Lake, Radway, Redwater, Thorhild and Vilna. This role provides an operations perspective in a shared decision-making relationship with the Community Medical Director and operational leadership that includes, but is not limited to: Leading the effective oversight of hospital and/or community based clinical programs, services and resource planning as necessary. Contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic and operational plans and policies which support the service delivery model and philosophy of the North Zone. Implementing service strategies congruent with Zone strategies by developing plans to reflect short and long term needs. Facilitating the work of others by providing tools (frameworks, examples, supports) to help facilitate the work and achieve the zone goals and meet priorities. Integrating Zone programs and services with sites and services within the Zone. Providing leadership in the effective management and stewardship of resources.

  • Classification: Director
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: NZ WSTLK REG Nurs Mgmt OIP/Res
  • Primary Location: Westlock Admin Building
  • Negotiable Location: Within North Zone
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 25-JAN-2019
  • Date Available: 04-FEB-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $50.87
  • Maximum Salary: $89.48
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Required Qualifications:

Requires a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in a Health related or Business Administration field and a minimum of 5 years work experience in a management role related to the delivery of health services in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Strong leadership skills including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching and teaching with an ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, customer focused orientation and commitment to provide a quality service. Demonstrated ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues. An ability to manage resources in a complex environment. An ability to build and foster collaboration with stakeholders, caregivers, senior management and external agencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of effective critical thinking skills. Evidence of initiative and accountability. Evidence of self- awareness and ability to manage self. Evidence of thoroughness and attention to detail in performing tasks. Evidence of effective engagement strategies. Evidence of ability to build effective coalitions with others.

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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We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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