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Alberta Health Services
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This position offers an opportunity to work within a new state of the art healthcare facility in High Prairie, Alberta. Opened in 2017, the facility has 30 acute care beds, obstetrics and surgical programs, emergency and outpatient departments, lab, DI, pharmacy and co-located Primary Care, Public Health, Indigenous Health, Addiction and Mental Health and Allied Health Services. JB Wood Continuing Care Centre attached to health complex has 67 beds. The opportunity exists for the right candidate to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the patients and staff. High Prairie, in northern Alberta’s Big Lakes County is known as the “Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country”. With a population of 2,600 people, and a trading area of more than 17,000, there is an abundance of beautiful open plains, rich farmland, and thriving agriculture, forestry, oil and gas, and service industries. We provide a comprehensive benefits plan to enhance the health and well-being of our employees and their families. This includes (but is not limited to) health, dental, vision, disability and lifestyle considerations. Visit Alberta Health Services' website to view an overview of the benefits plan. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


The Site Manager is a key leadership role in the North Zone Clinical Operations and reports directly to the Director, Clinical Operations. This position is responsible and accountable for providing the direction, leadership and organization of site services within designated hospital(s) in the North Zone. This work will be accomplished through planning, delivery and evaluating health services within assigned hospitals, in support of the vision, mission and business plan of Alberta Health Services. Responsibilities will include making key decisions regarding the integration of various resources to ensure effective delivery of health services within hospital/site. This position will also be accountable for providing leadership in establishing and contributing to the achievement of the goals of Clinical Operations within the North Zone. The Site Manager will develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders in order to provide leadership to Clinical Operations within the North Zone. The Site Manager is also responsible for: Implementation, operational management, and monitoring of integrated acute care services within site. Assessing, planning, directing and evaluating the operations and activities of the site within established policies, guidelines, and regulations. Participating in the budget process and monitoring financial position of the site through variance report analysis. Providing support and counsel to the Director, Clinical Operations - North Zone and management team on all aspects of related services within designated geographic area.

  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: NZ HIPR HC Nursing MgmtOIP/Res
  • Primary Location: High Prairie Health Complex
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 09-APR-2019
  • Date Available: 19-APR-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, On Call
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $40.32
  • Maximum Salary: $69.09
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years in a management role ideally in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity. A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development. Progressive leadership experience in a healthcare environment.

Additional Required Qualifications:

In addition, the incumbent will possess a record of accomplishment in the following areas: Progressive leadership experience in a healthcare environment, including experience in a management role in health service operations. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of legislation and regulation related to Healthcare. Knowledge of unionized work environments/union collective agreements. Knowledge of Protection for Persons in Care Act. Healthcare experience an asset. Combination of education and experience may be considered.

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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