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Executive Director – University of Alberta Hospital
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Requisition #: ALB00359833
Posting Close Date: June 1, 2023
Salary Range: $51.51 – $90.60 per hour
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Bring your passion, dedication, and expertise to Alberta Health Services (AHS) as an Executive Director within the the University of Alberta Hospital (Critical Care/Burn Unit, UAH/Edmonton Zone Neurosciences, Stroke program and Respiratory Therapy).
As an inspirational leader you will be responsible for the operational and strategic leadership where you will build on the momentum towards enduring excellence, teamwork and compassion for our patients and each other. You will foster a positive work environment where inclusion and diversity, innovation, quality improvement, leading practices and research thrive. A proven strategic leader with strong interpersonal skills, you excel at building high-functioning teams committed to excellence in accessible value-driven service delivery and person-centered care and at creating partnerships and coalitions across and beyond the organization to achieve objectives.
The University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) is one of Canada’s leading academic health sciences centres with a reputation for research, innovation, education, and patient-centered care. A referral centre for western and northern Canada, our teams provide expert care to our community and some of the most complex and critically ill patients in Canada. The UAH is Northern Alberta’s level one trauma centre, is home to one of two Neuro ICU’s in Canada dedicated to brain and spinal cord injuries.
Edmonton is the capital of Alberta and a cultural, governmental, and educational centre with outstanding urban amenities, shopping, lively local arts and music, post-secondary education, professional sports teams, and the largest urban parkland in North America.
AHS is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully integrated health system, and is among Alberta’s Top 75 Employers and Canada’s Top Employers for Diversity.
Reporting to the Senior Operating Officer, University of Alberta Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and Kaye Edmonton Clinic, the Executive Director (ED) functions within a dyad leadership model providing effective and inspiring strategic and operational leadership for site clinical teams and zone programs.
A builder of high-functioning teams with a focus on transformational change, you will champion engagement, collaboration and innovation, to create positive working relationships with site, zone, community, university and provincial partners to continually improve, transform and advance excellence in service delivery, quality, accessibility and sustainable person-centered care. You will be a team player bringing a strong and experienced voice to the Senior Leadership table holding responsibility and accountability for developing, implementing and evaluating strategic and operational site/zone plans, to achieve value-based business results, improving patient experience and outcomes while achieving organizational goals and strategic vision.
Additionally, you will provide leadership in the effective management and stewardship of financial, human and capital resources in a changing and multifaceted environment with diverse, complex and sensitive issues while promoting ongoing quality improvement and culture of safety for staff, physicians and patients.
The successful candidate possesses a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a healthcare profession and a clinical background. A minimum of five (5) years’ successful progressive experience in an operational leadership role in a health care organization of significant size, complexity, and diversity is required
Additional Required Qualifications:
With proven leadership experience, you have a reputation as a caring, strategic results oriented leader and decision maker with a passion to make a difference, possessing a can-do attitude. You have the ability to lead others towards a common vision and deliver on promised actions and outcomes. You have demonstrated success in developing and leading strong, high performing teams, creating a culture of engagement, collaboration, inclusion and caring with a continual focus on person centered care. You have led change with and through people, creating and inspiring innovative solutions and ideas for complex and diverse issues, and service delivery.
A relationship builder, you have proven success developing partnerships with internal and external stakeholders across the continuum of care and beyond, including foundations, university/colleges, public agencies and others. You have demonstrated your commitment to continuous quality improvement and learning, and excel at human and fiscal resource management. Your successful record of achievement as a leader includes your demonstrated collaborative leadership skills as per the LEADS in a caring environment framework including demonstrated excellence in leading self, engaging others, developing coalitions and achieving results.
Graduate degree in health services administration, business administration, or evidence of working to completion of the same. Previous experience leading critical care/neurosciences programs/teams.
How to Apply:
Please visit our online job board to learn more and apply: https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/executive-director-377971