Provincial System Flow Physician Lead

Saskatchewan Health Authority

  • Full Time
  • Saskatoon, SK

Job Details:

Deadline to Apply: 12/08/2023

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Provincial System Flow Physician Lead
Posting #: GO-00739785
Position #: 192203
Type: Permanent Part Time
City/Town: TBD
Facility: Saskatchewan Health Authority
Department: System Flow
Expected Start Date: November 20, 2023
FTE: 0.8
Shift Information: Days
Hours of Work: In a 1 week rotation: 4 shifts of 7.50 hours
Salary or Pay Band: Salary and benefits as per terms and conditions of employment
Number of Positions: 1

Job Summary:

The Provincial System Flow Physician Lead is a key leader in Saskatchewan health care, partnering with system leaders to achieve our province’s health care goals. Reporting to the VP and Physician Executive – Integrated Urban Health, this position works closely with the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Health System Colleagues in the development and achievement of strategy by articulating gaps and needs. The Provincial System Flow Physician Lead supports strategy through the development and execution of operational and business plans, including cascading, monitoring, reporting, and course correction of same.

The Provincial System Flow Physician Lead demonstrates strong leadership to enable an innovative and positive working climate and a client-centric culture. The Provincial System Flow Physician Lead must work cross functionally within the portfolio, and provincially across the organization to support operations. The Provincial System Flow Physician Lead will develop partnerships and work closely with system and community partners.


  • Experience, at an operational level, as a medical leader who has worked in partnership with administrative leaders to develop innovative programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • 5+ years in a leadership position with progressive advancement
  • Has knowledge of and experience in guiding health quality improvement processes and initiatives


  • Additional training and/or education in leadership/management would be an asset
  • Advanced education in Health Care Administration, Public Administration and/or Leadership Studies would be an asset
  • Participation in the Canadian Medical Association’s Physician Leadership Institute would be an asset
  • Canadian Certified Physician Executive credential would be an asset
  • Certification as a Lean Leader through the Saskatchewan Health Care Management system, or willingness to obtain certification, is required.
  • 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:

  • 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 collaborate and partner with a wide variety of stakeholders, including community, to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups while maintaining alignment with strategic priorities
  • 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
  • Is committed to delivering on Patient and Family Centered Care
  • Is committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement striving towards zero harm
  • Knowledge of legislation and applicable laws
  • Mobilizes people, inspires and leads by example
  • Promotes innovation, guides change and is committed to continuous improvement

Other Information

Travel within the province of Saskatchewan is required

Additional Text:
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) requires a criminal record check (CRC) from every potential SHA team member. The CRC must be dated within the past six (6) months and be satisfactory to the SHA. A vulnerable sector check (VSC) is required for individuals providing patient/resident/client care to vulnerable persons. Internal candidates may be required to provide a CRC and/or VSC during the recruitment and selection process.

We work together to improve our health and well-being. Every day. For everyone.

The SHA is committed to building a representative, diverse, inclusive and culturally responsive workforce. We are committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. We work in the spirit of truth and reconciliation acknowledging Saskatchewan as the traditional territory of First Nations and Metis people.