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Location:Prince George
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Competition #:05317818
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Close Date:JUNE 30, 2017*

Position Summary

The Regional Director, Medical Affairs provides leadership in the successful planning and implementation of medical affairs initiatives related to the ongoing restructuring, reconfiguration and delivery of physician services. Working within the framework and directions for NH’s Strategic Plan, and in support of the organization’s Vision, Mission Statement and Values, the Regional Director is accountable for the development and implementation of strategic medical staff plans and processes and the professional growth and development of the Medical Affairs support staff.

As a member of the Senior Physician Management team, the Regional Director works collaboratively with NH’s senior management and executive teams, manages the day to day operations of Medical Affairs, and on behalf of the VP Medicine, manages the VP Medicine budget to establish and address the fiscal priorities required to support the planning and implementation of physician services. The incumbent liaises with provincial, regional and local stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of medical affairs initiatives. The Regional Director also handles physician related matters on behalf of the VP Medicine and Medical Directors and assists in the management of Medical Advisory Committee issues.

- Master’s Degree in a related discipline such as Health Care or Business Administration plus ten (10) years related experience in a senior administrative position within healthcare affairs, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Demonstrated business and political acumen to lead complex organizational change issues.
- Proven verbal and written communication and presentation skills within a senior management environment.
- Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative team approach to decision-making.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt to, manage and lead ongoing change.
- Demonstrated skills in budgetary management and information analysis.
- Demonstrated ability in change management and project management.
- Demonstrated ability and in-depth knowledge and understanding of systems thinking, utilization management and medical governance.
- Proficiency in the use of office software applications as effective tools in the role of a senior manager.

Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

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