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Postgraduate Site Director, Halifax Site (0.4 FTE)

Department of Family Medicine

Dalhousie University

Position Summary

The Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, invites applicants for this leadership position in academic family medicine. This role will hold an academic appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University.

The successful applicant will be engaged in a well-established community-based family practice as an academic clinician educator and an active member of the Department of Family Practice of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. This position involves clinical teaching supervision and active staff responsibilities of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

This role is one of several Postgraduate Site Director Roles in the Department of Family Medicine at Dalhousie University and represents an opportunity to participate in a dynamic department of over 600 community-based family physicians in 64 communities in the three Maritime Provinces.

The administrative duties will involve responsibility for family medicine postgraduate medical education and budgeting at the Halifax Site and will work in close liaison with the Undergraduate Site Portfolio and the Halifax site Family Medicine Cabinet.

Academic responsibilities include supervision of family medicine residents, while contributing to the academic development and administration of the university and hospital departments of Family Medicine. This position may also include involvement with major academic committees or initiatives through Dalhousie University Family Medicine or Postgraduate office.

This position may also have the opportunity to include clinical FTE at one of the Halifax site family medicine clinics.

The successful candidate must have their CCFP certification and must hold or be eligible to obtain a full license to practice in Nova Scotia. For a detailed job description please contact Denise Lavoie at (902) 473-8043 or dfmadmin@dal.ca.

Academic rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department of Family Medicine and Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The Department of Family Medicine and Dalhousie University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

We thank all participants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The review of applications for this position will commence as soon as the competition closes.

Interested applicants are asked, by January 18, 2019, to 1) submit a current CV and a statement outlining their academic interests and 2) arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover to:

Denise Lavoie, Executive Assistant c/o Dr. Greg Archibald, Department Head

Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University
8th Floor, 5909 Veterans’ Memorial Lane Halifax NS  B3H 2E2
dfmadmin@dal.ca

 

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Assistant Postgraduate Site Director – Evaluation Coordinator, Halifax Site (0.3 FTE)

Department of Family Medicine

Dalhousie University

Position Summary

The Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, invites applicants for this leadership position in academic family medicine. This role will hold an academic appointment with the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University.

The successful applicant will be engaged in a well-established community-based family practice as an academic clinician educator and an active member of the Department of Family Practice of the Nova Scotia Health Authority. This position involves clinical teaching supervision and active staff responsibilities of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Working with the Dalhousie Family Medicine Halifax Postgraduate Site Director and the Postgraduate Program Evaluation Sub-Committee, support the functioning of the Halifax Site and develop and monitor an in-training assessment program under the guidelines set forward by the Accreditation Standards (Redbook) of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

The successful applicant will support the Halifax Site Director in the oversight and day-to-day operations of the Halifax Site, particularly with regards to the evaluation program, the monitoring of one-45, and the follow-ups on flags in one-45. This position will also review and coordinate evaluation/assessment programs presently in effect and implement new programs and policies as approved by Dalhousie Family Medicine, the Chair of the Postgraduate Program Evaluation Sub-Committee and the Site Medical Education Committee.

The Assistant Postgraduate Site Director – Evaluation Coordinator will act as a local medical education resource for faculty performing assessments, including being familiar with the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Dalhousie Family Medicine Postgraduate Program and the Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education program resources and policies.

Academic responsibilities include attending, when possible, the annual Dalhousie Family Medicine Faculty Development Workshop and DFM Faculty Development events as well as attending other appropriate Faculty Development sessions.

This position may also have the opportunity to include clinical FTE at one of the Halifax site family medicine clinics.

Academic rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

We thank all participants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The review of applications for this position will commence as soon as the competition closes. 

Interested applicants are asked, by January 18, 2019, to 1) submit a current CV and a statement outlining their academic interests and 2) arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover to:

Denise Lavoie, Executive Assistant c/o Dr. Greg Archibald, Department Head

Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University 
8th Floor, 5909 Veterans’ Memorial Lane Halifax NS  B3H 2E2
dfmadmin@dal.ca