Medical Director, Regina Urgent Care Centre (UCC) Development

Job Details

Vacancy #:
Number of Vacancies:
Vacancy Opening For:
Physician Leadership
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Part Time
Posting Date:
August 2, 2022
Closing Date:
March 31, 2023 23:59
Hours of Work:
0.1 FTE
Method of Payment Description:
Rate of $160.47 per hour

Job Description

The Medical Director of UCC Development Regina will report to the Lead of UCC Operations in the Regina Area.

The Medical Director of UCC Development Regina, will function collaboratively with UCC Regina project team members to:

  • Participate in advisory committees that are related to UCC Regina
  • Represent and communicate project and operational issues/goals to operational and clinical leaders, clinicians, and Ministry
  • Lead, promote and effectively articulate to frontline physicians and clinicians the vision of the UCC Regina programs/services and how the UCC will influence and improve safe, quality client care
  • Develop coalitions, work effectively with internal SHA stakeholder, and draw on expertise in the community, to help establish the multi-disciplinary clinical care model of the UCC Regina, including defining the role of family physicians and emergency room trained physician provider (Community Physicians, Network Leads, Network Leads, 811HealthLine, etc)
  • Work collaboratively to recommend diagnostic and clinical procedures available at the UCC Regina and develop protocols related to the same
  • Identify training all members of the multi-disciplinary care team will undertake
  • Build, through engagement, collaboration and support, a network of committed and motivated physicians and clinicians to work in the UCC Regina
  • Create and sustain a workplace environment that fosters the application of evidence informed practice, compliance with regulations and accreditation standards, utilization of clinical research, and management of risk and adverse events in collaboration with corporate resources
  • Upon opening of the UCC Regina, assist with implementation of clinical services and service/program evaluation
  • Review any complaints, as requested, concerning the provision of clinical care by the UCC services physician team
  • Review patient care reports and audits by following up on reviews, as required or requested by the SHA
  • Upon request of the SHA, participate in quality improvement and performance measurement initiatives and recommend measurement tools to the Director and Managers responsible for UCC Regina
  • Develop and demonstrate leadership capabilities and commitment to the culture of client first continuous learning
  • Lead and engage with UCC Leadership, as well as internal stakeholders and community organizations to develop an environment of cultural competence, focused on Truth and Reconciliation
  • Other duties as mutually agreed to between the Medical Director and the Authority

Job Qualifications

  • Licensed medical practitioner in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CPSS)
  • Canadian Certified Physician Executive Credential 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
  • Additional training and/or education in leadership/management would be an asset
  • Experience, at an operational level, as a medical leader who has worked in partnership with administrative leaders to develop and lead innovative planning and programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Has knowledge of and experience in guiding health quality improvement processes and initiatives
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
Additional Information

For more information please contact:
Charissa Amyotte, Physician Recruitment Specialist
Practitioner Staff Affairs – Regina
Phone: 306-766-0742

Organization & Community

SHA (Regina QuAppelle) Logo
Saskatchewan Health Authority

Community Description

Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada and is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with a steadily growing population exceeding 250,000. According to MacLean's Best Communities in Canada 2019, Regina came in second in the Prairies and 74th across the country, scoring well in population growth, commute, amenities and culture. Regina was Canada’s 33rd fastest-growing community in 2019, adding 12.7 per cent more residents over the past five years. Regina is known for its generous, friendly people and rich community pride. This welcoming prairie city has an abundance of parks, sports and recreational facilities, bicycle pathways, family attractions and an exceptional quality of life. The United Nations have awarded Regina as a ‘Tree City of the World’ for the second year in a row.