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Clinical Leader/Manager - Family & Community Medicine

Competition #:799875

Job Title:Clinical Leader/Manager - Family & Community Medicine

Department:Family Practice Unit

Job Category:Management

New Work Type:Full-Time Permanent

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:04/12/17

Closing date:17/12/17

Salary Range:$50.61 - $59.53 per hour

Length of Temporary Assignment:n/a

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0

St. Michael's Hospital, Department of Family & Community Medicine operates a progressive, community based, Academic Family Health Team. We currently offer clinics at 6 locations, in the St. Michael's Hospital catchment area.  Our vision of seamless patient centered care continues as we grow, thrive and partner within our community.

We are currently recruiting for a results-oriented individual who will demonstrate a leadership style which is visionary, creative and collaborative to fill the role of Clinical Leader Manager at our 61 Queen Street, 80 Bond Street and St. Lawrence Health Centre sites. In this pivotal role, you will draw upon your team building and change management skills to lead a multi-disciplinary team in advancing patient care initiatives.

You will be ultimately responsible for the seamless integration of new models of patient care delivery while ensuring that roles, responsibilities and functions continue to evolve to meet changing corporate needs. You will be accountable for the quality of patient care, utilization of resources, professional practice and an academic focus, and for developing innovative, team-based approaches to the day-to-day management of the area and to the delivery of service. Additionally, you will provide contemporary leadership and direction for multi-disciplinary teams in advancing evidence based practices in Primary Care. While the main focus of this position is at the operational management level, the Clinical Leader/Manager will also participate actively in program specific and hospital-wide initiatives through committee and task force membership, hospital planning and management forums as well as work collaboratively with community partners on various initiatives and projects.


  • Manage human resource relations and liaise with applicable labor relations representative.
  • Responsible for the clinical leadership and management of the primary health care clinics and inter-professional teams including, Chiropractic Clinics, Psychology and Diabetes Program.
  • Responsible for the health discipline staff at these sites including the delivery of quality of patient care, human resource management and staff development. Additionally, you will ensure a proactive staff engagement plan is in place to support a quality work environment.
  • Oversee strategic program development aligned with the Family Health Team Strategic Plan.
  • Draw upon team-building and change management skills to advance clinical practice in the department, particularly in the areas of women´s and children´s health, diabetes, adult health, chronic disease management and care of the marginalized.
  • Responsible for ensuring that roles, responsibilities, functions and care delivery models continue to evolve to meet changing patient/family, departmental and corporate needs.
  • Demonstrate and ensure a patient, family and community focused approach to care. In particular, ensure that the needs of our marginalized populations are considered and that all of our patients are cared for with respect and dignity.
  • Participate in and lead, quality improvement, academic and research initiatives in focus areas, and contribute to departmental development of quality improvement, academic contributions and research. This includes monitoring key performance metrics and leading and/or supporting the development action plans to address barriers to success.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and the budget manager, you will be responsible for the budget planning and fiscal management of resources within your services. 
  • Participate actively in Program specific and Hospital-wide initiatives through Committee and Task Force membership, Hospital planning and management forums.


  • Completion of a Master’s Degree in Nursing, or a recognized Regulated Health Discipline (i.e. Social Work, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy) required;
  • Minimum 5 years current health care experience in an inter-professional environment;
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent management experience
  • Strong teaching skills would be an asset;
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership and management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in critical thinking
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills and experience in leading quality improvement initiatives
  • Excellent proven complex decision & problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated success in leadership of multidisciplinary teams
  • Current CPR or BCLS certificate