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Local Department Head-Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology -Burnaby Hospital (BH)

Burnaby, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

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  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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Local Department Head-Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology


   The responsibilities of the Local Department Head include (but are not limited to):

  • Participating in the Site Operations Committee or equivalent for the Facility.
  • Functioning as the channel of communication to and from the Regional Department to keep Members practicing within the Facility informed regarding Fraser Health, HAMAC and Departmental objectives, policies and general activities and to
    ensure Regional Departments are aware of issues specific to the Facility.
  • In collaboration with the Regional Department Head, recommending appointment ofpractitioners, renewal of Medical
    Staff membership and privileges December 2020.
  • Ensuring the requirements of programs operating within the Facility are co-ordinated.
  • Promoting health and wellness amongst Members.
  • Investigating and documenting complaints regarding care provided by Members within the Department at the Facility
    under the direction of the appropriate Regional Department Head and/or Site Medical Director where appropriate.
  • Encouraging a healthy, respectful workplace.
  • Reviewing with the Regional Department Head the human resource requirements ofthe Regional Department practicing
    within the Facility.
  • Contributing to the search and selection of applicants for vacancies in the Regional Department.
  • Conduct morbidity and mortality reviews.
  • Establishing a growth mindset that inspires individuals to gain knowledge and skills required for change while demonstrating emotional intelligence through skilled conversation and communication.
  • Encouraging others to learn and embrace new ways of doing things as well as build resiliency while providing support, coaching and encouragement to formal leadership or influences of change.



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