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Local Department Head - Regional Department of Hospital Medicine - Surrey

Surrey, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

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Fraser Health (FH) is the heart of health care for nearly two million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.


Our hospital and community-based services are delivered by a team of 48,000+ staff, medical staff and volunteers dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities.


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Job Description

The responsibilities of the Local Department Head (LDH) 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 (RDH), recommending appointment of practitioners, renewal of medical staff membership and privileges.
  • Ensuring the requirements of programs operating within the facility are coordinated, and maintain collaborative relationship with the Site Medical Director (SMD)
  • 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 RDH or Site Medical Director where appropriate.
  • Encouraging a healthy, respectful workplace.
  • Reviewing with the RDH the human resource requirements of the 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.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable and culturally safe manner.



Active Privileges, CMPA, CPSBC Full, Member of the Department

Surrey Memorial Hospital


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