Edmonton Oliver PCN Executive Director

Applications must be received by March 31

March 1, 2017

Primary Care Networks

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are not-for-profit organizations supported by an agreement between the Alberta Medical Association (AMA), Alberta Health (AH) and Alberta Health Services (AHS). PCNs are collaborations between local physician groups and AHS Zones to enhance comprehensive primary care services in a geographic area. 

The Edmonton Oliver Primary Care Network (EOPCN) was established in 2006 and currently employs approx. 80 staff to assist 166 physicians in 30 clinics to deliver primary care in the west central area of the city of Edmonton.

The Position

The position of Executive Director of the EOPCN is an executive level position reporting to an elected Board of Directors from a Physician Not for Profit Corporation (NPC). The Executive Director is accountable for all PCN operations including the creation and implementation of a 3 year business plan, achieving key results, productively engaging stakeholders, developing policy, procedures/practices that support effective program delivery, effective integration of the PCN’s goals, objectives and programs with those of the participating physicians and Alberta Health (AH) & Alberta Health Services (AHS) as well as the management of financial and human resources.

The Executive Director directs the interaction of EOPCN staff with the participating PCN primary care physicians based in the community. It is preferred that the applicant possess a master’s degree in an area of business administration, health administration or human resources; or professional designation. Extensive experience in management will be considered. Experience in areas of business operations, project management, financial literacy, human resources, communication, and relationship building would be an asset. The candidate should have proven leadership and business acumen, together with experience in consensus building and conflict resolution. A demonstrated background of building high-performing multidisciplinary teams and managing multiple stakeholder relationships will be regarded highly.

This position offers executive level compensation based on experience.

Please submit your résumé electronically to: officerecruitment@albertadoctors.org.

All applications must be received by March 31. We thank all those who apply, however, only those who will be offered an interview will be contacted.

Interviews will take place in early April. 

The Alberta Medical Association stands as an advocate for its physician members, providing leadership & support for their role in the provision of quality health care.