Senior Director, Operations - Rural Health Services

Covenant Health
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Covenant Health is proud of its 155-year history of delivering quality, innovative Catholic health services to Albertans. Covenant Health has been honoured as the recipient of three prestigious awards: Alberta’s Top 75 Employer award, Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture Award, and one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. As one of Canada’s largest Catholic providers of health care, Covenant Health positively influences the health of Albertans and adds value as a key partner in Alberta's integrated health system through their rich history and current role, breadth of programs and services, high quality and performance, systems leadership and the strength of our people.


Reporting to the Senior Operating Officer, the Senior Director is responsible for the strategic and operational management of four rural health facilities located in Banff, Lethbridge, and Medicine Hat. The Senior Director will set clinical direction for their program(s) in collaboration with physician dyad partners and where applicable will play a leadership role with the local community board. The Senior Director, Operations oversees key performance indicators, resolves operational issues at the program level and leads strategic planning for the program as well as managing all program resources (financial, human and physical). The position leads innovative program planning, monitors’ program performance, and creates a culture that encourages innovation, supports change and drives for continuous improvement.

  • Classification: Senior Director
  • Department: SOO Rural Services
  • Primary Location: SE Campus
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 30-JUL-2019
  • Date Available: 12-AUG-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Salary: Covenant Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree in a related Health Sciences field is required. Must have at least 8 to 10 years progressively responsible experience in a managerial position in a related environment which includes financial and operational planning and staff supervision.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiating skills. Proven planning, prioritizing, and organizational skills. Team building, problem solving and conflict resolution ability. Ability to promote group decision making in an interdisciplinary program management model. Ability to work collaboratively with Alberta Health Services and external partners.

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Our diverse teams of employees, physicians and volunteers share a deep commitment to serve - selflessly sharing their gifts and talents for the greater good.  We support each individual's personal calling to serve.  Our culture enables decision-making at all levels, healthy relationships, personal and professional growth, ethical discernment and wellness.

We welcome people of all faiths, cultures and traditions.  We celebrate the contributions of all our employees, and strive to create a community of care that brings hope and healing to both caregivers and those we serve.

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