Senior Clinical Lead #74827

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job Description


  • The Senior Clinical Lead, Strategic Projects provides professional support and leadership to the portfolio’s strategic delivery initiatives.
  • Collaborates, leads, and manages planning for portfolio strategic service delivery projects.
  • Supports the advancement of an integrated, long-term service delivery perspective, using a local, zone and province approach to health care system-wide service development.
  • Builds and maintains strategic plans, alliances, and partnerships to move service initiatives forwards and promote long-term change for a sustainable health system.
  • Aligns health service strategies and delivery models within the parameters of Alberta Health Services frameworks, policies, business plans, and standards/best practices that enable the portfolio to operationalize high quality patient centered services.
  • Assists the North Zone Addiction and Mental Health/Population, and Public Health leaders with emerging needs and program requirements.
  • Interprets internal organizational/external industry challenges and recommends best practices to improve processes or services through the design and delivery of strategic programs that meet the needs of the North
  • Zone with innovative, cost-effective, and evidence based solutions.
  • Leads project teams.
  • Solves complex problems identified through ongoing analysis and brings a broad perspective to innovative solutions.
  • Through evaluation and needs assessment, identifies solutions that meet the needs, and requirements of zone.
  • Preceptors university student placements as appropriate.
  • Includes annual reporting, relevant documentation and report writing.
  • Provides process improvement consulting and project management skills to the executive director for the portfolio for specific strategic initiatives, i.e. Triple Aim IHI, CFHA, etc.All Non-Union/Exempt positions are being reviewed for possible inclusions in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.


  • Should possess a Master’s Degree in health or business related area.
    Degree in Nursing, Social Work or health related area.
    Registration with appropriate licensing body.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a community health-related profession, including relevant clinical experience and supervisory experience in Public Health and Addiction, Mental Health.
  • Strong knowledge of the public health and mental health systems and delivery models.
  • Effective communicator with strong organizational and writing skills, influential skills, and client focused orientation and commitment to providing high quality services.
  • Leadership skills including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making, change management, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others.
  • Ability to foster a climate of cooperation amongst, and build solid relationships with public agencies, government, committees, and other partners.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Change management skills.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered
  • This position requires access to a vehicle for business use. Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle in good repair for work-related travel is required.
  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • All employees must provide a criminal record check that is satisfactory to AHS in compliance with the AHS Security Screening Procedure.
  • All employees who work in a patient care location are required to submit a completed Communicable Disease Assessment form.
  • All professions must provide proof of licensure or registration with the approved Alberta regulatory college, prior to commencing duties with AHS where applicable: Regulated health professions under the Alberta Health Professions Act and Health Disciplines Act will be required to provide an original copy of a valid practice permit before commencing their duties with AHS. Other professions governed by government acts, college or regulatory body requirements may be required to provide additional documentation.

Additional Information:

In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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