Medical Affairs supports Physician clinical services throughout the Edmonton Zone. The Coordinator is responsible and accountable for managing a portfolio of contractual and payment arrangements for AHS Medical Staff and projects as assigned by the Medical Affairs (MA) leadership team. A broad understanding of a complex health care system as well as an overall understanding of AHS operational and HR processes is integral to this position. Strong customer service skills, discretion, attention to detail and a polite demeanor are essential. The Coordinator will act as the main liaison for contractual, invoice, or budget issues between AHS and the Medical Staff member/group, program staff, MA staff, or other internal and external stakeholders. The Coordinator must be able to Understand and apply AHS Finance, Human Resources, and MA bylaws, policies, and procedures.
The Coordinator will be the conduit through which AHS may communicate to the Medical Staff and vice versa and will be looked to as an expert on his or her programs. The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate expertise in contract development including researching and developing remuneration models, deliverables, and metrics. They will need to apply strategic thinking: contract risk assessment, analysis of program and project issues and related development of options, strategies, communication and implementation plans. The incumbent will manage programs and projects: defining objectives, costs, scope, required resources, dependencies, timelines, and outcomes. Knowledge and familiarity with managing finances such as payment processing, accounting, quantitative and qualitative analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and accruing will be important.
Department: CO-Medical Affairs-EDM
Primary Location: Seventh Street Plaza
Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 26-OCT-2020
Date Available: 05-NOV-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $28.20
Maximum Salary: $48.45
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
An undergraduate degree and a minimum of five years of experience in a financial management, program management, data analysis, or policy advisor or consultant role, preferably in the health care field. Program management, time management, problem solving, conflict resolution, communication (written and verbal), mathematical ability, computer literacy (solid competency with MS Office, spreadsheets and databases) is required Demonstrate expertise in contract development including researching and developing remuneration models, deliverables, and metrics. Apply strategic thinking: contract risk assessment, analysis of program and project issues and related development of options, strategies, communication and implementation plans. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to summarize complex ideas and scenarios; clearly articulate these to others; employ diplomacy and sensitivity in communications in what can often be delicate, politically sensitive, or emotionally charged situations or relationships; and ensure accuracy of meaning, particularly when dealing with contractual discussions or negotiations. General finance/budgeting/accounting skills.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Broad awareness of MA, AHS, and broader scope political considerations, events, initiatives, and priorities, as they may impact upon the Coordinator’s role or projects. Awareness of remuneration models and rates for both contractors and employees. Very strong analytic and critical thinking skills and in particular the ability to: Quickly identify and communicate areas of commonality and difference. Identify and articulate principles underlying particular approaches/strategies and extrapolate on those principles. Identify short term, intermediate steps that contribute to long term goals. Identify and anticipate issues, gauge their level of risk to AHS, and identify options for mitigation.