Provincial Clinical Knowledge Lead – Womens Health

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    negotiable / monthly
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    3 months ago
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    Health Care

Posting #:20181015b Speciality: Medical Leader Type:Full Time Practice City/Town:TBD FTE:0.2 Date Posted:2018-10-15 Closed Date:2018-10-27 Time: 23:59 Position Starts:Until Suitable Candidate is Found AHS Position:AHS is recruiting for this position. AHS Sponsorship: AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position. Responsibilities/Duties: Description:The provincial clinical knowledge lead is a fundamental resource in the development of evidence informed / best practice standards of care to be utilized in Alberta Health Services (AHSs) clinical information systems (CISs). The provincial clinical knowledge lead is a physician who works within the relevant discipline, and is a champion for / and can facilitate provincial knowledge topic development amongst their colleagues. This includes development of standardized order sets and care pathways with relevant performance indicators and a process to regularly update on an ongoing basis.General AccountabilitiesProvide leadership for their discipline for provincially based clinical knowledge development, uptake, evaluation and maintenanceBecome familiar with the many organizational initiatives (i.e. Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) Program, CIS Programs) that need clinical knowledge to be developed and relate this to identification of knowledge to developReview existing discipline knowledge and work with discipline membership, relevant area council or specialty committee to identify and prioritize the development of new or updated knowledge topicsCommunicate with stakeholders / requestors related to the prioritization of topicsEvidence Based MethodologyUtilize an Evidence Based Methodology (EBM) approach to support the working groups to develop clinical knowledge relevant to their disciplineIdentify order set authors or topic leads (subject matter experts) and working group members, and support them in the application of the EBM within the workgroup structureLiaise with other knowledge leads to coordinate multidisciplinary topic/order set choices, such that common and pan departmental topics can be developed in parallel to support the integration into broader “clinical pathways”Address issues/challenges that may arise during knowledge development and work with stakeholders to resolve these issuesChampion for Knowledge DevelopmentProvincial clinical knowledge leads will liaison with or may serve as clinical informatics physicians and assist with the translation of clinical knowledge to clinical content with a goal to facilitate intentional configuration within the clinical information systems (CISs)Perform role of change sponsor and/or champion (supported by both the CKCM/SCN Programs)Building coalitions with physicians, senior leadership, managers and clinicians across the provinceIndependently, or with support of Scientific Directors and Assistant Scientific Directors, analyze and publish outcomes from the provincial application, measurement and targeted reporting of implementation of Evidence Based Practices in AHSThe work of the provincial clinical knowledge lead is estimated to be a contracted 0.2 FTE position per discipline. This will be paid via the usual payment instructions to be set up or previously set up by the Knowledge Lead with AHS Accounts Payable. Recruiter Contact: Interested candidates should forward a Letter of Introduction and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae NO LATER THAN Friday, October 27, 2018 to: Stacey Cross (CKCM) at, 587-574-2657