Regional Director Medical Services and Physician Recruitment

Regional Director Medical Services and Physician Recruitment
Permanent Full Time
Location: St. Anthony

The Regional Director of Medical Services works directly with the VP Medical Services, Chiefs of Staff and Chiefs of Discipline of Labrador Grenfell Health's medical staff to provide direction and leadership to three Hospitals, four Health Centers, three Long Term Care Centers in matters concerning physician services.


  • The minimum qualifications for this position are graduation from an approved university with a degree in Commerce, Business Administration or health related discipline;
  • Five years experience in Human Resources management;
  • Knowledge of Medical Services and Immigration processing as it relates to recruitment would be an asset;
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered;
  • The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Organizes, develops and leads an effective management team for Medical Services;
  • Assumes direct responsibility for supervision of managers and administrative staff within Medical Services;
  • Responsible, with the VP Medical Services and Chiefs of Staff/Chiefs of Discipline, for the recruitment, hiring and credentialing of medical staff;
  • Manages the day to day operation of services within the Medical Services office. Provides direction to medical services staff, responds to inquiries as appropriate and coordinates overall activities;
  • Ensures performance appraisals (PA's) are completed on all managers and administrative staff of the Medical Services Office and supports the VP Medical Services in completion of PA's for Physician Leaders;
  • Provides operational support and direction for physician leaders in the daily supervision and management of physicians. This includes but is not limited to development of staff schedules and staffing guidelines, performance management, discipline, hiring, and approval of leave;
  • Oversees the coordination and scheduling of physicians by Discipline and ensures appropriate physician coverage.
  • Ensures the provision of high-quality medical care through the implementation of the standardized approach to credentialing and privileging of physicians consistent with Medical Staff Bylaws;
  • Provides leadership and guidance to VP Medical Services and Physician Leaders on operational issues and administrative concerns facing their respective disciplines and related to human resources, recruitment/retention, contract issues, policy, etc.;
  • Develops, implements and evaluates policy and procedures on a regional level. Including, but not limited to physician human resource policies and processes within the organization;
  • Develops, implements and evaluates a performance management model for physicians which includes annual physician performance audits and address physician performance concerns;
  • Participates in appropriate medical staff activities and is involved in committees such as Regional Medical Advisory Committee, Credentials Committee, and when required Local Medical Advisory Committees;
  • Other related duties.


  • Salary for this position is in accordance with the Hay Management Pay Plan.

Hours of Work:

  • 75 hours biweekly (Monday - Friday).

This position is open to male of female applicants.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2019000443S, to:

Human Resources
Labrador - Grenfell Regional Health Authority
178-200 West Street
St. Anthony, NL A0K 4S0
Tele: (709) 454-0347 Fax: (709) 454-3301
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Posting Date: November 4, 2019
Open Until Filled

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About Labrador Grenfell Health

The Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (Labrador-Grenfell Health) was formed on April 1, 2005, with the merger of Grenfell Regional Health Services and Health Labrador Corporation.

Labrador-Grenfell Health provides quality health and community services to a population just under 37,000 and covers the communities north of Bartlett's Harbour on the Northern Peninsula and all of Labrador. Corporate headquarters is located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Labrador-Grenfell Health employs approximately 1500 staff and operates twenty-two facilities, including three hospitals, three community health centres, 14 community clinics and two long-term care facilities. Labrador-Grenfell Health is an integrated health and community services board.

It delivers both primary and secondary health services to the residents of the region, including:

  • acute care, diagnostic and clinical support services
  • community health and wellness
  • health protection services
  • long-term care
  • mental health and addictions services
  • residential services
  • therapeutic intervention, family rehabilitation and other rehabilitation services

In the Aboriginal communities, Labrador-Grenfell Health is joined by the Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development, two Innu Band Councils, NunatuKavut (formerly the Labrador Métis Nation), Health Canada and private practitioners in delivering community health programs that meet the health needs of residents in the region.

Join our Team

Labrador Grenfell Health is a team of approximately 1500 employees - where everyone matters. We provide quality health care services to a population of just under 37,000 through the operation of 22 facilities that include 3 hospitals, 3 health centres, 14 community clinics and 2 long term care facilities.

Labrador-Grenfell Health offers a unique opportunity to live and work in a region of Atlantic Canada than combines the peace and quiet of a rural setting with modern equipped facilities and a strong sense of community spirit.

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