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April Messenger 2022, CPSA | Posted April 14, 2022
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Senior Medical Advisor, Continuing Competence

Flexible Full-Time Equivalent up to 1.0, 40 hrs/week

For many years, you’ve helped your patients. Now, this is your opportunity to help your colleagues. CPSA is seeking a Senior Medical Advisor, Continuing Competence to join our team and help support our mandate of protecting Albertans.

Reporting to the Deputy Registrar, the Senior Medical Advisor, Continuing Competence, will perform as the case lead for the assessment, management and follow-up of individual physicians and physician groups to ensure physician members remain competent throughout their careers.

Our ideal candidate has experience assessing and teaching physician learners and/or practising physicians, coaching/mentoring and evaluating assessors, and developing competency-based assessment tools and remedial programs. Strong interpersonal skills are essential for success in this role.

If you have a medical degree, are eligible to practise in Alberta and have ten or more years of clinical practice experience, please consider joining our team!

Visit CPSA’s Career Opportunities today to learn more about this exciting opportunity and how to apply.


Assistant Registrar, Continuing Competence

To support our commitment to Albertans, physicians, and each other, CPSA is looking for an Assistant Registrar, Continuing Competence to join our senior leadership team.

Reporting to the Registrar, the Assistant Registrar, Continuing Competence, has overall responsibility for CPSA’s Continuing Competence department, along with supporting CPSA’s overall mandate to protect the public by guiding the medical profession, as directed legislatively under Part 3 of the Health Professions Act. You will be responsible and accountable for ensuring the department’s work is aligned with CPSA’s Strategic Plan, as well as being an essential part of the CPSA Leadership team that supports the organization’s values.

The ideal candidate for this position is experienced in quality improvement, quality assurance and assessment intervention, and education programs. However, most importantly the candidate must have a passion for promoting best medical practice and helping physicians be the best they can be. It’s essential that you have experience leading diverse teams, with the skills and flexibility to move into different leadership roles over time as part of our succession planning. You encourage an atmosphere where people feel empowered to succeed and show initiative, while collaborating with other leaders, as well as CPSA’s council, to ensure we’re not just meeting but exceeding our mandate to protect Albertans.

Visit CPSA’s Career Opportunities today to learn more about this exciting opportunity and how to apply. If you have any questions, please contact CPSA Registrar Dr. Scott McLeod, at We look forward to reviewing your application.

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