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STARS Career Opportunity

Chief Medical Officer

Location: Any STARS base

A senior member of the STARS executive team, the Chief Medical Officer ensures the STARS organization remains patient focused and striving for excellence in critical care provision. The role of the Chief Medical Officer embodies full clinical oversight for the organization and is accountable for the management of clinical and medical care provided by STARS with unyielding focus on safe provision of care, excellence, education and research.

Your curriculum vitae includes: a minimum of five years experience in critical care medicine or tertiary emergency medicine as a practicing physician and a minimum of five years in senior management, research and education.

Your senior management experience is as a department/division head. Your research involvement is as a primary investigator or as part of an investigative team. Your portfolio also includes publications where you were involved in clinical trials and experience setting up research departments and achieving research goals. You are actively teaching at a graduate or undergraduate level and have experience leading a multidisciplinary team in an educational environment. You are currently active in a critical care environment and you are a Physician in good standing with a critical care subspecialty, emergency or a related field.

We offer a competitive salary based on education and experience, as well as an excellent organization-paid benefit package with a matched RRSP program.

More importantly, you will be a key member of the STARS organization and a link in our ability to execute our mission of saving lives safely within the chain of survival.

To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume to

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The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is a charitable non-profit organization that provides a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for critically ill and injured patients.

STARS is a well recognized leader in critical patient care, rapid transportation, and emergency medical training and education. We have a unique model of community, corporate and government support that has led to an exemplary record of excellence in patient care and continuous innovation.

STARS has flown more than 27,000 missions since 1985, and operates from six bases across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.