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Oshawa, Ontario (Canada)

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Clinical Director, Durham Regional Cancer Centre

Job ID: 55743
Job Views: 336
Location: Oshawa, Ontario
Job Category: Director
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10-06-2017

Job Description

Clinical Director, DRCC

Posting Number: UNEX-1700001667
Position Title: Clinical Director, DRCC
Program: Durham Regional Cancer Centre (DRCC)
Location: Lakeridge Health Oshawa
Status: Full Time
Salary: $69.467 - $74.946 per hour

Why join Lakeridge Health?

Lakeridge Health is one of Ontario's largest community hospitals, serving people across Durham Region and beyond. With five hospital sites and four Emergency Rooms, we serve a diverse population. Our dedicated team of health care professionals give their all every day to keep improving the quality of care delivered, drive down wait times, and improve results.

Lakeridge Health (LH) is driven by an ongoing commitment to continually improve the services it provides to best meet the needs of our community. LH continues to build on its strength as a caring and innovative partner in health care for Durham Region. The Hospital's annual operating budget exceeds $600 M.

Position Description:

Join one of the top cancer programs in Ontario here at Lakeridge Health in Oshawa.

One of 14 Regional Cancer Centre Programs created by Cancer Care Ontario to ensure that cancer care is delivered according to province-wide quality standards, the Regional Cancer Program oversees the delivery and quality of cancer services for the residents of the Central East Local Health Integration Network (CE LHIN) geography.

Under the leadership of the Regional Vice President of Cancer Services, and in partnership with the Medical Director - Oncology, and the Director - Regional Cancer Program, the Clinical Director, DRCC will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Cancer Centre and the programs it supports in other hospitals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Director will possess strong leadership skills and expertise in both strategic planning and change management, in addition to financial and human resource management expertise.

The Director will be responsible for achieving results; empowering and developing others; generating enthusiasm, excitement and buy-in from partners across the service area; and collaborating and engaging constructively with others to promote a positive climate, organizational regional and provincial alignment.

The Director will have a personal drive and need to achieve results by working to accomplish program outcomes and setting goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources.


  • Completion of a Master's Degree in a related discipline;
  • Significant management experience in Cancer services, preferably in a multi-site hospital and regional program environment;
  • Strong understanding of local and regional health care systems;
  • Knowledge of the funding environment for hospitals and Regional Cancer Programs in Ontario;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead effectively and create a high performance culture that facilitates growth and development;
  • Superior critical thinking skills, systems thinking, ability to conceptualize, analyze and solve problems through innovative approaches;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with a proven track record of fostering collaborative partnerships with other service providers;
  • Proven track record of achieving results that improve the organization and inspire confidence and commitment;
  • Proven management skills including financial, human resources, quality improvement, change management, and program evaluation;
  • Exceptional negotiation, influencing and conflict resolution skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust; and,
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to comprehensive health & safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education.

    Conditions of Employment: The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health's policies and procedures.

    Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

    Please contact Associate HR Business Partner, Luke Bolahood with any questions or if you experience any problems submitting your application – lbolahood@lakeridgehealth.on.ca or 905-576-8711 ext 6172.