Chief & Medical Director, Surgery - Scarborough Health Network (SHN)

  • Four Corners Group
  • Apr 15, 2019
Full time Director

Job Description

Chief & Medical Director, Surgery

Are you interested in building a new health system for one of Canada's most diverse communities? Do you have a passion for quality of care and want to apply your skills with an engaged team of colleagues to transform the patient experience? Are you a courageous innovator looking for a supportive organization to bring and execute your ideas? If yes, then Scarborough Health Network is where you want to be! Located in the Greater Toronto Area, we are Ontario's third largest teaching community hospital in one of Canada's most diverse and vibrant rapidly growing communities. 

Scarborough Health Network is undertaking an exciting, corporate-wide recruitment initiative for many of our Chief & Medical Director roles at our newly amalgamated health network. This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced, dynamic physician leader with the opportunity to redesign how clinical care is provided. The new Chief and Medical Director, Surgery will build a quality improvement oriented culture and bring exciting, innovative ideas to advance the quality of care for our community, while helping us build SHN into Canada's leading community teaching health network.

An outstanding clinician, the Chief & Medical Director, Surgery will bring demonstrated administrative skills in a complex health care setting, excellent written and verbal communication skills, well-developed interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, and demonstrated organizational, teaching and leadership abilities. The Chief & Medical Director, Surgery must be licensed to practice (or be eligible for licensure) in Ontario with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario. Additional administrative training, including MBA, MHA, Canadian Certified Physician Leader or related credentials are important assets. It is expected that successful candidate will have or will be eligible for an academic appointment with one of the Medical Schools with which we are formally affiliated (University of Toronto or Queen’s University).

For more information on this incredible opportunity or to apply for this role, please contact:

Pamela Colquhoun ( or

Jim Stonehouse (

About Scarborough Health Network (, We Are SHN): Working with our many community and government partners, patients, staff, physicians, volunteers, and donors, the newly amalgamated Scarborough Health Network is transforming patient care and outcomes today, and charting a new course to create a healthier tomorrow. Across our three hospitals (Birchmount, Centenary & General Hospital) and eight satellite sites, our programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities. We offer full-service emergency departments, diagnostic, surgery, rehabilitation, and geriatric care, as well as advanced birthing centres for moms, newborns, and growing families. We are leaders and partners in specialty paediatric, mental health, and oncology services. Our care also goes well beyond our borders. We have North America’s largest nephrology program and regional community-based cardiovascular rehabilitation service. In addition, we are the Central East LHIN designated cardiac centre and centre for spine surgery. We are also proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto, and a partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals.


Job Category

Chief of Staff, Physician Leadership


Toronto, ON