President - St. Mary's General Hospital

  • Four Corners Group
  • Jun 03, 2019
Full time President

Job Description

Located in the heart of Kitchener, Ontario, St. Mary’s General Hospital (St. Mary’s) is the second-largest acute care hospital in the St. Joseph’s Health System and a Regional Cardiac Care Centre. St. Mary’s has been a cornerstone in the community since 1924, providing patient-centered care in the tradition of their founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Hamilton. Proudly serving the residents of Waterloo, Wellington County, and extending their reach to Dufferin, Grey-Bruce and beyond. Their nearly 2,000 staff, physicians and volunteers provide excellent, compassionate care to hundreds of thousands of patients and families every year.

St. Mary’s collaborates with a number of important community partners, including a thriving and remarkable relationship with Grand River Hospital. Their joint partnership on a number of initiatives including shared leadership, medical staff positions and embarking on a regional Health Information System integration will continue to improve patient care throughout their communities.


The Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s is seeking a new transformative and visionary leader to achieve their vision to be the safest and most effective hospital in Canada, characterized by innovation, compassion and respect. Appointed by the St. Joseph’s Health System, being accountable to its Chief Executive Officer (the newly appointed Dr. Tom Stewart), and engaged through a Memorandum of Agreement with the St. Mary’s Board of Trustees, the new President will be an accomplished and acknowledged health care leader, possessing the drive and determination to deliver optimal health care service and outcomes for patients.

Passionate about St. Mary’s record as a high performance organization, the new leader will provide financial stewardship, foster collaboration, engage diverse constituencies, and model leadership that others are excited to follow. A consummate communicator, possessing relentless energy and a passion for continuous quality and process improvement using LEAN methodologies, the new President will embrace and continue to build durable and progressive relationships with Grand River Hospital and other partners within the Waterloo Wellington LHIN and St. Joseph’s Health System.

For more information or to explore this opportunity further, please contact

Pamela Colquhoun, Partner      416-593-0900 x2070

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Kitchener, ON