President and Chief Executive Officer - Scarborough Health Network Foundation

  • Arlington Partners International
  • Aug 01, 2019
Full time CEO

Job Description

At Scarborough Health Network (SHN), the patient and caregiver experience comes first. Scarborough is a community of communities – diverse and inclusive. With three hospitals (Birchmount, Centenary, and General) and eight satellite locations, SHN provides a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada. Created through a merger of The Scarborough Hospital’s Birchmount and General sites and Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenary site in December 2016, SHN is committed to delivering the highest quality patient centered care, with a focus on enhancing access to services for the Scarborough community of over 650,000 residents. In so doing, SHN works in consultation and partnership with community members, health care organizations, the University of Toronto, the Health Network’s Foundation, Ontario Health and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

In 2018, SHN launched a bold five-year strategic plan to redesign the community’s health system and to become Canada’s leading community teaching health network. “Shaping the Future of Care” includes ambitious and innovative new facilities and programs. It is the culmination of progressive and inclusive consultation with the communities served by SHN, the doctors dedicated to SHN, the Ministry of Health, peer health organizations, and SHN staff and leadership. Through partnerships and collaboration, SHN is shaping care that is accessible to everyone. SHN is poised to make significant progress on transforming health care. 

The SHN Foundation (SHNF) inspires the support necessary to improve patients’ lives through exceptional care at Scarborough Health Network’s three hospitals and eight satellite sites. Since its inception, the Foundation has worked with generous donors, volunteers and community members to raise funds needed to build state-of-the-art infrastructure and purchase the latest medical technology, supporting the SHN’s vision to be Canada’s leading community teaching health network.

Reporting to the Co-Chairs of the SHNF Board of Directors, the President and Chief Executive Officer at SHN Foundation is a key member of the SHN executive team, leads the strategy for the Foundation, and serves as a passionate ambassador for the SHN in the community. The Foundation President and CEO generates significant revenue growth by cultivating multi-stakeholder relationships and leveraging insights and data from SHN clinicians, physicians, the SHN Foundation Board and volunteers.  With outstanding communication skills, she/he leads and inspires a dynamic foundation team and creates a culture of continuous improvement that enables the growth and transformation of Scarborough Health Network.

Charismatic, engaging, smart and agile, the successful SHN Foundation President and CEO is a results-oriented individual with significant background, expertise and proven success in fundraising. A current CEO, Chief Development Officer or senior executive in the not-for-profit, private or public sector, she/he is an experienced leader with demonstrated history of mobilizing large teams and generating enthusiasm and momentum for financial and operational objectives. A respectful and collaborative people person, the President and CEO is nimble and resilient, quickly able to adapt to changing priorities and navigating complex, multi-site environments and diverse communities. She/he is passionate about the transformational mission, vision, and values of this new health network and is able to translate that passion into significant financial support. The President and CEO of the Scarborough Health Network Foundation, will power the bold new vision of SHN and its Foundation, improving the quality and delivery of services and transforming health outcomes of the Scarborough community for many years to come. 

How to Apply

If you are interested in further exploring this dynamic Scarborough Health Network Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer opportunity, please contact Lisa Heidman, LL.B., ICD.D directly at and Catherine Chalmers at  The detailed Position Profile highlighting the President and Chief Executive Officer opportunity and desired key competencies will be provided to all candidates under consideration. We look forward to exploring your candidacy.

Job Category

Chief Executive Officer


Toronto, ON