Vice President, Adult Regional Care - Hamilton Health Sciences

  • c/o Odgers Berndtson
  • Aug 12, 2019
Full time Vice President

Job Description

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is a community of 15,000 staff, physicians, residents, researchers and volunteers that proudly serves southwestern Ontario residents. We also provide specialized, advanced care to people from across the province. HHS is a world-renowned hospital for healthcare research. HHS focuses daily on improving the quality of care for patients through innovation and evidence-based practices. As the largest employer in the Greater Hamilton region, HHS plays a vital role in training the next generation of health professionals in collaboration with academic partners, including McMaster University and Mohawk College.

Reporting to the EVP, Clinical Operations & Chief Operating Officer, the VP, Adult Regional Care is responsible for the overall operations of the Regional Adult Programs including Regional Critical and Medicine, Cardiac & Vascular, Neurosciences, Trauma/Burn and Regional Rehab. As a member of the senior executive team, the VP provides linkage between the HHS overall strategic priorities and portfolio priorities. The VP will lead a team of four (4) Regional Directors with a total staff compliment of over 1400 FTE. The VP will have overall operational oversight and leadership for delivery of clinical and academic services and promote innovation and excellence in the delivery of care over all sites and programs within the portfolio in close relationship with program/service directors. The VP will engage with external counterparts, regionally and provincially, to establish strong linkages and integrated service model collaborations/ partnerships.  

The successful candidate has progressive experience in senior management roles in specialized adult programs, preferably including trauma, burns, neurology and/or rehabilitation, at a regional level. With a Master’s Degree in Health Service Administration, Business Administration or related field of study, together with clinical credentials and expertise, the VP will bring significant operational management experience over services within a complex, matrixed healthcare organization. They have demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills and background/experience in facilitating high-level multidisciplinary group decisions. The VP will bring a leadership approach that is flexible and adaptable, with the ability to lead in times of ambiguity, health system transformation and change.

To learn more about the position please contact Hayley Becker at, or to express interest in this exciting opportunity submit your resume and cover letter to

Hamilton Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.

Job Category

Vice President


Hamilton, ON