Director, Clinical Innovation & Transformation - Humber River Hospital

  • c/o Odgers Berndtson
  • Oct 01, 2019
Full time Director

Job Description


Humber River Hospital

Director, Clinical Innovation & Transformation

Humber River Hospital (HRH), North America’s first fully digital hospital and one of Canada’s largest acute care community hospitals, is a healthcare setting like no other. Supported by cutting edge technology and a recognized leader provincially, nationally and internationally, for its excellence and innovation in patient care, HRH is fueled by a strong and professional workforce committed to compassionate, quality, and reliable healthcare that puts the patients, their families and their needs at the centre of all that they do.

HRH provides a challenging and gratifying career environment. Serving a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 850,000 people in the northwest Greater Toronto Area, operating out of a 1.8 million square foot facility, it integrates lean and green design principles and the finest available medical and communications technology across all hospital systems, services, and workflows. HRH operates 656 acute inpatient beds, including 48 critical care beds, has over 5,000 staff, approximately 690 physicians with privileges, and over 1,100 volunteers.  The hospital has formal affiliations with the University of Toronto and Queen’s University Medical Schools and is the Toronto hospital of choice for Queen’s University Medical School. HRH strives to continue to be the first in class as a high reliability hospital in all aspects of patient care, not only today but into the future. As HRH continues to be a pioneer in delivering high quality, efficient, and innovative healthcare, they are seeking a passionate, transformational leader as their new Director, Clinical Innovation and Transformation.

Reporting to the Vice President, Clinical Programs and the Chief Information Officer, the new Director is a passionate advocate and driver of innovation and enhanced patient care across HRH. She/ He will work collaboratively with the Clinical Program Directors, Professional Practice, and Information Communications and Automation Technologies (ICAT) team to identify opportunities for quality improvement and foster a culture of healthcare transformation. The new Director will use data-driven evidence to address complex, challenging health care priorities, including capacity and patient flow. She / He will build a roadmap for innovative changes and process redesign while strengthening the governance, monitoring, and reporting of the HRH change adoption strategy.

As the ideal candidate, you are a Clinician (ideally a Nurse), with a Master’s in Health Administration, Business Administration, Nursing, or Health Informatics along with relevant certification (PMP, ITIL, COBIT, or Six Sigma) and 10+ years’ clinical experience. You are a seasoned healthcare leader with a track record of delivering innovative change to the healthcare system.  A natural relationship builder, you have inspired and motivated diverse stakeholder groups to drive transformation. Your strong project management and financial accountability has led to achieving business results on time and within budget. You are strategic and analytical with an ability to demonstrate impact to key stakeholders. 

To express interest in this exciting leadership opportunity, please contact Penny Mirams or Joanne McMullin at 613-667-0127 or submit your resume, in confidence, to

HRH is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and HRH throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

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Toronto, ON