Vice-President, People Relations and Corporate Affairs
Health Sciences North
Join Health Sciences North (HSN), one of Canada’s Top 40 research hospitals and Northern Ontario’s largest hospital, as Vice-President, People Relations and Corporate Affairs. Reporting to a dynamic President and Chief Executive Officer, you will lead a team of more than 50 colleagues in Human Resources, Occupational Health and Safety, Leadership and Learning, Communications and Community Engagement and support Board Governance.
HSN is the tertiary care centre for Northeastern Ontario, affiliated with Laurentian University and its Northern Ontario School of Medicine. It has 4,000 employees, 500 medical staff members, 2,100 learners, 700 volunteers and a $530 million dollar budget. It ranks in the top 10% of North American hospitals on the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program and its patient experience survey results are above the average of Ontario’s teaching hospitals on most indicators. The regional cancer program ranks among Ontario’s top five regional cancer programs out of 14 on quality indicators.
HSN is seeking an experienced, talented leader to join their Executive Team. The new Vice-President will be a self-aware, community-minded leader, and savvy communicator who has a track record of demonstrating judgment, achieving results and doing so with creativity.
The successful candidate will champion five of the 19 desired outcomes articulated in the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan (that you can view at www.yourhsn.ca):
You and your team will:
The desired profile for the selected candidate includes:
Bilingualism (English and French) would be an asset, as would experience in the health care sector, in the implementation of Human Capital Management Systems and in external relations or corporate communications. A Certified Health Executive designation, Certified Human Resources Executive designation or other relevant professional designation would also be an asset.
To explore this exciting opportunity, please contact Penny Mirams at Penny.Mirams@odgersberndtson.com. To apply in confidence, please submit your cover letter and resume online below.