Organization: CHEO - Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Position Title: Chief Talent Officer
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
Location: Ottawa , Ontario
CHEO is redefining what it means to be a hospital. Dedicated to the best life for every child and youth, CHEO is a global leader in pediatric health care and research and is committed to partnering with families, children and youth, and the community to provide care – where, when and how it’s needed.
CHEO is at the forefront of integrating health care services for kids and families. Regionally, CHEO partners with families and providers to build a more connected health care system through joint program delivery and planning. Provincially, CHEO is a co-founder of the Kids Health Alliance, a network of partners working to create a standardized and coordinated approach to pediatric health care. CHEO also plays a leading role in numerous provincial pediatric entities and is home base for several provincial programs that support kids, families, health care providers and other organizations.
CHEO’s team includes:
Every year, CHEO has more than:
Every year, CHEO helps more than:
Comprised of organizations originally founded in 1951 and in 1974, CHEO has grown to become the Champlain region’s second-largest health care organization. Its principal funders are the people of Ontario through their provincial government’s ministries of Health, Children, Community and Social Services, and Education. Services are also made possible by funding from the governments of Quebec, Nunavut and the City of Ottawa — as well as by generous donors in the community. CHEO hosts a number of provincial programs including Better Outcomes Registry & Network Ontario, Newborn Screening Ontario, and Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. CHEO has satellite services located throughout Eastern Ontario, and partners with organizations in Nunavut, Northern Ontario and western Quebec, as well as throughout eastern Ontario.
THE ROLE AND OPPORTUNITY
CHEO continues to evolve and progress its vision into the future as it faces new challenges and takes advantage of new opportunities to build an exceptional patient experience and better connect care for the patients and families served. CHEO has prioritized a number of backbone initiatives that will underpin this work, including the deployment of an integrated electronic health record, the roll out of Lean processes to drive continuous improvement and a refresh of its talent management strategy. Patient satisfaction surveys have several times identified CHEO as the best place for pediatric care in Ontario and Forbes Magazine has twice named the organization as the best place to work in Canadian healthcare.
Within this context, the newly-created role of Chief Talent Officer (CTO) is the senior human resources leader for CHEO and will develop and enact a vision and plan for talent that fosters a continuous-improvement culture, seeks to empower staff and physicians to excel, and that values people, patients and their families. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, the CTO will be part of the senior management team and will work closely with the CEO, other executives and leaders throughout the organization to ensure the close alignment of people and corporate strategies across all of CHEO.
Consolidating all of the people functions into one department, the CTO will oversee a team of approximately 18 FTEs through the Manager of Human Resources, the Manager of Organizational Development and Learning, and the Manager of Labour Relations.
In leading by example, the incumbent will focus on the following key priorities:
For the individual who is passionate about and inspired by CHEO’s journey to date and future plans, this is a wonderful opportunity to be at the forefront of the evolution of pediatric care in the province and nationally.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Success in this role will require a combination of generalist human resource and talent management experience, leadership acumen, championship of change, and results achievement inclusive of the following:
Should you have any questions regarding this exciting and challenging opportunity, please contact:
Chris Sawyer, Partner
1 416 640-4312
Collin MacLeod, Partner
1 416 928 4534
Sylvie Malo, Associate Research Consultant
1 514 323 2797
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