Executive Vice President, Clinical & Chief Nursing Executive - Joseph Brant Hospital

  • Promeus
  • Nov 18, 2019
Full time Vice President

Job Description


Executive Vice President, Clinical & Chief Nursing Executive

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a full-service community teaching hospital serving the communities of Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton, Stoney Creek, and Halton Region with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 1,911 full-and part-time staff and more than 700 volunteers. In conjunction with McMaster University, JBH is a Clinical Education Campus, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital. In 2018, JBH completed a $450M redevelopment project, featuring a new Emergency Department; 9 new Operating Rooms and a new post-anaesthetic care unit; an expanded Diagnostic Imaging Department; expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services; expanded Cancer Clinic; expanded Intensive Care Unit; expanded level 2b Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; an expanded and modernized laboratory; and 70% single-patient rooms. As JBH continues this journey, there are several other planned milestones that will continue through 2019/2020 and include additional expansion projects, as well as key strategic partnerships and clinical transformation initiatives. For additional information about Joseph Brant Hospital, visit its website at http://www.josephbranthospital.ca/

The Position

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Executive Vice President, Clinical and Chief Nursing Executive (EVP/CNE) will provide leadership for a portfolio that includes all clinical and clinical support programs, quality, risk management, patient relations, strategy management, information technology and professional practice. By working collaboratively to achieve JBH’s mission, vision and values, the EVP/CNE will lead and support a full range of initiatives related to improving the patient experience across all clinical programs as well as advancing the JBH’s strategic direction of health system transformation, regionally and provincially. The EVP/CNE will be responsible for ensuring key deliverables are achieved, with a focus on program planning, efficiencies, integrated care, workforce planning and patient care excellence. As Chief Nursing Executive, the EVP/CNE will be engaged in all levels of nursing and other health disciplines – providing leadership and oversight of professional practice, education, and policy development.


Inherent in the role will be the ability of the EVP/CNE to lead and facilitate the integration of operations and collaborative practice, consistent with a high quality of care and best practice approach across all patient care areas. The EVP/CNE is accountable for fostering an environment in which collaboration is valued and excellence in clinical care and professional development is promoted and achieved. Additionally, the EVP/CNE will play a key role in enabling better care integration with health care partners and providers across the continuum of care, consistent with JBH’s Ontario Health Team priorities, to ensure better coordination of care across the region.

Key leadership initiatives for the EVP/CNE will be to:

  • Support the organization in its achievement of key milestones that drive a high performing culture and a focus on patient care excellence, and delivering an exceptional patient experience.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of integrated care programs, services, and networks and strengthen JBH’s relationship with system partners to improve access, flow and coordination of services, while continuing to advance efforts of the Burlington Ontario Health Team and other integrated care initiatives.
  • Foster strategic partnerships and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with health care partners and other key external stakeholders to ensure collaborative care across the region.
  • Lead an integrated vision of collaborative practice, while providing leadership to professional practice, education and future strategic directions.
  • Implement effective strategies aligned with organizational priorities that will complement the operational agenda, while ensuring resources effectively meet demand.


The successful candidate is a visionary nursing executive with a passion for interprofessional practice and building high-performing quality organizations. You will have at least ten years of progressive leadership, with VP-level experience in a similarly complex health care environment, and a track record of leading patient engagement, system integration, and clinical transformation. In addition to having strong credentials, you will be an exceptional relationship developer with a history of working with high-performing teams and achieving results through excellence in execution.

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at resumes@promeus.ca.

Job Category

Nurse Manager, Vice President


Burlington, ON