Southlake Regional Health Centre is a 500 bed Regional Centre, providing full services to our local communities, and advanced care throughout York Region and Simcoe-Muskoka. The Stronach Regional Cancer Centre at Southlake consistently attains some of the best outcomes in the province, and our innovative Cardiac Program is one of the largest in Ontario. Through the Southlake Community Ontario Health Team, we will be partnering with several of our OHT partners to advance transitions in care and to create better health for our population. With a team of more than 3,400 employees, 580 physicians and more than 900 volunteers, Southlake is committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen, where people have the courage to think differently and where every voice matters.
Southlake, along with Cancer Care Ontario, is currently recruiting for the position of: Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations, and Regional Vice President, Central Regional Cancer Program.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Executive Vice President (EVP), Clinical Operations is responsible for overall execution of the purpose defined in the strategic plan: “Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare”. In this capacity, the EVP carries the responsibility for strategy execution by ensuring that the organization’s clinical operations are aligned with the strategic plan. The EVP will provide management oversight for leading performance against the quadruple aim, aligning high quality, high value, and integrated clinical programs to patient and provider experience.
In collaboration with other team members, the EVP provides leadership in creating the clinical services operational plan and in building a culture that will provide the foundation for an inter-professional model of care and improved services and outcomes. The EVP, together with the team, must be prepared to work collaboratively to imbed behaviours that reflect a commitment our Southlake values:
Always with compassion – we treat everyone like friends and family
Power of many – we cultivate partnerships within and beyond our walls for positive change
Service with purpose - we are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others
Every voice matters – we value all perspectives, listen respectfully, and take action
Courage to think differently – we embrace creativity, diversity, and innovation in everything we do
The EVP also contributes to the overall health system by providing strategic supportive leadership and partnerships to the many hospital and health partners within the Ontario Health Team (OHT) and across the broader health system, and across the public and private sector.
The EVP sits on the Senior Leadership Team, attends the Medical Advisory Committee (MAC), the Board of Directors and Committee meetings, and acts as Chair of the Leadership Committee. The EVP represents the Corporation as needed externally at the Municipal and Regional level, the Ministry of Health and at Provincial and National forums as well as acting as a spokesperson at various public, political and fund raising activities in the community. The EVP will exercise management responsibility over all clinical programs ensuring that safe, quality healthcare is delivered in an efficient manner designed to meet the needs of both patients/families and staff alike. This will be enacted directly, and through delegation of responsibility to Directors and Management staff as required.
The EVP will take on the responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer in their absence as required.
Personal Commitment to Southlake Regional Health Centre’s Values:
Competencies Executed by the EVP:
The competency headings below are taken from the LEADS Framework, which drives Southlake’s Management Performance Plan. Annual evaluations are supplemented by 360 assessments every two years.
1. Systems Transformation
2. Develops Coalitions/Engage Others
3. Achieve Results
4. Leads Self
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