VP, Adult Regional Care
Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is a community of 15,000 staff, physicians, residents, researchers and volunteers that proudly serves south western Ontario residents. We also provide specialized, advanced care to people from across the province. HHS is a world-renowned hospital for healthcare research. HHS focuses daily on improving the quality of care for patients through innovation and evidence-based practices. As the largest employer in the Greater Hamilton region, HHS plays a vital role in training the next generation of health professionals in collaboration with academic partners, including McMaster University and Mohawk College.
Reporting to the EVP, Clinical Operations & Chief Operating Officer, the VP, Adult Regional Care is responsible for the overall operations of the regional adult programs including Regional Critical Care and Medicine, Cardiac & Vascular, Neurosciences, Trauma/Burn and Regional Rehabilitation, and the Centre for Paramedic Education and Research (CPER). As a member of the senior executive team, the VP provides linkage between the HHS overall strategic priorities and portfolio priorities. The VP will lead a team of four (4) Regional Directors with a total staff compliment of over 1400 FTE. The VP will have overall operational oversight and leadership for delivery of clinical and academic services and promote innovation and excellence in the delivery of care over all sites and programs within the portfolio in close relationship with program/service directors. The VP will engage with external counterparts, regionally and provincially, to establish strong linkages and integrated service model collaborations/ partnerships.
The successful candidate has 15 years progressive experience in senior management roles in specialized tertiary adult programs, including trauma, burns, neurology and/or rehabilitation, at a regional level. With a Master’s Degree in Health Service Administration, Business Administration or related field of study, together with clinical expertise, the VP will bring significant operational management experience over services within a complex, matrixed healthcare organization. They have demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills and background/experience in facilitating high-level multidisciplinary group decisions. The VP will bring a leadership approach that is flexible and adaptable, with the ability to lead in times of ambiguity, health system transformation and change.
To learn more about the position please contact Julia Robarts at firstname.lastname@example.org or to express interest in this exciting opportunity submit your resume and cover letter to http://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/16957 by January 29th, 2021.
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