Chief Executive Officer - North Shore Health Network

  • Legacy Executive Search Partners
  • Jan 11, 2021
Full time CEO

Job Description

North Shore Health Network

Chief Executive Officer

Lead an organization striving for excellence in the provision of rural health care and service delivery in an integrated model

North Shore Health Network (NSHN) is a multi-service, multi-site health services organization situated along the North Channel of Lake Huron serving a catchment area of over 160km on the Trans-Canada Highway starting from Echo Bay in the West, all the way through to Spanish in the East. NSHN comprises three hospital sites in Blind River, Thessalon and Richards Landing (St. Joseph Island) and is a designated Rural Health Hub for the communities served within the catchment area. NSHN works in close partnership with the Huron Shores Family Health Team which is located on the Blind River site. NSHN is funded Ontario Health (North) and has an annual budget of more than $17M. NSHN has a complement of approximately 200 dedicated staff, a committed group of physicians and over 100 volunteers and active participants from the community.

The Board is looking for an outstanding leader with a passion for building an integrated service delivery model in a rural setting and who will work collaboratively with community partners to provide safe, high-quality, compassionate health care and build healthy communities. Reporting directly to an engaged Board of Directors and working closely with committed management and dedicated staff, the CEO will be a visionary organizational leader and strategic community partner with an inclusive leadership style, who can inspire and motivate teams and promote a philosophy of success through teamwork throughout the organization. 

Ideally, the CEO will have seven to ten years of proven and progressive leadership experience in a healthcare setting and a deep understanding of rural healthcare and integrated service delivery models. An undergraduate degree and professional designation are required, and a Master’s level degree is preferred in business, public or health administration, health sciences or another relevant field and bilingualism would be an asset. As a visionary and inspirational leader with excellent interpersonal skills and proficient team building skills, the CEO will promote a culture of collaboration, excellence and continuous improvement across the organization and build sustainable partnerships with other healthcare providers and community partners.

The closing date for receipt of applications is February 5, 2021. To obtain more information or to express your interest in this leadership opportunity please call Tony Woolgar at 416 902 2974 or forward your resume, in complete confidence, to To learn more about North Shore Health Network please visit their web site at


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Chief Executive Officer


Blind River, ON