President and CEO - St. Joseph’s Care Group

  • Mirams Becker
  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time President CEO

Job Description


President and CEO

St. Joseph’s Care Group

St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) is seeking a new President and Chief Executive Officer. As one of Thunder Bay’s largest employers, SJCG operates over 8 sites, employs 2200 staff and engages 400 volunteers. SJCG is located on Lake Superior’s north shore and surrounded by the beauty of nature, giving SJCG employees, physicians, and volunteers the opportunity to experience a perfect balance of urban and rural life. 

SJCG, a Catholic health organization, has been making a difference in the lives of the people of Northwestern Ontario since 1884, combining tradition and innovation and offering a broad range of programs and services in Addictions and Mental Health, Rehabilitative Care and Senior’s Health. As a recognized leader in delivering safe, high-quality health care with a demonstrated commitment to organizational excellence, SJCG has been awarded Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada. In 2018, SJCG received a Best Practice Spotlight Organization designation with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. These achievements illustrate the commitment to building an evidence-based practice culture across the organization.

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St. Joseph's Care Group provides strategic, operational and people leadership to the organization as they meet the changing and unmet health care needs of the people of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario. The President and CEO represents SJCG with respect to all corporate matters, executes the strategic plan as developed by the Board, and ensures the execution of all current relevant legislation while maintaining the Mission, Vision and Core Values of St. Joseph's Care Group.

As a qualified candidate for this opportunity, you have extensive executive leadership experience within a complex health care environment, ideally with a combination of experience from rehabilitation, seniors’ health, and mental health and addictions. You possess advanced educational and/or professional qualifications at a Masters level, and certification by the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CHE and LEADS) would be an asset. You bring a passion for leading in an integrated, partnership-oriented, mission and values-based environment; demonstrate commitment to serving vulnerable and marginalized populations; and embody and subscribe to the values of Care, Compassion, and Commitment. You are familiar with the unique healthcare needs in Northwestern Ontario, and have experience in partnering with Indigenous Peoples and First Nation communities. A compelling communicator, you have earned your leadership credentials by developing lasting professional relationships, demonstrating sound business judgment, and creating operational excellence by investing in and managing people with the highest of integrity and by inspiring exceptional performance.

To apply for this outstanding healthcare leadership opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to For additional information, please contact Hayley Becker (

St. Joseph's Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. St. Joseph's Care Group and Mirams Becker welcome applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and LGBTQ+ persons. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Job Category

Chief Executive Officer, President


Thunder Bay, ON