The Upper Grand Family Health Team (UGFHT) is a team of family physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, and other health professionals working together to provide health care in the communities of Elora, Fergus, Arthur, and surrounding areas.
Family Health Teams ensure that people receive the care they need in their communities, as each team is set-up based on local health and community needs. UGFHT provides service to over 30,000 community members, and is committed to caring for their patients through collaborative teamwork, health promotion and prevention, system navigation, mental health and chronic disease self-management programs, and supporting day-to-day primary care needs. UGFHT values community partnerships, and works hand-in-hand with other organizations to ensure access to excellent care for all. The UGFHT is located in a beautiful area that offers a fantastic lifestyle outside of work. These growing communities are known for hiking, great food, arts and crafts, culture, and more! To read more about our communities visit the Elora and Fergus tourism website.
The Board is seeking to recruit an Executive Director to provide management and leadership to the UGFHT. The ideal candidate will be:
The Executive Director is responsible for the management of all human, physical, and financial resources of the organization. Development and maintenance of a high-functioning, results-driven internal team that prioritizes high-quality, person centered care with an understanding and consideration of compliance to legislation and funder’s expectations is top of mind. The Executive Director has a keen understanding of, and attention to the inner workings of the UGFHT while forwarding strategic directions and engaging in broader community work such as the Ontario Health Team. The UGFHT community is a desirable location that is experiencing growth, and the Executive Director has the exciting opportunity to participate in the development of the community, where healthcare is currently one of the top five employers of the region.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is expected to maintain strong lines of communication with appropriate reporting, and to advise (and take advice and direction) on all matters of policy, quality and program monitoring, and organizational guidelines on issues of human resources and finance. Working in partnership with the Medical Director and Board of Directors the Executive Director will set a strong organizational culture internally and execute the strategic plan and build relationships in the community. The Executive Director will embody the values of the organization and empower all staff and participating physicians to do the same.
Education and Experience:
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30, April 2021 to be considered for this exciting leadership opportunity. UGFHT thanks all applicants for their interest.