Director Medicine/Complex Continuing Care/ Rehabilitation & Stroke Care

  • Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
  • Jan 23, 2023
Full time Director

Job Description

Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is committed to build and sustain an inclusive and equitable working environment for all staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with our community, identify challenges, solutions, and optimal ways to deliver health services.
As an equal opportunity employer we welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and other diverse groups who have historically experienced access to equity.


POSITION:  Director Medicine/Complex Continuing Care/ Rehabilitation & Stroke Care

STATUS: Regular Full-Time


POSTING DATE: 23 January 2023

CLOSING DATE: 6 February 2023

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)

  • Extensive experience in the development, implementation and monitoring of new services and programs.
  • Knowledge of wider health care system structures and services and how our patients access care outside of CKHA.
  • Experience in developing collaborative partnerships with stakeholders at local and regional level to operationalize services for specific patient populations.
  • Masters Prepared from an accredited University required.
  • Current Registration and member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) or Member in good standing with a current Certificate of Registration with a Regulated Health Professional College.
  • Significant related management experience, preferably in a complex environment that requires extensive collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience with health care delivery models and systems.
  • Extensive experience in change leadership.
  • Oversee the Program Scorecard and Program strategic priorities to achieve identified.
  • Engage all Council members, in particular Patient & Family members to enhance CKHA programs.
  • Foster positive, respectful internal and external relationships/partnerships.
  • Promote a culture of safety and continuous process improvement.
  • Utilize evidence and best practice standards to influence care delivery outcomes within a patient and family centred, interprofessional care environment.
  • Optimize available resources within a fiscally responsible and efficient framework. 

Establishes, achieves and is accountable for:

  • Human Resource Strategies by modeling, communicating and reinforcing values, ethical standards, policies, procedures; recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, mentoring, counseling, discipline if required, and effective communication methods. Fostering a safe, healthy work environment through the development of positive, collaborative relationships with union executives for the benefit of their respective union members, all staff members and physicians.
  • Organizational Strategies by establishing rapport across interdisciplinary services; conferring and working with physicians, healthcare professionals, colleagues and staff to understand and meet service requirements to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients, families and the organization.
  • Operational Strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining process, productivity, quality, patient-family centred service, safety, security, and health strategies. Developing systems concepts, implementation criteria, and integration methods. Facilitating the implementation of evidence-based practice, care paths and clinical practice guidelines; ensuring increased patient/family/client satisfaction.
  • Financial Strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends and variances. Aligning allocated monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances and achieving the targets in costs utilization based on designated benchmarks. Developing and maintaining balanced scorecards/indicators for the Programs to determine program health and areas for improvement; ensuring cost effective utilization of human, fiscal, materiel and capital resources.

 As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

CKHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.

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Chatham, ON