Mar 18, 2019Full time
Director, Diagnostic Imaging & Laboratory Services Halton Healthcare is a leading multi-site healthcare organization with an outstanding record of performance, fiscal accountability and, most importantly, safe quality patient care. Situated in one of Canada’s fastest growing areas, Halton Healthcare is keeping pace with the growth in their communities. The organization’s three community hospitals are integral to the health and wellness of their communities and resolute about delivering responsive, safe and exceptional care to their patients. In 2017, Halton Healthcare completed its third major infrastructure project, marking $3.36B in capital projects including its new, state-of-the-art, 1.6 million square foot hospital in Oakville, a new Emergency and Diagnostic Imaging department at the Georgetown Hospital, and the expanded Milton District Hospital, adding 330,000 square feet of new patient-centred space and more than doubling the number of inpatient beds. The conclusion of these projects brings close to a decade worth of planning and successful delivery of significant healthcare infrastructure, which continues to ensure a healthy future, and meet the needs of the growing population of the community. Halton Healthcare’s Strategic Plan, Pathway 20/20, focuses on the vision of exemplary patient experiences, always, and three strategic priorities of empowerment, innovation and collaboration . Halton Healthcare is committed to transforming the community hospital experience by engaging patients and their families, advancing leading practices and integration/continuity of care. For additional information about Halton Healthcare, visit their website at http://www.haltonhealthcare.com . The Position In this this key leadership role, the Director, Diagnostic Imaging & Laboratory Services (Director) will be accountable for the overall operations and service delivery of Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Services across all 3 sites. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services and CFO, and in partnership with the Chiefs of Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory, this role will balance a high level of autonomy, along with the need to collaborate successfully with others in order to determine the strategic and operational objectives for the portfolio. Additionally, the Director oversees approximately 230 FTEs across 3 Halton sites, with a total annual budget of approximately $33M net. In this role, the Director will ensure an ongoing commitment to clinical excellence and patient-centred care by actively promoting and continuing to advance best practices and high quality services, both within and outside of the hospital. Key leadership initiatives for the new Director will be to: Through continued process improvement and team building, continue to ensure collaboration and connectivity across sites and clinical programs while ensuring an optimal patient experience. Promote creative thought leadership to support high-quality clinical programs that drive efficiency and effectiveness, and service optimization. Continually develop quality improvement initiatives to align with best practices. Develop and nurture strategic alliances and regional partnerships with various hospital/industry partners and stakeholders, striving towards seamless integrated care, program excellence and system innovation. Provide leadership to guide ongoing continuous service enhancements and program efficiencies. Experience The successful candidate will have 5-7 years of progressive leadership experience in a complex acute care environment, with exceptional skills in building relationships, promoting collaboration, managing change and seeking out innovative alternatives. A champion of exceptional service delivery, the successful candidate will have the ability to continuously raise the level of care while advancing outcomes in a high-volume, fast-paced, multi-site environment. In addition to an advanced degree, the candidate will ideally be certified in lean management principles and process improvement, with a successful track record in Diagnostic Imaging and/or Laboratory Services or a similar discipline. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at firstname.lastname@example.org .