Nov 07, 2022Volunteer
With five hospitals, four emergency departments, three critical care units, a long-term care home, a full range of medical and surgical specialties, and more than 20 community health-care locations, Lakeridge Health offers some of the broadest and most comprehensive acute care, ambulatory care, and long-term care services in Ontario. Lakeridge Health is home to several regional specialty centres and services, including the Central East Regional Cancer Program, R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, The Shoulder Centre, and eye care and chronic kidney disease services. Additionally, we are proud to serve our community with a full suite of inpatient, ambulatory, and community-based mental health and addictions services, and provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care in our state-of-the-art long-term care home, Lakeridge Gardens. Guided by our vision of One System. Best Health. and supported by a dedicated team of more than 7,700 staff, physicians, and volunteers, Lakeridge Health is working in collaboration with its Durham Ontario Health Team, primary care, and community partners to foster a truly integrated, regional system of care. Together, we are focused on empowering people to live their best health and fostering an accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for all. Current turnover has created multiple vacancies on the Board of Trustees, providing an exciting opportunity for senior business leaders to make a strategic contribution to the fastest growing health system in the province. Based on the current skills mix of Board, there is a need for skilled Trustees who have experience in one (or more) of the following competency areas: construction and project management; corporate business management; finance; health care administration and policies; information technology; legal; quality and patient safety; risk management. Preference will be given to those candidates who possess financial leadership and preparation as a CPA, experience in corporate legal, experience in long-term care or patient/family advisory, and/or representation from Indigenous communities. In addition, the ideal candidates will, at a governance and strategic level, demonstrate a passion for health care, and significant experience contributing on Boards of non-profit organizations. Candidates should live in the broader Durham geographic community. Lakeridge Health, as represented by the Board of Trustees and the Lakeridge Health team, believes that diversity makes us stronger and that fostering an environment where everyone belongs and is valued is essential to the health and well-being of all. Lakeridge Health is committed to honoring and respecting the diversity of the patients, families, and communities we serve. The Board of Trustees is dedicated to supporting an organization that recognizes the dignity and worth of every person, while promoting an inclusive and accessible environment that is free of racism and discrimination. As such, we encourage applications or expressions of interest for this leadership role from previously under-represented groups. To learn more about joining this dynamic Board, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to https://www.miramsbecker.com/lakeridge-health-board-trustees/ . For a discussion, please feel free to contact Penny Mirams at 647-395-0176.