Jan 14, 2022Full time
Medical Director, Concurrent Disorders Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care (Waypoint) is an internationally recognized specialty mental health hospital located on the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay. Waypoint provides an extensive range of acute and longer-term inpatient and outpatient mental health and addiction services to the Simcoe, Muskoka, and Ontario Health Central regions. Waypoint employs more than 1,200 staff, including approximately 50 medical staff and 100 volunteers. Accredited with exemplary status and achieving two gold-level Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards, the Hospital focuses on an exemplary workforce that drives the best outcomes for patients. A Catholic sponsored hospital, Waypoint is well positioned to build on its success as a “hospital committed to providing excellence in specialized mental health and addictions services grounded in research and education and guided by faith-based values.” Waypoint is seeking an exceptional, visionary, and innovative leader for the newly created role of Medical Director, Concurrent Disorders. In this role, the Medical Director will be an active participant in Waypoint’s continued pursuit of clinical excellence, maximizing quality, advancing best practices, and transforming the patient experience. The successful candidate will focus on collaboratively improving access to specialized concurrent disorders care through fostering partnerships and building capacity within and across organizations, advancing the implementation of Ontario Health Quality standards and other best practices across Waypoint and regionally, and engaging service users and caregivers in shaping solutions that meet their needs and optimize their experiences of care. Through these initiatives, the role encompasses opportunities to partner and lead across the Ontario Health Central Region and the Innovative Model Central Ontario Health Team for Specialized Populations. You are a physician licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and recognized as a specialist in psychiatry or in internal medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or as a family physician by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. You have demonstrated concurrent disorders expertise and stay apprised of emerging evidence and best practices. You are an experienced, inclusive, influential, and visionary leader with a track record in advancing medical leadership, quality improvement, strategy, and partnerships. Recognized as an effective change agent, you have demonstrated your commitment to improving service and operations in a clinical setting as well as participating in broader systems-level change. Additionally, you will uphold Waypoint’s strong culture of collaboration, internally and externally. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman or Nancy Lismer, at email@example.com .