Nov 26, 2021Full time
President and Chief Executive Officer “Discover, Serve, Lead” Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care (Waypoint) is an internationally recognized speciality mental health hospital located on the beautiful shores of Georgian Bay in the Town of Penetanguishene. Waypoint provides an extensive range of acute and longer-term psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services to all of Simcoe County, Muskoka/Parry Sound and parts of Dufferin County. Waypoint, formerly Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, has operated as a psychiatric hospital since 1904. On December 15, 2008, they were divested from the Province of Ontario to a public hospital corporation. Waypoint is sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario, which is a health care sponsoring agency of the Catholic Church. With a total of 301 beds, Waypoint has 141 beds in six specialized inpatient programs dedicated to providing regional mental health and addictions care, 160 maximum secure beds providing unique inpatient mental health service to hospitals, courts, police, and correctional facilities across the province of Ontario, as well as various outpatient and community programs serving the needs of children, youth, adults, and seniors. Waypoint employs more than 1,200 staff, including approximately 50 medical staff and 130 volunteers. Accredited with exemplary status and achieving two gold-level Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards, Waypoint is focused 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.” For additional information about Waypoint, visit their website at http://www.waypointcentre.ca/ . The Position The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will continue to lead Waypoint at a time of extraordinary change and opportunity in mental health care in an evolving, post-pandemic world. The incumbent will be an inspiring, inclusive, and transformational leader as the organization continues their journey to “Discover, Serve, Lead”. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, Senior Leadership Team, Physicians, Staff, Volunteers and Health System Partners, the CEO will be a leader in setting priorities and driving excellence in mental health services at the local, regional, and provincial levels. The Candidate The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, and courageous health system leader with accomplishments that include exemplary executive health care leadership and success in similarly complex health care environments/health systems. In addition to an executive-level track record and a commitment to a healthy and accountable culture, the CEO will advance clinical excellence and evidence-based care, supported through an evolving research/academic mandate and transformational system leadership. The incumbent will be a collaborative and engaged leader, and a “gifted change leader”, with a demonstrated ability to lead, innovate, and transform complex mental health services and multi-stakeholder/partner health care environments in a post-pandemic world. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume or query, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at email@example.com .