Vice President Operations/Chief Nursing Executive

  • Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
  • Jan 21, 2019
Full time Vice President

Job Description


As a recognized leader in providing excellent, culturally appropriate seniors’ care, Yee Hong continues to explore new ways of delivering services, promoting innovation, collaboration and a culture of quality throughout the organization. During a period of rapid healthcare system transformation, we seek a progressive, accomplished leader to join our service-driven executive team, shaping this new role as:

 VP of Operations/Chief Nursing Executive


Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care is a non-profit organization serving seniors in the Greater Toronto Area. Yee Hong delivers a continuum of high quality, culturally appropriate services to enable seniors to live their lives to the fullest - in the healthiest, most independent and dignified ways. Thousands of seniors of various cultural backgrounds benefit from our long-term care, senior housing, medical and rehabilitation services and community-based programs every day.

Yee Hong operates a total of 805 long-term care beds at four sites. We are currently constructing a Scarborough Hospice and also advancing applications to the government for two additional LTC homes.

We understand our employees are our greatest resource in delivering excellent care and service, and we’re committed to providing a rewarding work environment for them to thrive.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the CEO, the VP Operations/CNE provides strategic and operational leadership in the development and delivery of Yee Hong’s long-term care operations, professional practice and quality portfolio. The VP works collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Council and long-term care and hospice leadership to define and support Yee Hong’s long-term care growth and success, while sustaining a culture of excellence in the provision of quality resident and family centred care. As Chief Nursing Officer, provides leadership to the LTC Centres and accountability for advancing professional practice, application of ethics to clinical practice, quality and risk management in care and service delivery, and interprofessional education. An inspirational leader, the VP leads and supports four Executive Directors (LTC), Director of Hospice and Director of Quality and Performance; the number of direct reports will expand with our growth. 


  • Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Business Administration or equivalent; Certified Health Executive or equivalent; completion of a course/certification program on long term care management that is a minimum of 100 hours in duration; the preferred candidate will ideally posses a current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Minimum 10 years progressive senior managerial experience in facility based or community based long term care services; extensive progressive leadership experience in delivery of clinical services, education, research, quality improvement and risk management programs
  • Demonstrated senior leadership abilities, with management style that is visionary, creative, collaborative and supportive of Yee Hong mission and values
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; ability to communicate in Chinese is an asset
  • Outstanding interpersonal, partnership, consensus-building, conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Systems thinker with proven track record of facilitating positive change, and passion for improving resident outcomes and quality of care; demonstrated ability to innovate with a business mindset
  • Strong commitment to professional and staff development and the enhancement of academic excellence
  • Project management skills, coupled with strong organizational, time management and customer service skills
  • Satisfactory Police Check (with vulnerable sector screen) result

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume in confidence before February 17, 2019 to:

Manager HR Services

Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care – Human Resources

2311 McNicoll Avenue

Toronto, ON  M1V 5L3

Fax:  416-321-9894


Yee Hong is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.

Job Category

Vice President


Toronto, ON