Executive Director - Continuing Care Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

  • WRHA
  • Jun 04, 2021
Full time Director Executive

Job Description

Executive Director - Continuing Care - Repost

Requisition ID: 245446 

Position Number: 20001550

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Work Location: Winnipeg Corporate

Department / Unit: WRHA PCH Program - Regional 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: To Be Determined

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; On call

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Reporting to the WRHA Regional Lead, Health Services, Continuing Care & Community Health Services, and a member of WRHA’s senior leadership clinical operations’ team, the Executive Director is responsible for building and managing a multidisciplinary team regionally and oversight for the continuing care portfolio, that includes 39 long term care facilities, 10 supportive housing sites, 2 chronic care sites, healthy aging & seniors care. Leading the development and implementation of strategic and operational service planning (e.g. service operations, financial/ performance objectives and human resource priorities) for Continuing Care, the Executive Director is also responsible for ensuring service delivery, partnering closely with clinical supports and operational leadership across multiple service partners to ensure alignment with the WRHA’s strategic and operating plan and support patients/ residents/ clients in accessing health services. The portfolio has a wide range of internal and external partnerships and managing relationships in accordance with service purchase agreements.

The Executive Director, Continuing Care, is a key senior leader, responsible for operations management across multiple sites and participates in operational clinical services planning, implementation and monitoring/ evaluation of services within the portfolio.


10 years of progressive experience leading a broad spectrum of health services in a large, publicly funded health services delivery organization including:

  • 7 years of clinical operations management experience leading a health service providing multidisciplinary services including acute, critical care and medicine
  • 7 years of experience participating in operational planning, implementing operational directives, and achieving formal quality, patient safety, service integration and partner collaboration goals and objectives
  • 7 years of direct clinical services delivery

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant health discipline from an accredited education institution
  • A postgraduate degree is an asset


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


  • Active member in good standing of an associated regulatory body as appropriate

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated senior leadership capabilities. The provincial health system in Manitoba has adopted the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work safely in a typical computerized office environment with frequent meetings, and to lift and carry items of up to approximately 10 kg
  • Interruptions to respond to questions from senior management in the organization, third-party compliance bodies, and vendors are common; dedicated and focused time for planning and concentration can be scheduled
  • Travel throughout the service area requiring a valid Manitoba driver's license and use of a personal motor vehicle

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

 We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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Job Category

Director, Executive Director


Winnipeg, MB