NORTH BAY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE
Director of Mental Health
Posting #: NU MH-22-039
Location: North Bay, Ontario
Known as Ontario’s Gateway City, North Bay is located 3.5 hours north of Toronto and 3.5 hours east of Ottawa. With a population of 54,000, it is safe and welcoming community that offers a healthy and balanced environment for working, living and raising a family. North Bay boasts beautiful scenery, four distinct seasons of activities, adverse economy and our regional health centre is an affiliation academic teaching centre with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). New Videos now available at http://www.investinnorthbay.ca/about- us/videos.
The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) is a unique health care organization with three primary roles. It provides acute care services to North Bay and its surrounding communities, is a district referral centre providing specialist services for smaller communities in the area; and is specialized mental health service provider for the Northeast Region of Ontario which spans from Muskoka area to the Hudson Bay, and from the Quebec border to Sault Ste Marie. NBRHC has 409 beds and numerous outpatient and outreach services and is one of four major acute care hospitals in the Region. The others being Health Sciences North in Sudbury, Sault Area Hospital in Sault Ste Marie; and Timmins District Hospital in Timmins. The immediate area surrounding North Bay is also served by small community hospitals like Mattawa and West Nipissing General Hospitals.
A major teaching centre for students in medicine, psychiatry, nursing and allied health professions, NBRHC is proud to not only be affiliated with NOSM, but also Nipissing University, Canadore College and other Ontario colleges and universities. NBRHC chairs the development of regional Academic Health Science research Network to better address the unique needs of the north, overcome barriers that impact health care and ensure the transfer of knowledge into innovative evidence based care solutions.
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North Bay Regional Health Centre offers competitive salary, vacation, extended health and dental benefits, and pension plan through HOOPP.
Permanent Full–Time Director
Reporting to the Vice President of Mental Health, the Director provides leadership to advance excellence in quality, person centered care and practice through the integration of a variety of programs and services. The Director is responsible to create the operational framework for interprofessional care and treatment of patients across district and regional care settings. The Director ensures programs and services integrate evidence informed practice(s) and ensure practices and processes support quality care and practice at the individual, team and system level. Working in partnership with senior leaders, managers and staff, and external stakeholders the Director takes a leadership role in creating a just culture of care that is evidence informed, responsive to internal and external issues/trends and is sustainable and consistent with the organizations strategic priorities. The Director oversees a team that is well versed in professional and regulatory matters, oversees and monitors physical, human, and financial resources, anticipating future changes that will affect service delivery.
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The position supports and ensures excellence in care delivery, improvement in health outcomes, and achievement of standards of care established by NBRHC and Ministry of Health.
Criminal Reference Check including the Vulnerable Sector Check: recent within six (6) months is a requirement
Interested candidates are asked to submit your resume and cover letter quoting File NU MH-22-039 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. An acknowledgement will be sent only to those candidates who will be interviewed.
North Bay Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.
The North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) opened for patient care January 30, 2011. We are a unique healthcare organization with three primary roles—providing acute care services to North Bay and its surrounding communities; we serve as a district referral centre providing specialist services for smaller communities in the area; and we are the specialized mental health service provider serving all of northeast Ontario.