Chief of Staff - Lakeridge Health

  • Boyden
  • Jun 20, 2022
Full time Chief of Staff

Job Description

With five hospitals, four emergency departments, three critical care units, a long-term care home, a full range of medical and surgical specialties, and more than 20 community health-care locations, Lakeridge Health offers some of the broadest and most comprehensive range of acute care, ambulatory care, and long-term care services in Ontario.

Lakeridge Health is home to several regional specialty centres and services, including the Central East Regional Cancer Program, R.S. McLaughlin Durham Regional Cancer Centre, The Shoulder Centre, and eye care and chronic kidney disease services. Additionally, we are proud to serve our community with a full suite of inpatient, ambulatory, and community-based mental health and addictions services, as well as provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care in our state-of-the-art long-term care home, Lakeridge Gardens. Lakeridge Health has a long-standing academic partnership with Queen’s University and other academic centres.

Guided by our vision of One System. Best Health. and supported by a dedicated team of more than 7,700 staff and volunteers, including 700+physicians, Lakeridge Health is focused on improving the overall health and wellness of people in Durham Region and beyond and fostering an accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for all. Along with our essential role as a regional provider of high-quality acute care, within five years, Lakeridge Health’s goal is to become a leading health system focused on improving the overall health and wellness of the people in our region.

The Board of Trustees of Lakeridge Health (LH) wishes to recruit an inspirational senior physician leader as Chief of Staff to take Lakeridge Health to its next level of achievement, building upon the high quality and high value patient care provided in the organization. Promoting a healthy, safe, diverse, inclusive, and respectful workplace that aligns with LH’s values, the Chief of Staff will drive the quality agenda and advance clinical programming development and implementation through engagement of the Medical Staff at every level of the organization.

With a record of accomplishment in progressive clinical and administrative roles in complex healthcare organizations, the new Chief of Staff will bring political acuity, change management, innovation and creativity in a complex environment. The Chief of Staff will have experience in or affinity for health system development (consistent with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Quadruple Aim), and will leverage collaborative partnerships in the community to improve the health of defined populations within Durham Region. The Chief of Staff will be licensed or eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. This administrative time commitment for this position is .6 -.8 FTE.

For more information or to pursue this opportunity, please contact Jim Stonehouse, Partner and Pamela Colquhoun, Partner via Kathy Luu  

As an organization that serves the diverse communities of Durham Region, Lakeridge Health is committed to fostering an environment that promotes inclusion, diversity, and equity. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process. If you are applying for a position, please let us know any needs you may have in advance.


Oshawa, ON