CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB) is the provincially mandated cancer authority and is responsible for setting strategic priorities and long-term planning for cancer and blood disorders. CCMB provides clinical services to both children and adults. The cancer services the organization provides to Manitobans include prevention, early detection, multidisciplinary cancer treatment, as well as supportive and end-of-life care. CCMB is also responsible for radiation protection throughout the province. In addition, the Research Institute at CCMB investigates all aspects of cancer and blood disorders, including research to improve the patient’s experience while at CCMB.
CancerCare Manitoba relies on the ongoing support of Manitoba Health and a close working relationships with regional health authorities to deliver quality cancer services to Manitobans. The financial assistance provided by donations to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is vital to undertaking research and providing quality care to Manitobans.
The organization’s multidisciplinary approach to patient care attracts experts in medical, radiation, and surgical oncology, hematology, the best and brightest scientists, passionate nursing staff, and other dedicated healthcare professionals.
CCMB has four locations in Winnipeg. The main site at 675 McDermot Avenue provides chemotherapy and radiation treatments, patient support services and houses the Research Institute. In Brandon, in partnership with Prairie Mountain Health, the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre offers residents of western Manitoba access to radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and patient support services.
About the Chief Medical Officer
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is a key member of the CCMB’s executive leadership team and provides strategic leadership and operational oversight for all of the clinical oncology and hematology programs, departments, and associated clinical services provided province-wide by CCMB. The CMO closely works with the Chief of Clinical Operations and other members of the executive team to communicate key care standards and goals and to best align physician activities in support of patient services, partnerships, and ancillary services. In collaboration with department and program leaders and the executive team, the CMO has overall responsibility for planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating clinical programs to ensure equitable and culturally-responsive, patient- and community-centered high-quality care and improved access to care and improved outcomes in cancer and blood disorders throughout Manitoba.
The CMO will provide leadership to medical directors and department heads and create and sustain a high-performance organization, based on a commitment to high-quality care, the needs of the patient, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Key Leadership Accountabilities
Accountability 1: Strategic and Operational Planning
Accountability 2: Financial, Human Resource, and Performance Leadership
Accountability 3: Quality of Care
Accountability 4: Stakeholder, Partner, And Public Relations
Education, Experience and Competency Requirements
The Chief Medical Officer requires strong leadership skills and the ability to develop and maintain a high-performance environment and has demonstrated experience in medical program management in a multidisciplinary environment and administration within a complex health care organization. The candidate is a systems-thinker who will have broad strategic planning abilities, and the skills and vision to respond in an innovative way to the evolving issues and challenges in cancer care delivery. The ideal candidate will have the ability to motivate and engage physicians and collaborate with community partners to move CCMB forward. They will inspire teamwork and develop and achieve shared objectives in a consultative management style combined with the ability to make difficult decisions when necessary.
For the full position description please visit https://www.mnp.ca/en/services/consulting/executive-recruiting/career-opportunities/chief-medical-officer-cancercare-manitoba
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