Health System Executive - Lakeridge Health

  • Boyden
  • Nov 20, 2023
Full time Executive

Job Description

Health System Executive

Lakeridge Health

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 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, and provide safe, high-quality, compassionate care in our state-of-the-art long-term care home, Lakeridge Gardens.

Guided by our vision of One System. Best Health. and supported by a dedicated team of more than 8,700 staff, physicians, and volunteers, Lakeridge Health is working in collaboration with its Durham Ontario Health Team, primary care, and community partners to foster a truly integrated, regional system of care. Together, we are focused on empowering people to live their best health and fostering an accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for all.

Reporting to the CEO, the Health System Executive (HSE) is a key member of the Lakeridge Health Senior Leadership Team. In partnership with SLT members, the HSE is accountable to advance the Corporation’s strategic directions consistently across this portfolio, including our Long Term Care Home, Complex Continuing Care and Healthy Aging. This position will be responsible for our community strategies including Family and Community Medicine, and will support the Durham Ontario Health Team. To advance LH’s important work related to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Anti-Racism, the HSE will lead population health engagement, particularly focused on Durham Indigenous and Black communities.

The HSE will partner with organizations in the community and beyond to advance integrated and patient centered care delivery for Durham Region. The HSE will lead and influence system change in order to drive improvements in the performance of the system at large and participate in applicable regional and provincial planning, coordination, and improvement strategies to improve quality and performance. This role will also work to advance strong partnerships with medical staff internally and externally and will work closely with physician leadership to ensure the development and implementation of new programs.

With a demonstrated commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and anti-racism, the HSE will possess a record of accomplishment in senior health systems leadership; 10+ years of relevant progressive clinical operations oversight and administrative experience; proven ability to determine, communicate, lead, and execute transformational strategic directions by leveraging high-performing executive teams; and demonstrated success in formulating and implementing creative and innovative initiatives based on the Institute for Health Care Improvement Quadruple Aim (designed to simultaneously improve the health of our community, the care experience of our patients and families and the wellness of our team as we deliver care). A Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Health Care Administration or a related discipline is preferred; clinical credentials are advantageous but are not an absolute pre-requisite. We welcome applications from marginalized and equity deserving groups, including members of Black and Indigenous communities.

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. 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.

Job Category

Executive Director


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