Director, Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging - Full Time - Markham Site

  • Oak Valley Health
  • Jun 28, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Land acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.

Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of respect, trust, commitment, compassion and courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills

What We Need:

The Director, Diagnostic and Laboratory Services is a key leadership role accountable in partnership with the Chief Diagnostic Imaging and the Chief Pathology and Medical Laboratory for the quality of care and safe practice provided by a multi-disciplinary medical, technical and clinical team.

The director with support from the managers, decision support and financial professionals is accountable for establishing and managing the capital and operating budgets, staff competence/productivity, professional practice, patient care protocols, and risk management. The director leads the team in development of operational goals, objectives and strategic diagnostic services program development based on industry knowledge and expertise. The director leads planning and procurement of capital assets, minor equipment and supplies.

What you bring to the role:

  • Minimum five (5) years of leadership experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Medical Radiation Sciences, Diagnostic Modality or Laboratory Sciences or equivalent
  • Completion of Masters in Healthcare or Business or willingness to complete
  • Proven leader with integrity, demonstrates ability to earn and retain stakeholder trust
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner as well as collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Demonstrated experience to motivate, coach and develop team members
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated experience in promoting high quality, interprofessional work environments that result in safe, quality, patient-centered outcomes
  • Demonstrated success of organizational change initiatives that have improved both clinical and fiscal utilization
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, execute and change management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to adopt effective and relevant technology and automation to achieve continuous quality service improvement
  • Commitment to working in partnership with patients and families and building a culture dedicated to improving the patient experience
  • Ability to apply communication, facilitation and conflict management skills and expertise to influence and negotiate effective quality of care process and resolution of issues/disputes
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians
  • Proven facilitation, communication, relationship building, collaboration, leadership and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze fiscal, patient care data and statistics
  • Commitment to on-going learning and professional development
  • Strong understanding of health care roles, scope of practice and health-care related legislation (e.g. RHPA, QCIPA)
  • Demonstrated ability to access, interpret, and synthesize evidence-based practices
  • Demonstrates knowledge in clinical practice in the care of patients
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.

Work Schedule:


Monday to Friday Days.

Please note schedules may change due to operational needs.




$71.65 - $93.50

Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 468,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).


Our 542 physicians, 35 midwives, over 3,000 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?


COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


Oak Valley Health diversity statement 

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration and we encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of Oak Valley Health. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.


We are honoured to be recognized as one of Forbes Canada's Best Employers for Diversity 2023. We ranked within the top 150 organizations across the country. Learn more about our commitment to EDI.

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