Oct 17, 2018Full time
PRESIDENT St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is committed to making a difference in people’s lives and creating a sustainable healthy future for the community through integrated health services, and internationally recognized programs. SJHH is a member of the St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS), one of the largest integrated healthcare systems in Ontario. SJHH is affiliated with McMaster University and Mohawk College and recognized as a leading academic and research centre. The hospital has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care throughout its services, including excellence in respiratory care, kidney and urinary care, mental health and addictions, surgical services, cancer surgery and women’s and infants’ care. In addition, SJHH is home to many leading researchers and research teams, including the prestigious Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health and the innovative Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research. As a premier academic and research healthcare organization, SJHH’s mission is to provide dynamic research, revolutionary methods in health sciences education, and the highest standard of clinical care in a spirit of compassion, innovation and commitment that honours the legacy of the founding Sisters of St. Joseph and their courage to lead healthcare change. The Position The new President will lead SJHH at an exciting and dynamic period in health care. By focusing on patients, people and partners, SJHH is poised to be a leader in meeting the health needs of the community, academic partners and the broader provincial health system. The incumbent will be a visible, inclusive and strategic leader as the organization continues its journey of providing “ Compassionate Care. Faith. Discovery”, in a complex and changing provincial health system. The President will become a strategic partner to the CEO of SJHS, the Joint Boards of Governors and the Executive Team in setting priorities, leading excellence in patient and family centred care and continuing to work on forging even deeper relationships with staff, physicians, volunteers and partners. With an affinity for health care transformation, the President will continue to nurture an organizational culture that reflects, respects and serves a community that cares about and depends on SJHH for its health and wellness. Key leadership priorities for the new President will be to: Ensure clinical excellence, operational effectiveness and academic recognition, while supporting a faith-based, mission driven culture of compassion, accountability and high-quality patient and family-centred care in keeping with the legacy of the Sisters of St. Joseph . Champion and leverage academic and research excellence through advancing partnerships with McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Mohawk College and other academic organizations to further enable medical research breakthroughs and advanced education and training opportunities. Continue the success of the Integrated Comprehensive Care program by effectively partnering patients with healthcare providers across the regional health system. Optimize opportunities for health system leadership and innovation by actively engaging external partnerships across the business community, universities and colleges, governments, research centres, and other regional and provincial partners. Champion an organizational culture that empowers SJHH’s mission and values through integrated clinical programming and delivery of care. Lead the advancement of large-scale change initiatives such as the new strategic plan and future master planning. Engage and leverage the tremendous talent and commitment of staff, physicians and volunteers and the broader community to identify and implement high quality health system innovation. Actively engage with SJHH Foundation to gain donor support for excellence in care. Experience The ideal candidate will be a passionate, visionary and courageous health system leader with accomplishments that include exemplary executive healthcare leadership, significant operational accountability in a similarly complex healthcare environment, as well as a commitment to, and demonstrated experience working with, physician leaders, healthcare system partners and community stakeholders. In addition to an executive-level track record and a commitment to a culture of patient and family-centered care and academic/clinical excellence, he/she will be mission driven, as well as a collaborative and engaged leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will be a visionary, accomplished and “gifted change leader”, with a systems perspective, and a demonstrated ability to lead, innovate and transform complex multi-stakeholder/partner health system environments. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman, at firstname.lastname@example.org .