Join our Board of Directors
Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital (SMGH) and Four Counties Health Services (FCHS) in Newbury form the Middlesex Hospital Alliance (MHA) and provide acute primary and secondary hospital care. The MHA service area takes in the western half of Middlesex County, eastern Lambton County and parts of Elgin County and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. These fully accredited organizations are committed to patient care, evidence based practice, continuous quality improvement and employee development.
The Middlesex Hospital Alliance is governed by a volunteer, knowledge-based Board of Directors comprised of 11 elected and 6 ex-officio members. Members of the Board are accountable to the Corporations of the Middlesex Hospital Alliance. As such the Board is composed of members collectively possessing knowledge and experience in governance; strategic planning; the health field; medical research; business and management; and have an understanding of health policies, system needs, issues, trends, diverse needs of the region, fiscal, financial and legal matters and an awareness of Provincial health trends.
The Middlesex Hospital Alliance’s Board of Directors is seeking candidates to serve on the Board of Directors. This is an opportunity to help shape healthcare. It invites applications from strategic thinking leaders who reside in the area, and are interested in using their expertise to make a difference in their own community.
If you are a recognized leader with a significant record of achievement in your area of expertise, and you have an interest in guiding and shaping the health system in your community, we want to hear from you. Demonstrated experience on a not-for-profit or corporate board, and knowledge of the current healthcare environment are essential.
Directors are appointed for a three-year term. The time commitment involved in serving on the Board totals approximately 6 hours per month consisting of preparation time and attendance at one committee meeting per month as well as the monthly Board meeting. As well, there is a one-day Board retreat scheduled at least annually. Board members are also given the opportunity to attend Ontario Hospital Association governance education sessions as appropriate.
Interested candidates are requested to submit their Resume and completed Board application no later than May 5, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Cathy Swan, Middlesex Hospital Alliance, SMGH site, 395 Carrie Street, Strathroy, ON N7G 3J4.