Vice President Clinical Services & CNO Posting 63 – 2016 Vice President Clinical Services & CNO

Middlesex Hospital Alliance

Job Status: Full-time

Department: Admin

Location: Strathroy

Closing Date: August 25, 2016

Posting 63 – 2016
Vice President Clinical Services & CNO

The Middlesex Hospital Alliance (MHA) is seeking a dynamic and charismatic Vice President Clinical Services & CNO to join its senior leadership team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly qualified and motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in this highly respected organization.
The MHA is made up of two partner sites; Four Counties Health Services (FCHS) and Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital (SMGH). FCHS is a modern primary acute care hospital located in the Village of Newbury, at the intersection of Lambton, Kent, Middlesex, and Elgin Counties (approximately halfway between London and Chatham). FCHS is located in a peaceful country setting with easy access to all major highways of Southwestern Ontario and Michigan. The facility provides 24 hour emergency and medical care as well as numerous diagnostic and ambulatory services. SMGH serves a population of approximately 35,000 residents. It is located approximately 40 km west of the City of London. SMGH is a full service community hospital providing a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and ambulatory care services.

The Vice President Clinical Services & CNO provides strategic leadership as the patient care executive leader responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions/services within the hospital organization. This position provides direction, leadership, planning, organizational and general management for all aspects of patient care ensuring integration of services and compliance with long range objectives and strategies, including the provision of excellent quality services and responsible fiscal management. As Vice President Clinical Services & CNO you will also participate and/or lead various leadership and regional committees with external stakeholders and partners. You must possess a thorough understanding of the healthcare environment and possess broad experience with a full range of functions, systems and support, and allied health services, forecasting needs and securing new programming and related funding. The individual will also assist in the development of short and long range operational and capital plans.

As a member of the MHA’s senior leadership team reporting to the President & CEO, you will be a trusted partner to the President & CEO and will provide guidance and counsel to the senior leadership team in all clinical and operational affairs; ensure the achievement of current and long-range goals and provide direction and guidance for all activities in accordance with policies, goals and objectives established by the CEO and Board of Directors.

MHA is a progressive, team oriented and technologically adept organization of excellence. Our culture is one which fosters an open, collaborative environment where teamwork and professional development flourish. The MHA was accredited with exemplary status in the fall of 2013. We are proud to provide quality, personalized care to the rural communities west and southwest of London Ontario. Our people make the MHA a great place to work.

• Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• Graduate degree in nursing or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in a complex health care setting
• Collaborative and visionary leader with a proven track record of inspiring people and mobilizing teams
• Recognized for inter-professional systems-level thinking
• Current drivers license and vehicle
• Demonstrated experience in effectively leading change
• Excellent communication skills
• A track record of innovation
• A highly strategic and inspirational clinical leader
• Excellent and proven interpersonal skills
• A strong business acumen
• A credible leader who acts with integrity and moral wholeness

Be part of inspiring passion. At MHA, the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other are undeniable. In fact, we rely upon each other’s strengths and passion to deliver exceptional patient satisfaction and high quality service each and every day. Join us and experience our commitment to teamwork firsthand—how it inspires us to bring better health care to the communities we serve.

To be considered for this exciting leadership opportunity, please submit your resume in confidence by mail or email no later than 3:00 pm EST August 25, 2016 to:

Todd Stepanuik, President & CEO
Middlesex Hospital Alliance
SMGH Campus
395 Carrie Street, Strathroy, ON N7G 3J4

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of a job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police check (original document) completed in the last 12 months.

We welcome the application of any and all individuals who are excited to demonstrate a shared commitment to an exceptional patient experience and contribute to our positive workplace culture. Making a commitment to not just what we do but how we do it is a philosophy that is a primary focus at MHA — as a health care organization, a major area employer, and a community resource.

Our belief in how we deliver patient care, interact with each other and hold one another accountable creates, strengthens and supports a remarkable and unforgettable hospital experience – for those who seek care as well as for those who work here.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you have difficulty submitting your application through our online application form, please call 519-245-1550 x.5941 (leave a message after regular office hours), detailing your concern.

Employment Standards Act S. 15
Personal Information is collected under the authority of the Employment Standards Act S. 15 and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Middlesex Hospital Alliance. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 395 Carrie Street, Strathroy, Ontario N7G 3J4 519-245-1550 x.5941.