President and Chief Executive Officer

Our Client, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH), is a modern 158-bed facility providing comprehensive 24-hour coverage in Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, Emergency, Stroke care and Mental Health Care. STEGH operates within the Southwest LHIN – serving the City of St. Thomas and the surrounding municipalities within the County of Elgin. This award-winning hospital is conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Southwestern Ontario very close to the urban hub of London and Western University and 15 minutes from the popular beaches of Port Stanley.

With a highly-engaged Board of Governors, a strong Senior Leadership Team and dedicated Physicians and Staff, STEGH is seeking the recruitment of its next President and CEO – a dynamic individual who will provide executive leadership, champion the progressive work of the organization and support the hospital in achieving its vision and mission while taking the organization to the next level of excellence.

                                             President and Chief Executive Officer

Reporting to the Board of Governors and working closely with the Board Chair and the Senior Leadership Team, the President and CEO will be a role model, coach, mentor and ambassador for the organization. The President and CEO is accountable for leadership, strategy, guidance and direction to ensure and sustain a culture of continuous improvement which supports safe, high quality, cost effective care built around the patient-centred experience model within a LEAN operating and management system.

As a proven champion of innovation, service excellence, positive patient experiences and broad stakeholder engagement, the ideal candidate is a confident decision-maker who can forge successful relationships and maintain the respect of staff, physicians, colleagues, stakeholders, the Board, and the community at large.

The preferred candidate will possess experience in a related senior leadership capacity in an acute care hospital setting; a university degree in a related discipline ideally coupled with a postgraduate degree in management; and demonstrated experience in LEAN process improvement and in developing a LEAN organization culture that engages staff, physicians, stakeholders, patients and the community as owners and beneficiaries of the organization’s performance and outcomes.

Candidate experience will include demonstrated understanding of hospital governance and experience working with a volunteer Board; thorough knowledge of clinical program development, implementation and evaluation processes; thorough knowledge of strategic planning and implementation; and a proven track record of innovative leadership strategies that inspire staff, physicians and stakeholders for success.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:
Robb Callaghan, E-mail: Tel: 289-238-9079

Healthcare Executive & Physician Leadership Search