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Osgoode's Part-time Professional LLM in Health Law


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Engage with faculty who are shaping the debate in the area of health law and professionals who are as passionate about the issues as you are. Start classes in September 2020.
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Executive Lead, Indigenous Health

An Exciting Leadership Opportunity at Island Health:

Are you passionate about strengthening and developing relationships with Indigenous Peoples with the goal of improving health outcomes for First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples?

Island Health is searching for an Executive Lead, Indigenous Health to implement Island Health’s Indigenous Health Strategic Plan, deliver on the requirements set out in the Ministry of Health’s annual Mandate Letter and Bilateral Agreements and lead the overall operations of the Indigenous Health Program.

As the Executive Lead, Indigenous Health, you will partner with a wide range of senior internal and external stakeholders to foster effective relationships, leadership and service advancement. It is critical that an Indigenous lens is applied to the development, review and revision of Island Health’s organization values, governance, administration, decision-making, staff development, communications, and planning, monitoring and evaluation of services. This position is a member of the Executive Steering Committee.

This role reports to senior leaders to enable and facilitate system transformation and service delivery improvements that improve the wellness, health and care needs of Indigenous peoples on Vancouver Island.

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in a health-related field supplemented by 10-15 years of experience in progressively senior roles, including experience interacting with Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous leaders.
Island Health is committed to respecting diversity within our workforce; preference will be given to candidates with Indigenous ancestry including First Nations, Métis or Inuit. Familiarity with Vancouver Island First Nations, Métis Charted Communities, and Friendship Centres is an asset.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous health care needs, service and issues as well as knowledge of the culture, protocol and traditions of Indigenous peoples to ensure respect, diplomacy and tact to honour established and new relationships as a representative of the health authority.
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex organizational and system dynamics, Indigenous health issues, community health system needs, community development, socioeconomic determinants of health, Aboriginal community organizations and traditional protocols, research literature and trends on Indigenous health issues.
  • Ability to lead, plan, manage and implement positive change and foster a healthy, effective and efficient work environment.

To apply for this exciting opportunity at Island Health, please submit your résumé and cover letter to Alla Ushkaltseva, Director, Talent Acquisition: or Suzanne Germain, Strategic Advisor, Priority Populations & Initiatives: 

CHE Select Program

The Certified Health Executive (CHE) Program is the only leadership designation in Canada for health leaders. The CHE is aligned to the LEADS Domains which supports self-directed, life-long learning.

CHE Select intensifies the College’s role in supporting leaders in Canadian health system to define and understand their leadership and the role they play in leading systems change, it includes individual development and will also support organizational culture and systems change.

Deerhurst Resort (Muskoka)

Members receive 20% off room rates at Deerhurst Resort (Muskoka) and special or complimentary access to golf courses at various Skyline Resort properties.