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Vice President, Clinical Programs/Integrated Health

Job Title: Vice President, Clinical Programs/Integrated Health
Job ID: 72273
Location: London Health Sciences Centre – Children’s Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Posting Deadline: September 6, 2020

Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre (“Children’s Hospital”), in London, Ontario is a world-class paediatric hospital, and the 4th largest Children’s Hospital in Canada.

Serving a population of 1.5 million, with over 400,000 children, Children’s Hospital is a major centre for medical research. It also serves as a teaching hospital for physicians, nurses and other health professionals, and has an active continuing medical education program.

As a regional referral centre, we provide specialized paediatric inpatient and outpatient services to children in Southwestern Ontario from birth through to age 18. Health care professionals, parents and families from all over the region count on the specialized expertise and care offered at Children’s Hospital.

From life-saving liver and bowel transplants to state-of-the-art oncology and infectious disease programs, trauma and intensive care, Children’s Hospital provides the finest paediatric care available.

Our hospital, staff and physicians are committed to patient and family-centred care and are recognized for providing specialized services and a multi-disciplinary approach to the care of children and their families.

Job Summary
Children’s Hospital is now seeking a values-based, participatory, patient and family-centered healthcare leader as the Vice President (VP) Clinical Programs/Integrated Health to support the organization’s growth and achievement of its strategic directions, grow their leadership talent and ensure excellent succession planning for the organization. Reporting to the Executive Vice President (EVP), Chief Clinical Officer and the President & CEO, LHSC, the VP Clinical Programs/Integrated Health will be responsible for the overall leadership, strategic direction, and management of the delivery of patient centered care within their portfolio, which includes over 38 unique programs and services designed to provide the full spectrum of care for our paediatric population. Additionally, the portfolio includes the LHSC Women’s Care Program, Executive oversight for the Maternal, Newborn, Child & Youth Network of southwestern Ontario, , Primary Care and LHSC’s Capacity Optimization Team. The Vice President is accountable and shares responsibility with other LHSC executives to assure the provision of safe, quality and cost-effective healthcare for our patients and community in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values.

The Ideal Candidate
You are a dynamic leader with a vision to drive interprofessional quality care and innovation in a rapidly changing healthcare environment. The role is responsible to achieve excellence in care, education and research. You have a proven clinical track record of building collaborative relationships by working in partnership to achieve and sustain results. You have a depth of experience in maternal, pediatrics and primary care health systems as well as leading and evaluating large scale complex change. You have in depth of knowledge of industry and regulatory trends as well as strong analytic and evaluative skills. The successful candidate will also be responsible for leveraging best evidence and through knowledge translation inform quality practice and professional development. In addition, you work effectively and collaboratively across the organization and region and maintain positive working relationships with the leadership of clinical, support services and medical programs.

Critical Competencies
  • Impact & Influence
  • Quality, Safety and Service Orientation
  • Building Organizational Capability
  • Holding Self and Others Accountable
  • Strategic Orientation
  • Emotional Intelligence and Assertiveness
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ progressive management experience senior hospital / health care leadership roles in related fields and complex organizations with significant change;
  • Member of a Regulated Health Profession preferred;
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration, or an equivalent field required;
  • Experience in governance, government relations and external representation regional to national is preferred;
  • Preference and consideration will be given to active members of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) who have, or are in process of attaining the Canadian Health Executive (CHE) Select certification program;
  • Demonstrated role model behaviours that support our organization’s core values of Compassion, Teamwork, Curiosity and Accountability;
  • A track record of success leading transformation within their previous portfolios, with a focus on lean processes and innovative models of care; • Passion for patient-centered care and high-quality safe care, caring and patient/family experiences;
  • Commitment to mentoring and coaching others with a strong personal desire to lead and motivate others in practice innovations;
  • A leadership style that is supportive and enabling, with an ability to hold people accountable;
  • Provides strategic management and operational people-centered leadership to both an assigned portfolio and the organization as a whole;
  • Experience in the oversight of the development of and compliance with the portfolio’s policies, processes and practices;
  • Collaborative and team-building expertise, both internal and external to LHSC with the ability to work with a diverse group of leaders and stakeholders with demonstrated success in moving key stakeholders to positive resolution;
  • An ability to attend work on a regular basis;
  • Using knowledge of the economy, industry trends and new developments in health care and academics in setting the vision and strategic direction for the portfolio;
  • Effectively position strategic change initiatives internally and externally with community partners and stakeholders; and
  • The preferred candidate will have an impeccable record of professional achievement along with a proven track record managing all clinical and non-clinical aspects of operations including neonatal, and paediatric services, combined with significant operation management experience for the continuum of obstetrics/neonatal/paediatric inpatient services within a complex, matrixed academic healthcare organization.
London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.

LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.

Please apply on our LHSC career page by clicking the link below:

Submission Requirements (please submit in one MS Word document)
  • Cover Letter, Resume and Listing of Education, Credentials and Certifications, References)
As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that reference checks may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a health review which includes providing vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis. In addition, they will need to provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step).

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last three (3) months

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.

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