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Vice President, Interprofessional Practice & Academic Relations

Job Title: Vice President, Interprofessional Practice & Academic Relations
Job ID: 72266
Location: London Health Sciences Centre – Children’s Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Posting Deadline: September 6, 2020


London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, is dedicated to excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Since 1875, we have provided patient care for the people of London, the region, and beyond. Many national and international medical breakthroughs have been pioneered at LHSC, to the benefit of patients at home and around the world. Through our affiliation with Western University and more than 30 other educational institutions, we train more than 1,800 medical and health care professionals annually.

Job Summary
LHSC is now seeking a values-based, participatory, patient and family-centered healthcare leader to drive excellence in interdisciplinary care and scholarship. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing and Health Professions Officer and Chief Quality Officer, the Vice President (VP) Interprofessional Practice and Academic Relations will be responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction in promoting and supporting interprofessional practice excellence as well as advancing the academic mission in education and research. The VP Interprofessional Practice and Academic Relations 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 for championing teamwork with health professionals to support excellence in patient care, education, quality improvement and research initiatives. You have a proven clinical track record of building collaborative relationships by working in partnership to achieve and sustain results. You have experience with building new models of care, 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. Recent peer reviewed submissions would be ideal to support your candidacy. In addition, you work effectively and collaboratively across the organization 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
Qualifications
  • 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 required;
  • Master’s Degree in Health-Related Discipline or Nursing 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; • Track record of success leading transformation within their previous portfolio, 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;
  • Ability to create and communicate a vision and strategic direction, aligned with the corporate values and operating plan, for professional practice for Nursing and other health professionals, Library Services and Student Affairs to support tripartite mission;
  • 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;
  • Experience in resolving significantly contentious practice complaints and professional issues (including labour unions); identifying patterns of corporate risk;
  • Experience in measuring, assessing and approving improvements to professional practice, models of care, library services and student affairs, based on established performance indicators; and
  • Experience in overseeing the establishment of mechanisms and infrastructures to support and develop professional, evidence-based learning opportunities and a highly functioning interprofessional practice environment.
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.
 
 

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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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