President and Chief Executive Officer

Brant Community Healthcare System

  • Full Time
  • Brantford, ON

Career opportunities are presented in the language received.

Embrace this opportunity to lead healthcare delivery for one of the fastest growing and increasingly diverse communities in Ontario.

The Brant Community Healthcare System operates 324 beds and serves a growing population of 150,000+ people across Brantford, County of Brant, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Six Nations of the Grand River First Nation, and the surrounding communities.

In 1885, Brantford General Hospital (BGH) was established by a group of local physicians and citizens to serve the hospital needs of the local population. In 1999, The Willett Hospital in Paris and the Brantford General Hospital became partners in the Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS). Over 2,700 staff, physicians, and volunteers work at BCHS supporting the long history of quality healthcare across the region. BCHS is an affiliated teaching site of McMaster University Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.  As the only acute care facility in Brant County, BCHS is committed to providing specialty programs and services to the 150,000+ people it serves.  BCHS is dedicated to building and sustaining a high quality and safe patient and family-centered system of care respected by the community and employees.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is accountable for providing overall senior leadership for the operations of the organization, ensuring that the strategic plan, operational objectives and policies established by the Board are carried out, to provide efficient and effective delivery of services to the communities serviced by the hospital.

The ideal candidate will possess educational preparation including, but not limited to, an undergraduate degree and Masters degree in Business, Health Administration or related field.  They will bring their success in an executive leadership role in a complex, healthcare organization or system of a similar scale.  They will have built strong and collaborative relationships with other healthcare providers, First Nation Communities, and various levels of government in Ontario.   They are a systems thinker and a visionary leader, able to capitalize on opportunities for innovation and quality improvement, and lead in a period of great change.  A major focus in the coming years will be the upcoming redevelopment of the Emergency Department, and the building of a new hospital.  The CEO will be visible and inspirational, capable of mobilizing teams to take on big challenges and opportunities to transform the care delivered to the communities served by the hospital.

To express interest in this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to or contact Penny Mirams, Partner at 647-395-0176 or

Brant Community Healthcare System and Mirams Becker are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace; we welcome applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons.  Brant Community Healthcare System is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.