Chief of Staff – Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

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Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a healthy work/life balance is easy to achieve with exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound. Simcoe County is forecast to be one of the fastest growing regions in the province over the next 25 years with plans of major expansion in health care services to continue to serve the local and regional communities.

People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Their committed team has helped the community for over a century. They offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: Trust, Courage and Teamwork. OSMH is an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.

Chief of Staff

Working in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer and the Executive Team, The Chief of Staff (COS) is responsible for participating in the effective implementation of plans, policies and procedures pertaining to medical staff consistent with the OSMH’s strategic plan and, in accordance with policies established by the Board, to ensure the smooth delivery of professional staff care. The COS will play a key leadership role as the Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and will be responsible for reviewing the utilization of hospital resources, quality initiatives, clinical and professional standards, and will oversee physician human resource planning. The COS will report regularly to the Board about the activities and recommendations of the Medical Advisory Committee and will ensure physician credentialling meets all legislative requirements.

The ideal candidate is a physician licensed to practice in Ontario and is in good standing with their respective College. They will possess experience in a medical leadership role in a similar environment where strong interpersonal communication skills and cultural awareness contribute to their success. They are a collaborative leader who is fair, objective, and impartial and who promotes ongoing learning and development through coaching and mentorship. Management/Leadership courses from the Physician Management Institute (or equivalent) preferred. A Master’s degree in health or business administration is considered an asset. Strong experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of best practices, quality and safety initiatives is essential as is a passion for patient-centred care.

To Apply

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Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital and Mirams Becker are equal-opportunity employers committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We respect, encourage, and celebrate diversity. We are committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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