Vice President, Nursing, Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer – Homewood Health

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Homewood Health Inc. is the Canadian leader in mental health and addiction services. With over 140 years of experience, Homewood Health achieves outstanding outcomes every day. We have a national mental health and addiction stepped care continuum that leverages expertise and evidence across a national network of services aligning patient/client needs with the right services to achieve the best outcomes.

Within the continuum is one of Canada’s largest and leading facilities for medical treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Homewood Health Centre is a designated Schedule 1 and private mental health facility offering a wide range of in-patient and out-patient mental health and addiction treatment programs, with specialized treatment plans for specific conditions such as depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Homewood Health Centre is accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada and is involved in research and education initiatives aimed at advancing the field of mental health and addiction treatment. Homewood Health is redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive, and more fulfilling lives.

Vice President, Nursing, Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer

Reporting to the President and Chief of Staff, the Vice President, Nursing, Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer is a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) and is accountable for playing a key leadership role in treatment facilities strategic planning, leadership team planning, decision-making and, ultimately, the delivery of high-quality patient and client care and experience in alignment with the organization’s vision, purpose and values.

The VP & CNO will provide strategic direction and operational senior leadership for nursing and PSW teams and related patient services, including Clinical Education, Informatics, Infection Prevention and Control, Nutrition Services, Lab Services, Pharmacy, Recreation Therapy, and off-unit therapy programs and services. They will provide visionary leadership and strategic direction for nursing and patient services, guiding the development and implementation of initiatives to enhance safety, patient/client care, improve clinical outcomes, and promote a culture of excellence. They will collaborate with senior leadership, clinical leaders, and interdisciplinary teams to develop and execute strategic plans, goals, and objectives that align with the organization’s purpose, vision, and values. Additionally, they will be responsible for setting standards of healthcare excellence based on organizational, professional and accreditation standards along with developing and implementing nursing recruitment strategies to ensure optimal staffing in all programs and services.

The ideal candidate will preferably possess a Master’s Degree in Nursing, complemented by additional business and leadership training. In addition, they will possess a minimum of 8 to 10 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare and nursing leadership within a mental health and addictions environment. Our ideal candidate will have achieved a high degree of credibility in nursing practice and clinical operations across both public and private sector environments. As well, the successful candidate will be a highly collaborative leader, with a track record of coaching and mentoring high-performing teams, a high degree of business acumen, and the ability to work through complex issues and challenges. Most importantly, this new leader will have a strong appreciation for building organizational strength and capacity through positive culture and team-building.

To Apply

To express interest in this exciting opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume, in confidence. For additional information contact Natalie Woods at

Homewood Health 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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