The Central Regional Health Authority extends from Charlottetown in the east, Fogo Island in the north, Harbour Breton in the south to the Baie Verte Peninsula in the west. This geographical area encompasses more than half of the total land mass of Newfoundland. Central Health is the second largest health region in Newfoundland and Labrador serving a population of approximately 94,000 and offering a continuum of health care services.
Services and programs offered include acute, long term care, community and other services within current resources. Central Health is committed to a Primary Health Care model of service delivery and accomplishes its mandate through five lines of business; promoting health and well-being, preventing illness and injury, providing supportive care, treating illness and injury, and providing rehabilitative services.
Throughout the region there are 264 acute care beds, 518 long term care beds, 32 residential units and 28 bassinets. The total workforce for Central Health is approximately 3,200 including salaried physicians. There are approximately 76 fee-for-service physicians practicing within the region.
As the new President & CEO, you will lead the organization in the implementation of new strategic directions, with a focus on key health system issues including optimizing patient care and patient safety, furthering clinical collaboration with other health care providers, and grow Central Health’s region-wide presence and capacity to deliver exceptional, sustainable health care.
The ideal candidate possesses a track record of achievement in senior health care administration, coupled with an affinity for health care provision in rural settings. Innovative and diligent, the CEO will be prepared at the Masters level, is a consummate communicator and ambassador for the organization, and is acknowledged as a true leader and catalyst for innovation. In addition, the ideal candidate has demonstrated ability in creating a climate of continuous improvement and creativity aimed at systemic change and excellence in health care service delivery.
You won’t find a more exciting leadership opportunity than this, or a greater chance to contribute to meaningful health care transformation!
If you are an inclusive leader, accustomed to working with multiple stakeholders in a high performance organization and would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact Penny Mirams, Partner, Health Care or Trevor Smith, Consultant, Health Care in our Toronto Office at: 416-366-1990 or submit your resume online by selecting where you heard about the role and clicking “Add to List” below.