Physician Leadership & Executive Opportunities

PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Catholic Health Alliance of Canada

Our client, the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada (CHAC) (www.chac.ca), is an alliance of 14 Canadian Catholic Sponsor organizations representing 124 Catholic hospitals and health institutions across the country. The network includes seven provincial associations; 14 sponsors/owners of health care organizations; 90 hospitals and long-term care organizations; health care professionals; and affiliate organizations and individuals.  These institutions encompass 88,000 dedicated staff who serve over 5 million people per year with a combined annual budget in excess of $6 billion.

As the national voice for Catholic health care, the CHAC’s mission is to strengthen and support the ministry of Catholic health care organizations and providers. CHAC brings the 14 Sponsors (owners) together around a single table to develop common messaging and create tools and guidelines for the 124 organizations to advance the Catholic health ministry in Canada.  As such, CHAC contributes to making the Canadian health care system stronger, more responsive, and more sustainable.

With a vision to lead, collaborate, innovate and influence to improve health care in Canada and serve where the needs are greatest – especially the poor, vulnerable and marginalized – the CHAC is seeking a visionary leader with a motivating and engaging style to take the organization to the next level. Join CHAC as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Reporting to and working closely with the Governing Council, the President and CEO provides leadership for the implementation of the strategic direction aligned with CHAC’s Mission, Vision, and Values. The President and CEO will build, share, and advance a vision that captures the imagination of stakeholders.

As the ideal candidate, you are an inspiring and empowering leader and influential communicator who understands, or has a strong appreciation for, the value of Catholic health care. With extensive experience in health care, ideally from faith-based, values driven, or Catholic health care environments, you will bring a high degree of executive sophistication, creativity, and enthusiasm for the mandate of this organization.  A results-oriented leader with a bias to action, you are known for your ability to leverage resources, set priorities, and negotiate solutions to complex problems.  Your versatility and flexibility will serve you well in an increasingly complex and evolving health care environment.  Partners with whom you have collaborated have applauded your transparency and integrity, while your teams have always valued your entrepreneurial and resourceful leadership.

Working from a virtual office, this is a unique executive career opportunity for an inspired leader to implement system wide strategy on a national scale.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, MBA
Tel: 289-238-9079
Fax: 905-357-2601
Email: rcallaghan@medfall.com

All arrangements for site tours and interviews will be made by The Medfall Group.

CHIEF OF STAFF

West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON

Our client, West Park Healthcare Centre (www.westpark.org), invites applications for the Chief of Staff position.  The successful incumbent will enable the Centre to meet Ontario’s future healthcare needs as it builds a new state-of-the-art facility and transforms its 27 acre campus.

West Park is a University affiliated specialized rehabilitation and complex continuing care Centre with 276 inpatient beds, and a 200 bed Long Term Care facility. The Centre is an innovator in complex care and has earned an international reputation for clinical excellence, research, and education.  It provides a number of highly specialized provincial, regional and local programs, such as long-term ventilation and tuberculosis care, and a broad range of inpatient, ambulatory and outpatient services.

If you are seeking a rewarding clinical and leadership environment where you can shape a bright future, join the WPHC Leadership Team as Chief of Staff.

Reporting to the Board of Directors and working in partnership with the CEO and Senior Leadership Team, the successful candidate will play a pivotal strategic leadership role to ensure the delivery of high-quality medical care and further the academic mission of the Centre. This key leadership position will guide the professional staff, build upon a solid foundation of clinical excellence and champion the implementation of best practices.

Possessing a stellar clinical reputation, the optimal candidate will be a practicing generalist or specialist physician with experience in a community or academic hospital environment, and will have a track record of building innovative, sustainable and quality-driven clinical programs by inspiring excellence and leading progressive change.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, MBA
Tel: 289-238-9079
Fax: 905-357-2601
Email: rcallaghan@medfall.com

All arrangements for site tours and interviews will be made by The Medfall Group.

DIRECTOR, RESEARCH - ACADEMIC FAMILY MEDICINE

The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Mississauga,ON

Our client, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) (www.cfpc.ca), is the voice of family medicine in Canada. Representing more than 38,000 members across the country, the CFPC is the professional organization responsible for establishing standards for the training, certification, and lifelong education of family physicians and for advocating on behalf of the specialty of family medicine, family physicians, and their patients. The CFPC accredits postgraduate family medicine training in Canada’s 17 medical schools.

The CFPC is seeking a visionary leader to oversee and enhance academic family medicine research services on behalf of the College. Join their leadership team as Director, Research.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Academic Family Medicine, the Director, Research is responsible for all Research Department activities including building the capacity for family medicine research among the College’s membership and in the Canadian health care system. The Director, Research will also support the CFPC’s growth as a national leader in family medicine research.

Working closely with the CFPC’s Section of Researchers and its Council, the Director, Research supports the implementation of the Strategic plan – Section of Researchers Blueprint 2018–2023 – and builds relationships with key stakeholders in clinical, academic, and government environments at all levels.

The successful candidate will be a family physician who holds the CCFP Special Designation or a health care executive leader from the clinical, academic research, or health care sectors. Ideal candidates will have master’s-level preparation in a relevant field and/or equivalent research leadership experience.  This position is available as full-time or part-time to provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to continue with external clinical/research pursuits.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, MBA
Tel: 289-238-9079
Fax: 905-357-2601
Email: rcallaghan@medfall.com

All arrangements for site tours and interviews will be made by The Medfall Group.

MEDICAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nova Scotia Health Authority, NS

Our client, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) (www.nshealth.ca) , provides a wide range of high quality healthcare to Nova Scotians through inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services in addition to the provision of continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Healthcare services are delivered through 1 Specialty and 9 Regional Hospitals, 135 Community Centres, and 8 Collaborative Emergency Centres. NSHA operates approximately 3,500 hospital beds and care is provided across four geographic management zones: Western Zone; Central Zone; Northern Zone; and Eastern Zone.

If you are seeking a rewarding clinical and leadership environment where you can shape a bright future, harness the potential of committed colleagues and continue to inspire innovation and best practices, join the NSHA Leadership Team as Medical Executive Director, Eastern Zone.

Reporting to the Vice President Medicine, the Zone Medical Executive Director will lead the development, implementation, evaluation, and monitoring of provincially integrated medical service plans which allow the management zone to deliver safe and high quality care.

The NSHA is seeking a Medical Executive Director for the Eastern Zone. The position is based in Sydney, Nova Scotia.  The Eastern Zone is home to two regional hospitals, located in Antigonish and Sydney, 11 community hospitals, and one Collaborative Emergency Centre serving towns nestled between the mountains and the sea. Sydney’s Cape Breton Regional Hospital is the second largest acute care facility in Nova Scotia, and St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, in Antigonish, was founded in 1906 by the Sisters of St. Martha’s congregation, and provides a wide range of health care services.

Possessing a stellar clinical reputation, the optimal candidates will be practicing generalist or specialist physicians with experience in a community or academic hospital environment and will have a leadership track record of building innovative, sustainable, quality clinical service delivery programs by inspiring excellence in others to lead progressive change. These positions offer the opportunity to lead positive change while working with exceptional teams in a dynamic organization complete with an attractive lifestyle.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, MBA
Tel: 289-238-9079
Fax: 905-357-2601
Email: rcallaghan@medfall.com

All arrangements for site tours and interviews will be made by The Medfall Group.

CLINICIAN RESEARCHER/SCIENTIST
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, DIVISION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London, London, ON

Our clients, The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are seeking an Infectious Diseases physician for a full-time clinical academic appointment at Western University.

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools. Established in 1881, it was one of the founding schools of Western University and is known for being the birthplace of family medicine in Canada. The Schulich School of Medicine has a bold and exciting vision to become a global leader in optimizing life-long health through innovations in research, education and active engagement with their communities. With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Their research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application.

The Division of Infectious Diseases provides secondary and tertiary care for the City of London, Southwestern Ontario, and beyond. The Division focuses on finding innovative solutions to the challenges of Infectious pathogens in an academic environment. Their members have particular interests in many areas of Infectious Diseases including HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Infections in Transplant Patients, Infections in inner city health, Infection Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infections in developing countries. The emerging understanding of the impact of the human microbiome on health is another area of interest. There will be ample opportunity for research within the Division and collaboration with other members of the Department of Medicine including basic sciences researchers.

The successful candidate will be a Clinician Researcher or Scientist and hold a Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on qualifications and experience. The appointment will be made to the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, with a cross appointment to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

The successful candidate will hold an MD, or equivalent, be certified, or eligible to be certified in Infectious Diseases as a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The successful candidate will have experience providing excellent clinical care. Expected clinical duties of the successful candidate will include participation on the Inpatient Infectious Diseases Consult Teaching Service on a rotation with the team of 6 other adult Infectious Diseases Clinicians. In addition the candidate will participate in the Outpatient Infectious Diseases clinics. Clinical service will not exceed 25% of the candidate’s time.

Stakeholders to the search are open to supporting any research area in Infectious Diseases for any candidate who has demonstrated research productivity in Infectious Diseases or Microbiology/Immunology. Particularly rich opportunities for collaboration are in place for programs related to virulence mechanisms, antimicrobial resistance, or host-pathogen interactions of bacterial pathogens. The existing bacteriology research programs in the Department focus on virulence mechanisms of Helicobacter, Campylobacter, Staphylococci and Streptococci. The existing research academics spearhead successful and ground breaking research programs in HIV and viral pathogenesis, signaling and function of immune cells, and autoimmune disorders. There also will be opportunities for the successful candidate to collaborate in the area of danger signals in tissue injury, improved methods for organ preservation, treatment of viral-induced cancers, microbial septic shock, microbiome studies, and autoimmune mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis.

The successful candidate’s research will be aided by a newly constructed Imaging Pathogens for Knowledge Translation (ImPaKT) facility. This will include a state-of-the-art hybrid Containment Level (CL) 2+ and CL3 facility capable of supporting molecular and cellular investigations of major CL2 and CL3 restricted pathogenic microbes in conjunction with animal models of infectious disease. Included within the facility are multimodality imaging platforms for multi-spectral optical-x-ray imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) scanners. Research space will be provided by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology under the direction of Dr. Eric Arts, Chair of Microbiology and Immunology.

Opportunities also are available for advanced studies in the epidemiology of infectious diseases in partnership with the ICES program of Ontario. The robust “big data” resources available in association with the interlinked Ontario databases offer opportunities to further research in infections in population health.

The University and Hospitals are offering an exceptional Academic Clinician Researcher or Scientist opportunity that is both attractive and rewarding. The position provides a comprehensive compensation package that will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be composed primarily of the following sources: fee for service, alternative funding plan, and academic salary. Academic/research support will be negotiated with the preferred candidate with up to 80% of protected time for research. A comprehensive benefits program can be arranged. Relocation and other costs would be negotiable with the successful candidate.

Western University is located on 1,200 picturesque acres along the banks of the river Thames in beautiful London, Ontario, a city of 530,000 located within a 2-hour drive from Toronto and Windsor, Ontario / Detroit, Michigan. London boasts an extensive educational and health care community including two large teaching hospitals with multiple sites, two research institutes, an Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) node, and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario. With full time enrollment of 32,000, Western graduates students from a range of academic and professional programs. Details about Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry may be found at www.schulich.uwo.ca; Western University at www.uwo.ca; the Department of Medicine at www.schulich.uwo.ca/deptmedicine; the Division of Infectious Diseases at www.schulich.uwo.ca/infectiousdiseases; London Health Sciences Centre at www.lhsc.on.ca; and St. Joseph’s Health Care at www.sjhc.london.on.ca.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, MBA
Tel: 289-238-9079
Fax: 905-357-2601
Email: rcallaghan@medfall.com

All arrangements for site tours and interviews will be made by The Medfall Group.

PSYCHIATRISTS

Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor, ON

Our client, Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) (www.wrh.on.ca), is a multi-faceted health services organization operating from two main sites, the Metropolitan Campus and the Ouellette Campus. With 483 beds and an operating budget of half a billion dollars, WRH is the regional provider of advanced care in areas that include complex trauma, renal dialysis, cardiac care, stroke and neurosurgery, intensive care, acute mental health, family birthing centre, neonatal intensive care, paediatric services, and regional cancer services.  WRH provides a broad range of medical and surgical services required to support these specialized areas for more than 400,000 people in Windsor and Essex County.

Windsor Regional Hospital is seeking full-time or part-time General Adult Psychiatrists to support their inpatient and Emergency Room Adult Psychiatry services.

Working with a team of 12 psychiatrists, successful candidates will share responsibility for inpatient services as well as consult liaison service and emergency department coverage. With 68 psychiatric beds including an 8-bed PICU and two 30-bed units, the WRH Ouellette campus provides acute mental health care for residents of Windsor and Essex County who are over 16 years of age.  Services are focused on crisis intervention, inpatient care, including psychiatric consults in the Emergency Medicine Department. General Adult Psychiatrists provide support to hospital inpatient programs and services.  Staff Psychiatrists also have personal offices where they attend private patients, either in post-hospitalization follow-up or as referred by other physicians in the community.

The ideal candidates will possess a Canadian Fellowship in Psychiatry, be eligible for licensure in Ontario, and have solid clinical & interpersonal skills. Offering great flexibility and work/life balance, these full time or part time positions include a very attractive compensation, relocation, and incentive package complete with a very collegial, supportive, team environment and a highly innovative leadership team.

The Windsor-Essex area is a culturally diverse community rich with extensive parkland along with a southwest location that extends warm weather activities such a golfing, gardening, biking, hiking, and water sports. Windsor offers the unique features of a larger metropolitan area complemented by the benefits of a smaller community.  Living directly across the border from Detroit, Michigan places you on a cosmopolitan stage where arts, culture, professional sports, entertainment, fine dining, and an international airport are just moments away.  Best of all, you can enjoy access to all of these big-city features while living in the tranquility of a smaller, friendly, lower cost of living community free of traffic gridlock.

Please forward a CV in confidence to:

Robb Callaghan, MBA
Tel: 289-238-9079
Fax: 905-357-2601
Email: rcallaghan@medfall.com

All arrangements for site tours and interviews will be made by The Medfall Group.