Physician Leadership & Executive Opportunities

MEDICAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

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, Western Zone or 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.

Western Zone:

The NSHA is seeking a Medical Executive Director for the Western Zone. The position is based in Kentville, Nova Scotia.  The Western Zone is home to three regional hospitals, located in Bridgewater, Yarmouth and Kentville, five community hospitals, two community health centres and one Collaborative Emergency Centre. Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville is the regional referral centre for Annapolis Valley and beyond, offering a wide range of health care services, including medicine, surgery, obstetrics, paediatrics, intensive care, emergency, psychiatry, and addictions.

Eastern Zone:

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.

CORPORATE CHIEF, DEPARTMENT OF PAEDIATRICS AND CO-MEDICAL DIRECTOR, WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

William Osler Health System, Brampton, ON

Our client, William Osler Health System (Osler) (www.williamoslerhs.ca), is one of Ontario’s largest community hospital organizations delivering Patient Inspired Healthcare through more than 650,000 patient interactions every year.  With three hospital sites, Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital, and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness, Osler offers a wide range of health services provided by skilled health professionals working in multidisciplinary teams within a caring environment.

With a mission to provide innovative health care delivered with compassion, the organization currently has 882 beds, over 5,000 staff, 1,050 medical staff and 1,100 dedicated volunteers.  Osler is seeking an exceptional clinician who can provide visionary leadership to the Department of Paediatrics and the broader medical community. Join Osler’s leadership team as Corporate Chief, Department of Paediatrics and Co-Medical Director, Women’s and Children’s Services.

The successful candidate must possess an FRCPC in Paediatrics, be eligible for licensure in Ontario, have several years of clinical leadership experience and possess superior interpersonal & communication skills. An accomplished clinician with vision and a flair for inspiring people will welcome this opportunity to lead the Department of Paediatrics and its dynamic team.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff and to the Executive Vice President, Quality, Academic and Medical Affairs, the next Corporate Chief, Department of Paediatrics and Co-Medical Director, Women’s and Children’s Services, will advance Osler’s mission and vision for excellence in the provision of healthcare services. This is an exceptional leadership opportunity in an outstanding organization complete with an attractive compensation package.

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, HAMILTON CENTER FOR CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Hamilton, ON

Our client, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) (www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca), is redefining the delivery of cardiovascular healthcare through the development of the “Hamilton Center for Cardiovascular Health” (HCCVH).  To lead the development of this innovative center of excellence, HHS is seeking an accomplished, dynamic, innovative individual to assume the position of inaugural Director of the newly created HCCVH. With the support of the hospital administration, five successful independent physician/surgeon groups (Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Stroke and Thrombosis) have decided to merge under a common structure and vision. The HCCVH will allow HHS to transform cardiovascular care, training, and research and expand its impact as a world leader in cardiovascular health.  This exciting opportunity requires a visionary leader with an established track record as a transformative healthcare leader.

With a foundational blue print developed, the Director of the HCCVH will lead the establishment of the administrative structure, set priorities and strategic directions, guide strategic fund raising, and act as the ambassador for the HCCVH. The Director will champion innovative integrated care models across the 5 physician/surgeon groups, promote and support research, and, in collaboration with McMaster University, develop and implement novel integrated training opportunities for physicians.

The HCCVH Director will report to the VP Adult Regional Care. The Hamilton General Hospital based Physician/Surgeon service leads will report to the HCCVH Director. The HCCVH Director will work in partnership with these Physician/Surgeon leads and the Administrative Directors of the Cardiac and Vascular Program and the Neurosciences Program to develop and lead the HCCVH.

Possessing a stellar clinical reputation, the ideal candidate will be an established cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, stroke specialist, thrombosis specialist, vascular surgeon, or other related specialist. Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the province of Ontario through the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Individuals with a strong track record in establishing successful interdisciplinary programs or integration of physician/surgeon groups are encouraged to explore this exciting career defining opportunity.

This position will require the equivalence of approximately 20 hours per week, however, the activity will vary depending on work priorities. The Director of the HCCVH would also be expected to spend a portion of their time working in clinical care at Hamilton Health Sciences.  The successful applicant will receive a competitive compensation package.

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, DEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND PROGRAM CO-MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Niagara Region, ON

Our client, Niagara Health (NH) (www.niagarahealth.on.ca), is one of the largest multi-site health care systems in Ontario serving 434,000 residents within the Regional Municipality of Niagara. With over 900 beds, 4800 employees, and a $500M budget, NH provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services across six sites encompassing operations in Fort Erie, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Port Colborne, Welland, and a new one million square foot state-of-the-art hospital in St. Catharines.

The transformation of healthcare service delivery across Niagara continues with planning underway to build an additional ultramodern hospital in South Niagara Falls. Strong academic partnerships are a priority for NH as the organization builds on a robust relationship with McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.  Playing a pivotal role for the growth of several key programs including regional services, NH is seeking a visionary leader who can champion innovation, academic and clinical program expansion, and the delivery of safe, high quality, leading edge practice.  Join the NH Leadership Team as Chief, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Program Co-Medical Director.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff & Executive Vice President Medical and to the Executive Vice President, Clinical Services, the Chief, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Program Co-Medical Director will possess an FRCSC, be eligible for licensure in Ontario, and have a proven track record of clinical leadership excellence.  The next Chief will have the exciting mandate of further developing a top tier team while participating in the planning for the new hospital in the beautiful South Niagara Region.

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.