Executive Director- Central Lambton FHT (Petrolia)

Executive Director

Job description The Central Lambton Family Health Team is a patient-centered, multidisciplinary team of health care professionals who are dedicated to working together to provide primary health care services to the people of Central and rural Lambton County. The CLFHT is committed to providing a safe and compassionate working environment for all its staff, allied health professionals and physicians. We are looking for an innovative dynamic leader with demonstrated organizational management skills to support the continued growth and development of the Central Lambton Family Health Team. As Executive Director you will report to the Board of Directors and support the strategic plan and vision.  As Executive Director you will be responsible:
  • for leading the team in its goals to enhance and improve primary care services in our rural community by administration, evaluation, planning, and co-ordination of programs and services.
  • for ongoing professional development of an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals and administrative staff with an emphasis on continuing quality improvement
  • for building and managing collaborative relationships and strategic partnerships internally and with public and private sector organizations, including the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the Erie St. Clair LHIN and other health service providers

Desired Skills and Experience

This key role requires proven operational expertise, business planning and project management skills, and prudent administration of public funds.  The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of exceptional interpersonal, communication, organizational abilities, and experience working with a Board of Directors.  A demonstrated ability to encourage innovation and productive collaboration is required. This leadership role requires successful experience in the health care field and proven achievement in a senior management position; a certificate, university degree and/or Masters degree in one or more areas, preferably with an emphasis on health or business administration;  a motivational leadership style.  The successful candidate must excel at managing in a team environment. Deadline for submission: Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  Please submit your cover letter and resumé via email in confidence to: jill.edwards@clfht.com Please ensure your cover letter and resume are in MS Word format or Adobe PDF. We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. The salary for the above position will be governed by the guidelines established for the Family Health Team by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.