Executive Director - Northumberland FHT (Cobourg)

Organization Name
Northumberland FHT (Cobourg)
Executive Director
FTE Type

1111 Elgin Street, West
Unit 10
Cobourg ON K9A 5H7

Closing date

The Northumberland Family Health Team (NFHT) was established in 2011 to provide high quality, accessible patient-centered care that offers a comprehensive range of health care services to manage and prevent disease and improve the health status of the residents of the Northumberland area. 
The interdisciplinary NFHT health care professional team works in an integrated and collaborative manner with hospital, community health and social service partners to provide high quality, efficient, seamless, and sustainable health care services.

Due to a retirement, the NFHT is seeking an innovative and energetic Executive Director (ED) with proven leadership, governance and collaboration skills to continue to manage and grow the organization as NHFT enters into an enhanced partnership with local health system stakeholders. The ED will be organized, goal-oriented, confident, and thrive in a challenging and changing environment. The role requires superior interpersonal and team-building skills, and a motivational leadership style.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED is responsible for the leadership and administration of the NFHT, ensuring appropriate systems and structures are in place for the effective management and control of the NFHT and its resources, in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. The ED represents the organization, develops strategic relationships with community partners and maintains confidence in the character and integrity of the NFHT with its clients, staff, health care partners, the public and funders.

The successful candidate will have a university degree and a minimum of five (5) years experience at the senior management level in health, public administration or business setting. You will have experience in financial and human resources management, governance, risk management, information technology management and experience in creating collaborative partnerships.

The NFHT is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes all interested qualified applicants. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Interested, qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter by 4:30 p.m. June 28, 2019 to Leslie Orpana at hr@nfht.ca.