Chief Nursing Executive

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The North Shore Health Network is seeking applications for the role of Chief Nursing Executive.

About The North Shore Health Network

NSHN aims to be recognized for excellence in the provision of rural health care and service delivery in an integrated model. We are a small rural northern Ontario health care corporation with three sites situated along the north shore of Lake Huron. The three sites are located in Blind River (main site), Thessalon and Richards Landing.

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The Person

As the successful candidate, you are registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  A master’s degree in nursing or another relevant discipline is preferred. As a knowledgeable and experienced clinical leader, you have a minimum of 4 to 7 years of diverse clinical, senior operational and nursing leadership experience. You have a diverse background and a passion for patient/resident and family centered-care and knowledge of rural healthcare. As part of this role a flexible work location can be discussed should you be the successful candidate.

The Position

As the new Chief Nursing Executive (CNE), you will join NSHN at a time when we endeavor to work with our various partners in providing safe, high-quality, compassionate health care.

As CNE, you are a senior leader with accountabilities that include:

  • Providing clinical leadership to ensure care is delivered effectively and safely resulting in the best possible outcomes for the patient/resident.
  • Participating as an active key member of the Senior Management team.
  • Participating as non-voting member of the Medical Advisory Committee.
  • Establishing and responsibly leading the Continuous Quality Improvement program and Clinical Risk Management activities at the NSHN.
  • Providing vision and leadership in the development of partnerships.
  • Ensuring that areas of responsibility are managed in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Carrying out necessary administrative functions as required.

If this is you, please email your resume to to confidentially explore this opportunity. You may also mail your resume to the ATTN of Human Resources P.O. Box 970, Blind River, Ontario P0R 1B0.

Deadline for application is December 1, 2019