Vice President of Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Officer

Ref.# NU19-01

DEPARTMENT: Senior Administration                                                        

POSITION : Vice President of Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Officer

STATUS : Permanent Full-time

RATE :  Negotiable



  • Master’s degree in Nursing or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Current and continuing registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Active membership in professional associations, e.g., RNAO
  • A minimum of 7 to 10 years’ progressive senior leadership experience 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation as it pertains to the hospital sector, including the Public Hospitals Act, the Broader Public sector Accountability Act, the Excellent Care for All Act, and the Public Sector Compensation Restraint to Protect Public Services Act
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork / team-leading skills, and previous success with interdisciplinary relationship building
  • Demonstrated clear framework for inter-professional practice which is meaningful for all disciplines
  • A track record in implementing and evaluating professional practice models, implementing professional standards and advancing the scope of practice
  • Knowledge of service improvement techniques and demonstrated history of ability in improving service delivery
  • Extensive and broad clinical background
  • Demonstrated respect for, and knowledge of, a wide variety of health care disciplines
  • Strong commitment to, and belief in, shared governance and decision-making processes
  • Demonstrated vision for professional practice, nursing, the organization and patient-centred care philosophy 


CLOSING DATE:  July 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

Resumes to be submitted to Debra Schenk, Human Resources @

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her application is received within the above time period.  It is also their responsibility to attach a current resume and/or other relevant documentation to their applications.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.  Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals are equal opportunity employers.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.