Health Sciences North Ontario
Jan 20, 2022Full time
Join Northeastern Ontario’s Health Care Leaders! Location: Sudbury, Ontario Health Sciences North (HSN) is an academic health sciences centre with a purpose to provide high quality health services, support learning and generate research that improves health outcomes for people of Northeastern Ontario. With a dedicated and resilient 4,000 employees, 700 active volunteers, 500 highly-skilled medical staff and scientists and 2,100 learners per year, HSN is one of Northern Ontario’s largest employers, its largest hospital, and ranks among Canada’s Top 40 research hospitals. HSN is currently seeking a Director of Indigenous Health to join our leadership team. This is an exciting pioneering opportunity to make a real difference in patient and family experiences. The role will take creativity, ingenuity and passion for the people we serve. The Director will support and take direction from an Indigenous Advisory Council that guides this work and will partner with Indigenous Leaders, communities and service providers to co-develop and implement a multi-year work plan that identifies measurable milestones to achieve the outcomes of HSN’s Strategic Plan specific to Indigenous Health. As a person who identifies as Indigenous, you are a systems thinker and will utilize your high-level administrative leadership skills, the experience, confidence and authenticity to lead a cultural shift in our large organization. You have an open and flexible leadership style and have the ability to navigate a complex structure to get work done. The successful candidate must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a health-related or in a relevant field from an accredited university or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education, training and experience with specialization in Indigenous health, education and/or family or social services. The successful candidate must also have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a leadership role. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working with Indigenous communities, organizations or groups is required. Experience in writing and developing business documents and experience working with Advisory Councils, Boards or Band Councils in carrying out priority work is essential. Work experience with Indigenous language, culture, customs, and traditions is also a requirement of this role. If you are looking for a rewarding career opportunity, we encourage you to apply directly to the posting #22-0104 on the HSN Careers Website at hsnsudbury.ca/careers . This posting will remain active until February 9, 2022. We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.