Director of Health Services

Reporting to the respective Executive Director, the Director of Health Services is responsible for providing leadership within their assigned area of responsibility, this may include acute care, transitional care and personal care home.  The Director of Health Services works collaboratively in a matrix structure with other leaders, team members and programs in the organization to achieve desired client/patient/resident experiences and outcomes. 

The Director of Health Services has responsibility for the implementation and evaluation of regional policies, procedures and guidelines to meet standards, allocation and monitoring of budgeted resources, human resource management, quality improvement, mitigation of risk, supporting education, research and applying lean methodology in achieving highly efficient and effective processes. 

The Director of Health Services is responsible to build relationships and partnerships with communities within their assigned catchment area.

The incumbent will exercise the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud.

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