Durham College seeks a visionary and collaborative health professional with proven leadership to serve as Director of the Campus Health and Wellness Centre (CHWC). Reporting to the Dean, Students, the Director plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, implements, administers, directs and evaluates the programs, operations, activities and a multi-disciplinary team to ensure effective health care services are provided and follow all applicable regulatory and licensing agencies. The CWHC is the shared medical clinic that serves the unique and diverse campus community of both Durham College and Ontario Tech University students and employees.
The Director provides consultation on matters of public health and student well-being to broader campus stakeholders, and participates as an active member of campus-wide committees and initiatives focused on health-related matters.
This position is accountable for identifying, developing and implementing programs to meet the changing demographics of students and providing strategic leadership for medical and mental health services supporting the need for preventative community health programming. Working from a solutions-focused approach, the Director responds to health risks including pandemic, epidemic and other situations which impact the health and well-being of campus community.
Overseeing a multi-disciplinary team including, physicians, nurses, mental health practitioners and office administrative staff, the director is responsible for implementing, reviewing and developing clinic protocols and directives, performance objectives, productivity benchmarks, compliance measures, workflow planning and scheduling. The CHWC also supports many collaborative community-based supports involving peer-based groups, research, and supervision of students completing work integrated learning requirements within their programs of study.
The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a graduate or Masters degree, along with a professional designation valid and in good standing with an accrediting body such as the College of Nurses, or College of Physicians and Surgeons. The ideal candidate will have an educational background in a health-related field, and business or leadership.
Additionally, the candidate must hold current certifications in Standard First Aid with CPR, and Mental Health First Aid. Training in identifying and responding to suicide intervention, sexual violence, abuse, and substance misuse is also required. Prior cultural competency training is an asset as well as having an understanding of trauma-informed care.
The incumbent will have a minimum of seven (7) years of related experience supervising and managing multi-disciplinary health care teams, preferably in a post-secondary setting. The incumbent will have proven experience in managing strategic priorities and financial obligations in a medical or clinical context, and a demonstrated ability to build and foster relationships. We are seeking a proven leader who demonstrates superior interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills. This role requires the incumbent to have strong conflict resolution skills for navigating a complex staffing environment and for managing issues that may arise with students and clients.
Other required experience and knowledge: Experience negotiating contracts with a variety of service delivery agents and care providers. Detailed knowledge of the healthcare system in Ontario including standards of practice, legislation and administration of health care payment programs. In addition, the successful candidate will be knowledgeable in use and assessment of electronic medical records systems.
Please apply below by submitting your cover letter and resume to the online portal. Job Competition closes June 15, 2022. Competition number AD22-20.