Administrative Director, Northeast Cancer Centre
Health Sciences North.
Greater Sudbury, ON
Health Sciences North (HSN) is a regional resource and referral centre for over 600,000 residents across northeastern Ontario. It features state-of-the-

art technology with over 3,900 employees, 800 volunteers and a medical, dental and midwifery complement of 260. HSN has become a Research and

Academic Health Science Centre affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada.

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Administrative Director, North East Cancer Centre

Posting #: 19-0453
Permanent Full-Time position

Location: Sudbury, Ontario

Health Sciences North (HSN) is an academic health sciences centre affiliated with the Health

Sciences North Research Institute and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. HSN ranks

among Canada’s Top 40 hospitals and is a regional resource and referral centre for over

600,000 residents across northeastern Ontario. We are a 462 bed hospital with over 3,900

employees, and over 500 physicians. The North East Cancer Centre is one of 14 Regional

Cancer Centres funded by Cancer Care Ontario and guides and delivers cancer care across

multiple sites in collaboration with other northern partners. With an operating budget of over $26

million and over 180 employees, the program is a cornerstone of HSN’s regional clinical

services.

Under the general direction of the Regional Vice President, North East Cancer Care Vice

President, Social Accountability; the successful incumbent will provide innovative direction and

operational leadership of the North East Cancer Centre (NECC) program. They will work with

key stakeholders throughout the Northeast, in planning, delivering and monitoring quality cancer

services. They will direct the delivery of high quality, evidence based, patient focused and fiscally

responsible care or service that is consistent with provincial direction and aligned to HSN’s

Strategic Plan.
The successful candidate should have a Master’s degree in Health Administration, Business

Administration, or equivalent, from an accredited university. Have current Certificate of

Registration in good standing as a Health Professional from an Ontario Professional Association

or regulatory college. We are looking for a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a

leadership/supervisory role or senior clinical position and experience working with individual

physicians and physician groups.
The full job description can be viewed on the HSN Careers Website.

HSN will begin to review applications on May 1, 2019. Applications will be considered until the

position is filled.

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We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP

and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting #19-0453 on the HSN Careers Website at

hsnsudbury.ca/careers. External applicants can learn more about Sudbury by viewing the Relocating

to Sudbury link on our careers portal.

JOB POSTING
Management

Date Posted: April 10, 2019
Posting #: 19-0453

Position: Administrative Director, Northeast Cancer Centre

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Program: Northeast Cancer Centre

Department: Northeast Cancer Centre

Site: Northeast Cancer Centre (NECC)

KEY FUNCTION:
Provide innovative direction and leadership of the North East Cancer Centre (NECC) program. Direct the
delivery of high quality, evidence based, patient focused and fiscally responsible care or service that is
consistent with the corporate and program strategic direction.

REPORTING:
Under the general direction of the Regional Vice President, Cancer Services, North East Cancer Care (CCO)
Vice President, Social Accountability (HSN).

DUTIES:
1. Direct and oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of short and long-term plans,
goals and objectives for the NECC that reflect the strategic direction of the Hospital and Cancer Care
Ontario (CCO), and respond to the needs of the organization and community.

2. Provide leadership in the development of new services and initiatives which respond to current and
future community needs.

3. Promote and advocate the adoption and application of Organizational Excellence methodology and
guiding principles across the program.

4. Develop annual operating plans which align with HSN’s programs and directives, and ensure that the
program stays within budget; advocate and secure resources for initiatives and process improvement.

5. Initiate and lead change effectively within the program and provide support across the organization for
change that aligns with HSN’s and CCO’s strategic directions.

6. Promote professional practice compliance with professional, accreditation, ethical, and legal standards.
7. Work with internal and external partners to plan, develop, and implement a regional system of cancer

care across the spectrum of cancer services from prevention and treatment through to palliation,
including working in collaboration with other agencies, i.e. Northern Cancer Foundation, Home and
Community Care.

8. Promote and develop mechanisms to support clinical research activity in all divisions of the program;
monitor research to ensure fiscal viability, ethical responsibilities and regulatory requirements are met.

9. Collaborate with Northern Cancer Research Foundation in fundraising activities.
10. Ensure that patient, family and clinical staff education programs are coordinated in partnership within

the organization and the community.
11. Research, identify, and oversee the implementation of best practice standards and innovative solutions

to enhance patient care delivery.
12. Create an environment that promotes evidence-based practice and implement improvements/ changes

as appropriate.
13. Promote and implement activities related to patient and family as well as health care worker safety.
14. Establish systems to ensure that the program and staff provide expected and satisfactory outcomes as

outlined by HSN, comparator data, and evidence-based practice.
15. Assist in the development of communication strategies/plans/messaging as needed.
16. Provide hospital wide, on-call coverage for problems and serious issues after hours and on weekends

according to scheduled rotation.
17. Oversee the work of others in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its

regulations, and HSN policies.
18. Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve

goal outcomes.
19. Participate in the accreditation process and work to ensure that the program and HSN achieve,

maintain and continually improve upon their accredited status.
20. Teach, coach and lead staff in the development and monitoring of quality indicators and improvement

initiatives.
21. Engage in and foster professional development of all staff and provide opportunities for learning within

budgeted resources.
22. Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate report, debrief and take or direct

corrective action as required on incidents.
23. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders/organizations/community groups to achieve

program objectives, integrate and link services and foster partnerships across the continuum of service
delivery.

24. Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and
safety legislation, standards and guidelines.

25. Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required.
26. Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
1. Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, or equivalent, from

an accredited university.
2. Current Certificate of Registration in good standing as a Health Professional from an Ontario

Professional Association or regulatory College.
3. Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.

EXPERIENCE:
1. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a leadership/supervisory role or senior clinical

position.
2. Experience working with individual physicians and physician groups.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
1. Demonstrated knowledge of the entire continuum of cancer services, including prevention and

screening, multiple treatment modalities, support services, and palliation.
2. Demonstrated experience with financial management and budget development.
3. Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to use judgment in risk assessment.
4. Demonstrated strategic thinking and program planning skills.
5. Demonstrated ability to execute and lead strategic initiatives by using process improvement

methodology and change management.
6. Demonstrated strategic business sense and broad based knowledge of clinical areas.
7. Demonstrated knowledge of health care system, trends, and issues.
8. Demonstrated knowledge of Ministry direction to effectively lobby for programming and funding.
9. Demonstrated knowledge of interrelationships between hospital, clinical, and support programs.
10. Demonstrate ability to manage complex systems and Human Resources (HR) at the executive level.
11. Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to foster relationships with internal and external

stakeholders.
12. Demonstrated ability to coach, advise and teach others using the principles of adult learning.
13. Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
14. Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and

continue improvement.
15. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation and principles of management, hospital committee

structure, conflict management and resolution, system needs analysis and organizational assessment.
16. Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and employees.
17. Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel,

Power Point and Outlook) and patient information systems.
18. Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
19. Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:
1. Demonstrated ability to meet and interact with people in a professional, responsible, and reassuring

manner.
2. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
3. Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
4. Demonstrated positive work record and excellent attendance record.
5. Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
6. Ability to travel between local sites, regionally and provincially.
7. Ability to address issues outside regular business hours as they arise.

Selection Process: Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability,
experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application
Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview where
required.

Shift: Days

French Language

Service Designation:
Bilingualism is an Asset

Salary: $120,237$141,453/Annum

N.B. Applications for this position must be submitted to the Human Resources Department before 1600 hours
on May 1, 2019.