Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Health PEI is Prince Edward Island’s single health authority, responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services across the province. With a budget of approximately $650M and employing roughly 6,000 staff, Health PEI oversees a diverse continuum of health services provided through its hospitals, primary care network, public long-term care nursing facilities, and community-based programs and services. Highly committed to ensuring the ongoing delivery of safe and quality health care, Health PEI’s vision is to be PEI’s One Island Health System supporting improved health for all Islanders.
Health PEI is currently seeking its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Accountable to Health PEI’s Board of Directors for the achievement of optimal health system performance, the CEO is the strategic and administrative head of Health PEI, responsible for the fiscally prudent delivery of health services in accordance with the PEI Health Services Act and the PEI Provincial Health Plan. The CEO provides strategic leadership to ongoing system transformation and ensures the continued promotion of a cohesive and positive organizational culture that is focused on quality, patient safety, and continuous improvement. As Health PEI’s key ambassador and spokesperson, the CEO’s proactive communications will ensure effective and collaborative relations with government, staff, stakeholders, regional partners and, perhaps most importantly, with Islanders, in achieving the One Island Health System vision.
As an ideal candidate for this role you are a strategic thinker who is creative, solutions-oriented, and possessing a systems/integrative view of health. Health PEI will benefit greatly from your outstanding transformational leadership skill and track record of achieving cost efficiency and operational effectiveness, ideally through a knowledge of performance management and continuous improvement methodology. Seasoned, credible, and highly respected for your integrity, diplomacy, and outcomes orientation, you are an excellent communicator and relationship builder who engenders trust and confidence with diverse audiences. You are a visible and inspiring team-oriented people leader with an inclusive and engaging style, passionate about coaching and mentorship. Staff and stakeholders alike appreciate your evidence-based decision making, client service orientation, and skill in improving patient outcomes and standards of care. Previous senior leadership experience (CEO, COO, EVP, etc.) in a large, complex, and dynamic health environment is preferred, as is demonstrable experience reporting to, or serving on, a Board of Directors.
To apply for this unique health leadership opportunity, please submit your application and related materials to Kathy Rahme at firstname.lastname@example.org and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.