VON is Canada’s longest-serving not-for-profit home and community health care charity delivering a wide range of vital health, wellness and end-of-life support services to more than 10,000 people in Ontario and Nova Scotia every day. Together with its 6,400 employees and 6,200 volunteers, VON helps Canadians stay healthy, live well and remain active. VON supports those in frail and failing health and with clients and their families, contributes to the health and improved quality of life of Canadians in their homes and communities, where they want to be.
Reporting to the President and CEO, and as an integral member of the Senior Management team, the SVP Home & Community Care leads a team of health professionals delivering home care and community support services operations across two provinces where VON operates. The SVP provides strategic leadership to establish direction for home care and community support services that are the core business of VON. In addition, the SVP provides strategic leadership to the Practice, Quality and Risk corporate team at VON. In alignment with VON’s strategic plan, the SVP Home & Community Care acts as a transformative leader to create vision, strategy and implementation plans through collaborative leadership. The SVP promotes a culture and environment for clinical and community support leaders and their teams to provide innovative, inspirational, and high-quality client care programs and services to enable both exceptional outcomes and experiences for VON’s clients and their families. Additionally, you will provide strategic leadership in establishing the practice and quality organizational direction and play a key role, in partnership with the Senior Management team and direct reports, in areas of quality and risk management, and utilization management related to site operations, infection prevention and control, client safety, professional practice and client/family engagement. The SVP develops and maintains strategic external relationships with funders, partners and other health care organizations in concert with the President and CEO.
As the ideal candidate, you are an authentic and humble leader who models trust and creates empowered, team-based cultures. You are accountable for fostering an environment in which collaboration is valued and excellence in care and service delivery and professional development are promoted and achieved. Colleagues would describe you as empathetic, client-centric, inclusive, and innovative, with the character, attitude, and emotional and cultural intelligence that encourages and inspires individuals to contribute and excel. Your well-honed partnership building and communications skills will be of great value as a health system leader, as would your professionalism, openness, and respect for diverse perspectives.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.