Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control
The Ottawa Hospital
Location: Ottawa, ON.
The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of Canada’s largest and most respected academic health sciences centres, serving a diverse, multicultural and multilingual population of over one million people across the National Capital Region and Nunavut. Committed to delivering world-class, 21st-century health care, TOH is leading the way in the age of digital care and is embarking on an exciting journey of modernization and transformation which will culminate in a new campus, one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Ottawa.
TOH is looking for a world-class leader in infection prevention and control (IPAC) who seeks to challenge the status quo in pursuit of a culture of excellence in quality and patient care.
Reporting to TOH’s EVP and Chief Innovation and Quality Officer, the Medical Director, IPAC works in partnership with the Directors and Managers in Quality, Patient Safety, and IPAC to develop and implement strategies, initiatives and processes to ensure outstanding outcomes related to achievement of healthcare’s quadruple aims (better patient experience, better value, better population health, and better staff experience).
In addition, the Medical Director will be expected to fulfil requirements expected of an academic appointment to the University of Ottawa within the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine. Collaboratively, the Chair, Division of Infectious Disease, the Chief Innovation and Quality Officer, and the Medical Director of IPAC will define expectations for supporting the inpatient and outpatient clinical infectious disease service, including the teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees.
A highly respected physician leader with deep experience working in large and complex, academic acute care environments, you will serve as a quality and IPAC thought leader while collaborating closely with key physician and operational leadership within TOH and across the region to prioritize efforts, implement new initiatives and communicate updates and changes relevant to this newly integrated portfolio. Supporting TOH’s inpatient and outpatient clinical infectious disease service, including the teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate trainees, you will work with research and education leaders locally and globally to support the creation of a learning health care system as you help to cement TOH’s international reputation as a leader in healthcare quality.
Passionate, dynamic and politically astute, you are an outstanding communicator and influencer who engenders trust and confidence at all levels. Peers appreciate you for your art of the possible mindset, bias to action and your supportive, people-first approach. You naturally foster an extremely high degree of teamwork, collegiality and collaboration. TOH is an organization where employees are valued. It is a place where staff, physicians and volunteers are fully committed to providing each patient with the world-class care, exceptional service and compassion that we would want for our loved ones.
Join TOH in ensuring accountability to high standards that are observable, measurable and apply to all departments and every role across the hospital. To apply for this position, please visit: boyden.thriveapp.ly/job/1263. For more information, please contact Andrew Dumont at email@example.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.