Job ID: 19017
Deadline to Apply: Until Filled
Target Openings: 1
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.
For more information about SickKids, please visit www.sickkids.ca. For more information on the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and the Department of Surgery, please visit http://surgery.utoronto.ca.
The Surgeon-in-Chief and Chief, Perioperative Services is responsible to the President and Chief Executive Officer for the clinical, research and administrative activities of surgical and perioperative services in support of the mission and strategic directions of SickKids. The Surgeon-in-Chief and Chief, Perioperative Services is a key member of the President’s senior management team, ensuring the successful integration of surgical and perioperative services into the Hospital’s overall business plan. This includes contributing to the development and implementation of the Hospital’s strategic plan, ensuring all policies, programs and initiatives are consistent and supportive of the Hospital’s mission, vision and values, and serving as a role model through strong relationships and visibility, and through effective internal and external communications.
The successful candidate should ideally possess an ability to effectively collaborate with a range of stakeholders, well-honed negotiation and influencing skills, strong planning and organizational skills, strong conceptual thinking skills, and consistently demonstrate behaviours supporting values of compassion, inclusion, innovation, integrity, collaboration, and excellence. An active surgical practice with an international reputation for excellence in patient care is required. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required, as well as being a passionate enabler and supporter of the academic work of others.
The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto and be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Candidate must hold an M.D., MBBS or equivalent.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, we are offering a compensation package that is competitive within North America. The package of between $500,000 – $750,000 combines base compensation funded through the Alternate Funding Plan arrangement with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoHLTC) with additional partial fee-for-service funds. This arrangement values academic contributions and protected time for research. A per annum stipend, in recognition of the significant administrative leadership responsibilities associated with the Surgeon-In-Chief role, will be provided. Support for relocation expenses will be offered. The position has the potential duration of two terms of five years each.
Please submit your application to Jim Stonehouse, Partner and Pamela Colquhoun, Partner via Kathy Luu, Associate at firstname.lastname@example.org. This posting will remain open until filled.
The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact us at any time.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.
Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time
Language: The candidate must be able to function proficiently in English
Location: SickKids Hospital 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Benefits: Group Benefits (ie Health and Dental, Life, LTD) plus the Defined Contribution Pension plan
To apply, please visit The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) website: