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Posting # 48299 - [ Non-Union ]
Vice President, Human Resources - 1 position
Human Resources
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time

Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph’s Health Care London (St. Joseph’s) is one of Ontario’s leading teaching hospitals, affiliated with Western University. The organization has a distinguished legacy of service to London, Southwestern Ontario, and the Veterans of Canada, dating back more than 150 years. Contributing to the advancement of health care, education, and research, St. Joseph’s is a partner in London’s academic health sciences community. St. Joseph’s is a Catholic health care organization, owned by the St. Joseph’s Health Care Society of the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and governed by a volunteer Board of Directors representing the community. With an operating budget of $500M, over 4,500 staff and 1,000 physicians, St. Joseph’s provides a wide range of services to patients and residents with approximately 1,000 beds across four main sites and 750,000 outpatient and community visits annually.

The Position
Reporting to the President and CEO, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President, Human Resources (VP, HR) will be an active promoter of the unique culture at St. Joseph’s and its legacy as created by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The VP, HR will be responsible for supporting and advancing the overall strategic directions of the organization, with accountability for a portfolio that includes Organizational Development, Employee & Labour Relations, Compensation & Benefits, Mission, Occupational Health & Infection Prevention and Control. The VP, HR will have a strategic mandate to advance a high-performance, team-based culture at St. Joseph’s and enable a strong customer service orientation across all programs/departments. A key partner in leading organizational change, the VP, HR will provide leadership to a broad range of initiatives that will empower staff, and advance corporate strategic alignment in a dynamic healthcare landscape.

Key leadership initiatives for this role will be to:
- Partner across the organization and externally to build a dynamic and innovative health human resources strategy that anticipates emerging workforce needs and effectively champions unique approaches to health human resources planning.
- As part of the Senior Leadership Team, continue to champion key strategic deliverables that empower and celebrate staff, build future leadership capacity, ensure staff wellness and resiliency, establish equity, diversity, and inclusion leading practices, and maintain strong labour relations.
- Champion innovative approaches that foster a culture of continuous learning and support organizational mission and professional development opportunities for the workforce.
- Provide exceptional leadership by demonstrating innovation, partnerships, and trust to motivate and drive service excellence in support of the strategic directions of St. Joseph’s.

The successful candidate will have at least 7-10 years of progressive experience in healthcare and/or a similarly complex environment/sector. This is a strategic leadership role that requires a leader with experience in a large complex, multi-stakeholder, unionized environment and has the proven ability to engage, motivate, and mentor a high-performing team. A proactive and pragmatic leader, the successful candidate will have the ability to foster a collaborative and values-based culture, and to spearhead and execute on effective business processes. Recognized as an accomplished senior executive and successful in building relationships, you have demonstrated a strong commitment to introducing innovative HR best practices and inspiring a high-performance culture. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume or query to Judy Mandelman or Nancy Lismer, at resumes@promeus.ca

St. Joseph’s Health Care London and Promeus Inc. are committed to building an intentionally inclusive environment that engages, supports, and empowers employment equity and diversity in the workplace and communities served. We welcome applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and LGBTQ+ persons.

Posting date: May 17, 2022
Submission deadline: July 15, 2022

Jennifer Pasichnyk

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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