Health Careers For SOUTH EAST

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital

About Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital (PSFDH)
Located in the charming and historic Perth and Smiths Falls region, within close proximity to urban centres such as Kingston, Brockville, Ottawa, and on the banks of the Rideau Canal system – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, PSFDH plays an important role in the lives and well-being of the 60,000+ residents living within its catchment area. PSFDH is an exemplary accreditation organization that delivers a broad range of primary and secondary services and programs to residents of three large rural counties. PSFDH’s mission is to Provide high quality patient and family-centered care built on collaboration and partnerships. 

With 635 employees, a medical staff of approximately 150 physicians, 150 volunteers, and an operating budget of approximately $62.5 million, the hospital plays an important role in the provision of services itself, but also as part of regional initiatives aimed at creating efficiencies and better care for all patients and their families.

Position:  President and Chief Executive Officer

Region:  Leeds & Grenville, Lanark, Frontenac & Kingston, Lennox & Addington, Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland

Description:  About The Opportunity

The Board of Directors is looking for an experienced, dynamic leader to provide vision and leadership to the organization, with an unwavering commitment to achieve our three year (2018-2021) strategic plan – Motivated, Engaged, Inspired.

You will cultivate positive relations with physicians and staff and build strong ties to the communities we serve and with our regional partners. You will ensure alignment between budgets and operations, encourage a collaborative, engaged culture, and champion our vision – Exceptional care and patient experience. Every Patient – Every Time.

Ensuring open, transparent and collaborative communications are in place with the Board, you will identify, assesses and inform the Board of internal and external issues that may affect the organization, and update the Board on organizational opportunities and risks, offering mitigating strategies and ensuring timely remedies.

The Ideal Candidate

As an ideal candidate, you are a seasoned and dynamic healthcare administrator and leader, known for your communication skills and ability to build bridges while driving results in a fiscally restrained environment. You bring creativity in your approach to navigating change, and have the ability to engage others, building enthusiasm and buy-in among frontline staff, physicians, and multiple community stakeholders. You recognize the value and benefit of partnerships and collaboration, and have demonstrated the ability to build capacity and accountability while maintaining a patient-centred focus. You bring several years of progressively responsible senior management experience, ideally in a complex multi-site hospital environment, and a sound understanding of financial realities and management in healthcare today.

Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in business, public administration or a clinical field. Professional designation in good standing with relevant governing body.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, or to submit your cover letter and resume, in confidence, please contact Angela McLean, Human Resources, at

Application deadline is Monday March 11, 2019 at 4pm

For more information on PSFDH and its programs and services, please visit

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Our recruitment process follows the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act in order to provide a fair and equitable process for all candidates. Applicants requiring accommodation through the recruitment/interview process are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department at 613-283-2330 ext. 1132 for assistance.

We thank all interested candidates for their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Monday, March 11, 2019

How to Apply:  To learn more about this exciting opportunity, or to submit your cover letter and resume, in confidence, please contact Angela McLean, Human Resources, at

Location:  Perth and Smiths Falls

Profession Type:  Management

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