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Director of Health Services

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NorWest Community Health Centres

Director of Health Services
1 FTE – Thunder Bay Site

The Director of Health Services is a member of the senior leadership team who leads the administrative planning, delivery and evaluation of all aspects of the health centres’ clinical services. Provide oversight, support and direction to foster inter professional model of care.

Ensuring efficient delivery of service, to diverse clientele, within the District of Thunder Bay is a key goal. A competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is available. A pension plan is available through the Health Care of Ontario’s Pension Plan. One of a network of over 75 community health centres, the North West Local Health Integration Network funds NorWest Community Health Centres.


  • Masters degree in a related field or a combination of educational preparation and applicable experience.
  • Ability to provide leadership regarding provision of services within a Northern Environment and changing health care landscape.
  • Demonstrated ability to work strategically while responding effectively to operational matters.
  • Excellent communicator, influencer, and negotiator.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to develop and nurture strategic partnerships, be innovative and resourceful to meet the needs of an ever-changing health care environment.
  • Skill and knowledge of community based primary health care, mental health and addictions.
  • Three to five years of management experience in a health care environment.
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Ability to support and foster a healthy work environment.
  • Ability to coach and mentor others.
  • Knowledge of current health care legislation and health care reform.
  • Demonstrated ability to effective lead change processes.
  • Ability to provide leadership in the absence of the CEO.
  • Competency with a variety of software applications.

How to Apply

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The deadline for applicants is Friday, April 19, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and three work reference contacts to:

Juanita Lawson, CEO
NorWest Community Health Centres
525 Simpson Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 3J6
FAX: 622-7637 E-mail:

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.