Executive Director, Laboratory Medicine - Saskatchewan Health Authority

Posting Date:Mon, 28 Aug 2023
Date to Apply By: 11 Sep 2023
Estimated Start Date: 01 Nov 2023
Address: 715 Queen Street
City: Saskatoon

Job Summary:

The Executive Director, Medical Laboratory Services (ED) is a key leader in Saskatchewan health care, partnering with system leaders to achieve our province's healthcare goals. Reporting to the VP and Physician Executive of Provincial Programs, the ED is responsible for contributing to the development and achievement of strategy by articulating gaps and needs.
The ED supports strategy through operational and business plans and the execution and monitoring of same. The ED demonstrates strong leadership to ensure that there is an innovative and positive working climate and a client-centric culture. The ED must work cross functionally within the portfolio 
and across the organization to support operations. The ED will work closely with other system partners.


Extensive experience, at a strategic level, as a leader who has developed and led innovative planning and programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder
10+ years in a leadership position with progressive advancement

Required Qualifications:
Graduate/Masters level degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
Licensed and in good standing with professional association and/or regulatory body, if applicable
Valid Class 5 driver's license

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of legislation and applicable laws
Advanced knowledge of the healthcare system in Saskatchewan and across Canada
Demonstrates a commitment to a diverse, culturally competent and culturally safe work environment and representative workforce
Demonstrates and is recognized for strategic leadership that connects mission, vision, and strategy to operational work
Demonstrates and is recognized for strategic leadership that includes articulation of mission, vision and strategy and charts a path forward
Exemplifies ethical practices, professionalism and personal integrity
Has a proven ability to build strategic partnerships with government, Physicians, unions, academic institutions, interprovincial/external relationships,
professional associations and other health care organizations
Has a proven ability to collaborate strategically with a wide variety of stakeholders to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups within
the corporate agenda
Has demonstrated ability to coach and develop others
Has demonstrated strong critical thinking, financial and analytical skills
Has demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
Is committed to patient and family centred care
Is committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement striving towards zero harm
Mobilizes people, inspires and leads by example
Promotes innovation, guides change and is committed to continuous improvement

Other Information
Travel within the province of Saskatchewan is required

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) requires a criminal record check (CRC) from every potential SHA team member. The CRC must be dated within the past six (6) months and be satisfactory to the SHA. A vulnerable sector check (VSC) is required for individuals providing patient/resident/client care to vulnerable persons. Internal candidates may be required to provide a CRC and/or VSC during the recruitment and selection process.

We work together to improve our health and well-being. Every day. For everyone.
The SHA is committed to building a representative, diverse, inclusive and culturally responsive workforce. We are committed to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. We work in the spirit of truth and reconciliation acknowledging Saskatchewan as the traditional territory of First Nations
and Metis people.

Resumes and cover letters can be emailed directly to: fabiola.herrera@saskhealthauthority.ca

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Please use the following contact information to apply for this job:

Contact Name: Fabiola Herrera
Contact Address: 715 Queen Street
Contact Email: fabiola.herrera@saskhealthauthority.ca
Contact Phone: 306-655-0106
Contact Fax:

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