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The Ottawa Hospital

The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest and most respected academic health sciences centres, serving a diverse, multicultural and multilingual population of over one million people across the National Capital Region and Nunavut. Committed to delivering world-class, 21st-century health care, The Ottawa Hospital is leading the way in the age of digital care. It is now embarking on an exciting journey of modernization and transformation, which will culminate in a new campus, the first built in Ottawa in decades and one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Ottawa.

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Building on an international reputation of excellence in clinical care, research and teaching, The Ottawa Hospital is seeking a President & CEO with vision, compassion, integrity, and a deep commitment to community and patient-centred care.

The Ottawa Hospital is one of the few academic health centres to be accredited as an “Exemplary Hospital” by Accreditation Canada. It is recognized around the globe for innovative research, world-first scientific discoveries, and game-changing advances in medical and clinical practice. The novel therapies and treatments being developed and performed at the hospital are changing how health care is delivered.

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Core to its success is a dedicated team of 14,000 people drawn from across the region, the country and the world – exceptional people made up of nurses, physicians, researchers, health-care professionals, educators, trainees, support staff, and volunteers. They, individually and collectively, embody the vision of The Ottawa Hospital to provide each patient with the world-class care, exceptional service and compassion we all want for our loved ones.

The Ottawa Hospital’s leadership team values diversity, equity and inclusion, and works hard to build relationships and trusted partnerships with many stakeholders, which include several communities across the region, patient and family advisors, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, the University of Ottawa, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the region’s many other hospitals and health-care providers, and governmental partners.

Read The Ottawa Hospital Strategy 2019-2022.

If you are interested in leading The Ottawa Hospital during a period of transformational change, send your cover letter and CV in confidence to Michael Naufal and Andrew Dumont.

The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

The Ottawa Hospital acknowledges that it is located upon the traditional and unceded territory of the Algonquin people. We have the privilege and responsibility to serve First Nations, Métis and Inuit of many backgrounds and from many treaty lands and to demonstrate respect for Indigenous people’s contributions and culture. We also acknowledge traditional knowledge and healing developed over countless generations.