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Seeking Nominations and Applications for Governors, The Ottawa Hospital Board of Governors

Ottawa, Ontario
Deadline April 15, 2016

Inspired by research. Driven by compassion.

The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of the largest Academic Health Science Centres in Canada, affiliated with the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. The Ottawa Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of the diverse community it serves. Anchored by values of compassion, quality, teamwork, and respect, The Ottawa Hospital’s Vision is: To provide each patient with the world-class care, exceptional service and compassion we would want for our loved ones.
Responsibilities of the Board include oversight and accountability for:

  • the Hospital’s mission, vision, and future direction;
  • quality of patient care;
  • management performance;
  • financial stewardship; and
  • engagement with the communities it serves.

The Board is comprised of fourteen community and seven ex-officio members including: the Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, the Chief of Staff, the President and Vice-President of the Medical Staff, the Chief Nursing Executive, and the Deans of the Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa.

The Board and its Nominating Committee will be seeking interest from candidates to complement the Board’s existing skills and qualifications, and who share in TOH’s patient and family centric values; reflecting Ottawa’s diverse cultural, rural, urban, and bilingual population, and who represent leadership in one or more of the following areas:

  • Managing large projects
  • Information technology
  • Communications
  • The francophone community
  • Canada’s indigenous communities

If you are interested in joining The Ottawa Hospital Board and are prepared to commit the time and effort to deliver on your role as a Governor, please forward your résumé and cover letter to Michael Naufal and Kathy Rahme at

Deadline for receiving cover letters and résumés is April 15, 2016.

This is a volunteer position.

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