Chief, Diagnostic Imaging - St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Chief, Diagnostic Imaging
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada is a city of many communities, built on community spirit. Physically defined by unique geographical features like the Niagara Escarpment and Hamilton Harbour, the municipality has a broad mix of urban centres and sprawling farmland. From Flamborough to Stoney Creek and all points in between, the municipality is industrious and culturally diverse. With a wide range of museums, libraries, entertainment venues, recreational facilities, parks, and conservations areas, the City of Hamilton offers the perfect place to start a business, raise and family, and grow with the community.

Established in 1890 and with an annual revenue of $600M, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton ( is an academic health science centre committed to making a difference in people’s lives and creating a lasting future for the community through integrated health services and internationally recognized programs. The Hospital offers an extensive range of comprehensive health services to residents of Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant, as well as the surrounding region and beyond. SJHH has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. We are the home of the prestigious Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, the internationally renowned Centre for Minimal Access Surgery (CMAS), and are well known for excellence in respiratory care, kidney and urinary care, mental health and addictions, surgical services, cancer surgery and women’s and infants’ care.

In collaboration with the Program Leadership and key stakeholders the Chief, Diagnostic Imaging will develop and implement a vision and strategy for the Department that seeks to enhance opportunities for collaboration, innovation, and multidisciplinary best practices.

The Diagnostic Imaging department houses a state-of-the-art imaging facility. The Imaging Team is made up of a dynamic group of professionals working together to make the department a centre of excellence in health-care delivery and patient care. Over two hundred thousand procedures and examinations are performed annually. The Department is comprised of 91 physicians, all of whom report to the Department Chief. 

An accomplished clinician leader with a proven track record of fostering academic excellence, the Chief will advance a collaborative culture that promotes high quality care, academic and research endeavours, and strategic partnerships. The Chief will be an inclusive and visionary leader, with experience in strategy and operations, as well as a passion for patient advocacy, service excellence and patient cultural sensitivity.

The qualified applicant will be eligible for an academic appointment at McMaster University, hold a Fellowship in Diagnostic Imaging from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and be eligible for medical licensure in the Province of Ontario. Additional credentials/certifications in medical leadership preferred.  

For additional information, or to apply for this outstanding opportunity, please submit your application and related materials to Pamela Colquhoun, Partner via Kathy Luu, Associate ([email protected]).