Chief of Staff

Windsor Regional Hospital is the 11th largest hospital in the Province of Ontario and the 3rd largest community teaching hospital, serving a population of about 400,000 people in Windsor and Essex County along with providing tertiary and quaternary care to thousands more.

The hospital is responsible for all acute care services in Windsor and currently operates out of two campuses – the Met Campus and the Ouellette Campus. The hospital has more than 3,700 staff members, 515 professional staff members and 890 volunteers. Through Windsor Regional Hospital’s affiliation with the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry-Windsor Campus, there are also a number of medical school students and resident physicians working at the two campuses.

As the regional provider of advanced care, the hospital provides the following services for the entire Erie St. Clair LHIN: Complex Trauma, Renal Dialysis, Cardiac Care, Stroke and Neurosurgery, Intensive Care, Acute Mental Health, Family Birthing Centre, Neonatal Intensive Care, Paediatric Services, and Regional Cancer services.

In 2013, Windsor Regional Hospital entered into a historical realignment of services with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare which was the first step in planning for a new progressive and modernized “system-wide hospital plan” for Windsor-Essex. This plan includes a new state-of-the-art regional acute care hospital.

Reporting to the Board of Directors and working in collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief of Staff (COS) is the senior physician leader of the organization, a member of the Senior Management Team, and is principally responsible for all aspects of quality for medical, dental, and midwifery care at WRH. The COS is responsible for participating in the development of the Hospital’s mission, vision and strategic plan and for the creation and effective implementation of plans, policies and procedures pertaining to professional staff consistent with the WRH strategic plan and in accordance with policies established by the Board.

The Chief of Staff will possess a Medical Degree, certified in good standing to practice, as well as formal education focused on physician leadership/development and in-depth knowledge of the Public Hospitals Act, professional licensing/regulatory requirements, medical/legal issues, Hospital by-laws, Hospital operations and health system structure and functioning, governance systems and processes. He/she will have proven experience leading organizational change and demonstrated their ability to lead cultural transformation. In addition, he/she will have demonstrated a visionary leadership style through progressively senior leadership roles, a passion for the delivery of the highest quality of patient care, a collaborative and transparent orientation and a belief that organizations can only be successful through the development of their people.

To express interest in this exceptional leadership opportunity, please contact Penny Mirams or Hayley Becker at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume in confidence to

WRH is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and WRH throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.