Chief Executive Officer Health PEI

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Location: Charlottetown, PEI

Health PEI, Prince Edward Island’s single health authority, is responsible for the delivery of publicly funded health services across the province. With a budget of over $700M and employing approximately 6,350 staff, Health PEI oversees a diverse continuum of health services provided through its hospitals, primary care network, public long-term care nursing facilities, and community-based programs and services. Highly committed to ensuring the ongoing delivery of safe and quality health care, Health PEI’s vision is to be PEI’s One Island Health System supporting improved health for all Islanders.

Health PEI is currently seeking its next Chief Executive Officer to provide inspiring leadership during an exciting period of systemic growth.

Accountable to Health PEI’s Board of Directors  and working closely with PEI’s Deputy Minister of Health on the achievement of optimal health system performance, the CEO is the strategic and administrative head of Health PEI, responsible for the delivery of health services in accordance with the PEI Health Services Act and the PEI Provincial Health Plan. 

The CEO will champion systems level transformation that models and promotes an exemplary commitment to patients, families and residents in balance with the prudent stewardship of financial and human resources, and the promotion of a cohesive and positive organizational culture that is focused on quality, patient safety, continuous improvement and employee wellness. In close collaboration with a diverse array of government, community and health system stakeholders and partners, the CEO holds ultimate responsibility for ensuring the delivery of an integrated population health approach to achieving the One Island Health System vision.

As an ideal candidate, you are a highly strategic systems thinker and team leader with a proven record of achieving cultural and systemic change. Highly regarded for your bias to action, creativity and authenticity, you are an excellent communicator and relationship builder who can engender trust and confidence across a diverse constituency of stakeholders and partners. You are an inspiring and values-based people leader respected for your inclusive and transparent style, willingness to listen and engage, and for your passion to improve patient outcomes and standards of care through interprofessional collaborative practice. An evidence-based decision maker with a strong client and continuous improvement orientation, you possess the diplomacy, conviction and political acuity to serve as an advocate for the system and rally staff, stakeholders and residents in pursuit of innovation and performance excellence. Health PEI will benefit from your previous leadership (CEO, COO, EVP, etc.) experience in a large, complex, and dynamic health environment, and in your skill in facilitating a culture that attracts and retains top health human resources talent in a competitive market. Previous experience reporting to, or serving on, a Board of Directors is preferred.

To learn more about this this outstanding health system leadership opportunity, please contact Andrew Dumont ( or Renee Young ( at 613-742-3201.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.