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Vice President, Business, Technology and Chief Information Officer

Women’s College Hospital (WCH)

Toronto, Ontario

For more than 100 years Women’s College Hospital (WCH) has been developing revolutionary advances in healthcare and we continue to build on this rich legacy established by our founders – courageous pioneers who refused to accept the status quo. Today our hospital culture is still shaped by leaders, healthcare providers and community members who break down barriers and push the boundaries of traditional healthcare in the pursuit of equity and excellence for the 21st century.

Women’s College Hospital is now a leader in health for women, health equity and health system solutions – a hospital designed to keep people out of hospital. We are developing ground-breaking innovations that address the most pressing issues related to population health, patient experience and system costs. We advocate for health equity because we know that a healthy society requires a level playing field where everyone has access to timely, high quality, efficient and compassionate care.

In this next great era for Women’s College Hospital, we are building on an ambitious vision - to revolutionize healthcare for a healthier and more equitable world. We are achieving this bold objective as a unified organization, in partnership with our diverse communities – patients, family members, thought leaders, philanthropists, innovators and disruptors in government, community, academia and the private sector.

We see a future of Healthcare Revolutionized – where we are setting a new pace for radical redesign in healthcare. Like our founders, we aim to shift the balance of power, to confront gender and social inequities that threaten people’s health, to bring virtual care into the mainstream and to reimagine how ambulatory healthcare services are delivered so we can provide substantial health system solutions and close the health gaps for all.

To support this vision, WCH is seeking a Vice President, Business, Technology and Chief Information Officer.

Reporting to the CEO and as a key member of the executive team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the Information Management portfolio including Information Technology and Information Systems. You will lead the development of WCH’s Information Management strategy and ensure its alignment with all aspects of corporate strategy relating to patient safety, operational efficiency and performance measurement.

As the ideal candidate, you bring a successful track record of strategic and operational leadership. Your exceptional interpersonal skills will be key to collaborating with all stakeholders within Women’s College Hospital, its external partners and suppliers. You have significant experience managing, leading, motivating and developing multi-disciplinary teams of IT professionals; proven experience working with senior executives, committees or governing bodies; and experience in either a shared services IT environment or direct involvement in developing integrated systems involving technology, people and processes. Experience in an academic health care setting would be an asset.

Women’s College Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as outlined in our Access for People with Disabilities policy.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

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

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