Applications are invited for the position of Director of Trauma at St. Michael’s Hospital, part of Unity Health Toronto. Located in downtown Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital is a designated provincial Level 1 Trauma Centre and provides care for patients in the Toronto and surrounding region.Trauma care is a key element of the hospital’s Strategic Plan. St. Michael’s Hospital is integrated with the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an institute dedicated to the advancement of research and education.
The effective date of this appointment would be Fall 2019 or Winter 2020.
The Director of Trauma is responsible for promoting high standards of evidence based practice through development of trauma policies, protocols, and practice guidelines, participation in rigorous performance improvement monitoring, as well as student/resident/fellows and staff education and research. In this role, it is expected that the Director will organize, direct and integrate the trauma program with all other departments and services within the hospital. It is expected that the Director will demonstrate leadership skills especially with respect to developing highly functional teams and a modern progressive health care culture that promotes our Unity Health Toronto values. The Director will also demonstrate effectiveness and aptitude in contributing to system level organization and advocacy.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, their curriculum vitae and the name of three referees by email to Ms. Susan Poole, firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15, 2019.