Waypoint Board of Directors Opportunity
Waypoint Board of Directors Opportunity
Posted on 02/09/2017
Waypoint Board of Directors Opportunity

WaypointWaypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Penetanguishene Ontario has an opening on its Board of Directors - appointment to commence in June 2017. 

 We are looking for a caring and passionate individual whowishes to make a meaningful contribution to the governance of Waypoint, a Catholic sponsored hospital with 1,200 employees. We are also the home of the Waypoint Research Institute. 
Board recruitment brochure

As a board member your previous experience as a senior executive and as part of a public sector, not for profit or corporate Board will complement our team of skilled professionals. You will work together with the CEO and board on strategic decision making and oversight, monitoring performance, quality and risk management and ensuring sustainable operations, as well as focusing on reducing stigma and improving services through fundraising activities.

The role of the board is to govern and oversee the affairs of the hospital in keeping with its Mission, Vision and Values of Caring, Respect, Innovation and Accountability. The hospital actively supports a culture of diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications and nominations from all who reflect the diverse communities Waypoint serves. Knowledge of the current healthcare climate is also an asset.

Our 301-bed specialty psychiatric hospital is accredited with exemplary status and includes extensive outpatient services and an internationally recognized forensic mental health research facility. We are located on the shores of Georgian Bay and provide regional mental health and addiction services to the communities of Simcoe County, Muskoka, West Parry Sound and Dufferin Counties. Waypoint has the province’s only high secure forensic mental health hospital for the assessment, treatment and care of male patients with a serious mental health disorder who have come into contact with the law.

Contribute your unique experience to a psychiatric hospital established in 1904.

We are looking for competence in areas such as strategic development, governance, enterprise risk management, public relations/communications, fundraising, finance, law and legislation.

Waypoint is recognized for the provision of exceptional care to those needing specialty mental health services and for its research of the types of severe behaviour associated with mental illness.

To explore this leadership opportunity further, please submit a letter of interest and resume to Carol Lambie, President and CEO at clambie@waypointcentre.ca.

The cut-off date for applications for the 2017-18 board year is March 24, 2017; however, applications are also welcome throughout the year.