HR Resources Newsletter Archives

HR Resources Newsletter Archives March 2009

| Vol.2 No.6, March 26, 2009 |

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LHIN4 Your Career is a shared recruitment service set up to recruit nurses for our 20 hospitals within our Local Health Integration Network (LHIN4). We provide candidates with information on career opportunities, where to live and enjoy life in our friendly and caring region.

Our mission is to provide well-educated and best-trained candidates to our 20 diverse hospitals and communities. We value and appreciate commitment, compassion, integrity, teamwork and excellence.

Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) 4 region is situated between Toronto and Buffalo; encompasses the major cities and towns of Burlington, Brantford, Hamilton, Grimbsy, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Welland, and the counties of Haldimand, and most of Norfolk. It is one of Canada's most sought after destinations to live, work and play.

More here.

Career opportunities from LHIN 4 here.

CAREERS: sent to +40,000 people including Canada's student nurses.

Today's Jobs
Executive Director- The Local Health Integration Network Collaborative, Toronto, ON
Chief Laboratory Operations Officer - OAHPP, Toronto, ON
Interim Director, Research Programs and Partnerships
Senior Financial Analysts - MOHLTC, Toronto, ON
Financial Analyst - MOHLTC, Toronto, ON
Senior Director, Client Services - Mississauga Halton CCAC
Perinatal Nurse Consultant - BC Perinatal Health Program, Vancouver , BC
Quality Assurance Consultant - College of Registered Nurses of BC
Acute Care Manager - Drumheller Health Centre, Alberta
Senior Consultant- Rpg - Resource Planning Group Inc., Toronto ON
Head, Department of Family Practice - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre, Vancouver, BC
Program Manager, Neonatal Program - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre, Vancouver, BC
Manager, Supply Chain Management, Surgery Services - LHSC, London, ON
COO - Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, HHS, Oakville, ON
Manager, Policy Analysis & Knowledge Translation - The Health Council of Canada
Senior Health System Analyst/Methodologist - The Health Council of Canada
Senior Vice President, Communications, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB
Program Manager, Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital, London Health Sciences, London, ON


For more than 60 participating healthcare recruitment centres, click here.

Featured Portal
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Members of the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA) receive free online access to, the Longwoods Healthcare JobSheet, and The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership (CJNL).

CNSA has selected the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership (CJNL) as their journal of choice as it contains peer-reviewed articles and they must reference peer reviewed articles in their courses. We also have more than 400 colleges and universities providing students worldwide online access to our publications.

Information regarding other recruiting rates can be found here.

Recruiters find the Longwoods JobSheet gives very good return for healthcare positions. Posting is easy. Here are the details.

The JobSheet is simple: cheap, fast, efficient, & very effective.
Cost is $1.00 a word per week (net + gst). Minimum $75.00 (net + gst) per posting. Logos can be included for an additional $20.00 (net + gst) each.

Positions are posted on ourJobSheet and promoted in the weekly Longwoods eLetter, which goes out every Tuesday morning to over 40,000+ healthcare readers.Click here for our eLetter Archives.

Note: Discounts apply for multiple week postings (i.e. 10% for 2 weeks, 15% for 3 weeks, 20% for 4 weeks). Postings are billed per week based on word count. All of our recruiting rates are net.

Here's how it works - Send me the words and logo in a Word document. I will send you a quote, then I will post the ad online and send you a URL for proofing. We will invoice by mail unless a different method is requested.

Want to know more? Contact Susan Hale by email or call 416-864-9667 x 104.


Increasing tension between work and family
In the current economic climate, employment practices that help employees balance work and family issues are more important than ever, according to several reports recently released.

Read the article here.

Check out this Blog: Human Resource Blog

Recent posts include:
Profanity at work place
Cleaning Bathrooms


Health board sheds executives. March 21, 2009
Paddy Meade, Alberta's former deputy minister of health, is no longer with the organization after her position as executive operating officer for "continuum of care" was eliminated Friday. Documents suggest Meade could pocket more than $1 million in severance pay, although she spent less than a year in the position.

March 24, 2009
Ann Trafford to the dual role of Vice President, Information Management and Chief Information Officer at Bridgepoint Health and St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto (ON)
Dr. Robert Howard to President and CEO, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto (ON)
Susanne Bjerno to Vice President, CFO and CIO, Guelph General Hospital
Paul Faguy is at Sidra Medical & Research Center in Doha, Qatar
Steven Lawrence to McKesson Canada as Senior Client Executive
Colin Smith to Consulting Director, Health Practice, Sierra Systems
Paddy Meade dismissed from Alberta's Ministry of Health

March 17, 2009
Carlos Rizo to Chief Imagineer, Health Strategy Innovation Cell, based at Massey College, University of Toronto
Gerald Savoie, Chief Executive Office, to leave Ottawa's Montfort Hospital in October
Peter Szota to inaugural Executive Director, Grand River Community Health Centre (ON)
Dr. Nancy Whitmore to Chief of Staff and Vice President Medical Affairs, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (ON)
Audrey Whitney, dismissed from position of pastor for Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (ON) to reduce the deficit
Bruce Babcock to the Board of Governors, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (ON)
Mark Fulton to the Board of Governors, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (ON)
Dave Warden to the Board of Governors, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (ON)
Tom Marks to the Board of Governors, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (ON)
Jean Fotheringhame to the Board of Governors, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (ON)
Henry J. Pankrantz to Northumberland Hills (ON) Hospital board of directors
Tony Rockingham to Assistant Deputy Minister, Innovation and Commercialization for Ontario's Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)

[Don't forget, we don't make these up. Please send your promotions, appointments, retirements and other transitions to] Our transitions come from sources we believe to be reliable. We do not guarantee that they are correct. But we are rarely wrong.

Review all recently reported Transitions here.

For a three-year searchable history of leadership transitions and appointments across the country, organized by date, click here. Or visit Longwoods Transitions in Healthcare Blog for recent healthcare transitions.


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