HR Resources Newsletter Archives

HR Resources Newsletter Archives April 2009

| Vol.2 No.7, April 9, 2009 |

Resources for Nurses:
Waddell, Donner & Wheeler, Building Your Nursing Career, 3rd Edition: A Guide for Students, 2009
Donner & Wheeler, Taking Control of Your Career: A Handbook for Health Professionals, 2009
Waddell, Donner & Wheeler, Building Your Health Care Career: A Guide for Students, 2009
To support evidence-based salary negotiations, here is the 2008 Salary Disclosure for Ontario's Hospitals and Boards of Public Health. More (PDF).
Smartphone addiction (Blackberry or iPhone) during meetings, showing up late for meetings, and a lack of "Thank-yous" are infecting the workplace. Healthcare is no exception. What can be done to reverse the trend? Equally important, is workplace rudeness a public health issue?More.

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

Today's Jobs
Coordinator, Medical Administration - Fraser Health, Vancouver, BC
Vice President, Marketing & Development - CNIB, Toronto, ON
Executive Director- Local Health Integration Network Collaborative, Toronto, ON
Chief Laboratory Operations Officer - OAHPP, Toronto, ON
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
Program Manager, Neonatal Program - BC Women's HHC, Vancouver, BC
Manager, Supply Chain Management, Surgery Services - LHSC, London, 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
Nursing & Leadership Opportunities with the Provincial Health Services Authority of BC


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It's a matter of trust
Graham Lowe
This article discusses the key to building a trust-based corporate culture.

Read the article here. (PDF)

Longwoods best read list: most popular online papers, articles and presentations for March 2009. Click here to see it.


April 7, 2009
Kim Baker to Acting CEO, Central LHIN, (ON)
Susan Walsh to Regional Director (Toronto Central), St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Dr. John Carter to join the medical staff at Dartmouth General Hospital as an emergency physician
Pamela Winsor to Director, Health Systems Strategies and Chief Marketing Officer at Medtronic of Canada
Sheila Weatherill to the Board of Directors of Shaw Communications Inc
Matthew Barrett(Former Chair, Barclays Bank) to Board of Directors of eHealth Ontario
Carol Stephenson (Dean, Richard Ivey School of Business) to Board of Directors of eHealth Ontario
Anne McFarlane to Acting President and CEO of the Canadian Institutes for Health Information
Alton Ing to Director of Simplicity, Health Strategy Innovation Cell, based at Massey College, University of Toronto

March 31, 2009
Glenda Yeates to Associate Deputy Minister of Health, Canada.
GĂ©rald Savoie to retire as CEO of Montfort Hospital, Ottawa (ON)
Dr. Harsh Hundal to Chief of Staff at St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph (ON)
Neil Stuart retires after 26 years with Price Waterhouse/PwC and IBM
Lyn McLeod to Chair of the Ontario Quality Health Council (OHQC),
Dr. Kaveh Shojania to University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety as Inaugural Director
Dr. David Ostrow to Interim President and Chief Executive Officer for Vancouver Coastal Health

[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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