HR Resources Newsletter Archives

HR Resources Newsletter Archives April 2009

| Vol.2 No.8, April 23, 2009 |

Cutting back on wellness programs is ill-advised
Andrea Davis
As more organizations become lean and mean, they may be tempted to cut back on wellness spending, which is often still viewed as a frivolous 'nice-to-have' benefit. But that type of thinking is misguided, according to the director of health...

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Pay for Performance: The Wrong Time, the Wrong Place? Steven Lewis
It sounds like such a good idea: don't pay people to show up and scurry about, pay them for proven performance. It's the new Big Thing in healthcare financing. . . . More.

Here are the high performing hospitals in Ontario as told by OHA. More.


Workplace Empowerment, Work Engagement and Organizational Commitment of New Graduate Nurses
Julia Cho, Heather K. Spence Laschinger, Carol Wong

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

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Today's Jobs
Director and Professor, Department Of Health Administration - Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC
Présidence-direction générale - L'hôpital Montfort, Ottawa, ON
Cardiac Services Leadership Team - Interior Health, Kelowna, BC
Program Manager, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Providence Care, Kingston, ON
Executive Director, ACEN - Ottawa, ON
Director, Adolescent Services - Whitby Mental Health Centre, Whitby, ON
Head, Department of Family Practice - BC Women's HHC, Vancouver, BC
Perinatal Nurse Consultant - BC Perinatal Health Program, Vancouver , BC
Manager, Supply Chain Management, Surgery Services - LHSC, London, ON
Program Manager, Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital, LHSC, London, ON
Nursing & Leadership Opportunities with the Provincial Health Services Authority of BC
Career Opportunities at Courtyard Group
Career Opportunities at Strata Health
Career Opportunities at Northern Health
Career Opportunities at London Health Sciences
Career Opportunities at Alberta Health Services
Career Opportunities at Vancouver Coastal Health
Career Opportunities at Fraser Health
Career Opportunities at CIHI

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April 21, 2009
Joy Richards to Chief Nursing Officer, The Scarborough Hospital
Graham Scott to provincially appointed supervisor for Quinte (ON) Health Care
Margaret Beatty to Vice President Research, Professional Education and Government Affairs at Canadian Diabetes Association
John McGarry to Chief Operating Officer at Kingston General Hospital (ON)
Rik Ganderton, President and CEO of Rouge Valley Health System (ON), will stay on until the Board finds his replacement.
Lynn Guerriero to Director, Wait Time Information Program, Cancer Care Ontario.
Dr. Peter Nord to WTIP Physician Champion for ALC (ie: Alternate Level of Care)

April 14, 2009
Eric Vandewall to President and CEO, Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, ON
Sherri L. McCullough to the Board, Ontario Hospital Association is Board Chair, Hotel Dieu, Kingston, ON
Carol Clemenhagen resigned from the Board of the Ontario Hospital Association
Carol Clemenhagen to Global Health Research Initiative, a partnership of IDRC and four Government of Canada agencies
Susanne Bjerno to Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer, Guelph General Hospital (ON)
Sue Matthews to Niagara Health System (ON) as Vice President Patient Services and Chief Nursing Executive
Peter Szota to Executive Director, Grand River Community Health Centre (ON)
Dr. Philip Baker to Dean of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Dr. Tom Marrie to Dean of Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Iain D. Young to Vice-Dean Academic, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston

[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.

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