Ethics Coordinator - St. Paul's Hospital / Emmanuel Care / Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan

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This is a Temporary Full Time position (Up to 18 months)

The Ethics Coordinator is responsible for planning and delivering an integrated and sustainable Ethics Program focused on ethics education for St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH) and the Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan (CHAS). The Ethics Coordinator must demonstrate knowledge of and behaviors aligned with the vision, mission, and values of the stakeholder organizations and in accordance to standards of ethical practice as set out in the moral teaching of the Catholic Church as articulated in the Health Ethics Guide of the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada, common law, legislation and common ethics within society. The key role of the Ethics Coordinator is to enhance ethical awareness and practice by promoting ethical behavior and decision making within St. Paul’s Hospital and provincially through CHAS and other health region facilities upon request.


• Experience in clinical/organizational ethics, and ethics education, and/or a fellowship and experience in healthcare ethics is an asset.


• Master’s Degree in bioethics, ethics, theology, or a related field

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Demonstrated knowledge of ethical issues impacting contemporary health care environments.
• Adult education skills and experience, including the ability to deliver effectively educational and academic material.
• Knowledge of clinical/operational areas in health care would be a definite asset.
• Demonstrated understanding of legislation impacting health care delivery in Saskatchewan.
• Working knowledge of collective agreements (SUN, HSAS, SEIU).
• Strong leadership skills and effective skills for building interpersonal relationships.
• Effective collaborative skills both as a team leader and member and the ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization and with external stakeholders.
• Analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to take individual initiative and to work with a high degree of independence.
• Experience in planning, implementing and evaluating programs is an asset.
• Ability to manage within an environment of restricted resources.
• Ability to plan, prioritize and oversee numerous concurrent projects effectively.
• Ability to maintain focus.

How to Apply:

Email Cover Letter/Resume to:

Recruitment@saskatoonhealthregion.ca , Attn: Jenna Stachniak, Specialist, Workforce Planning & Employment
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Application Deadline: January 24, 2020
Visit https://www.healthcareersinsask.ca/work/ for a full listing of current opportunities www.saskhealthauthority.ca

President and CEO for Catholic Health Alliance of Canada

The Catholic Health Alliance of Canada (CHAC), is an alliance of 14 Canadian Catholic Sponsor organizations representing 124 Catholic hospitals and health institutions across the country. The network includes seven provincial associations; 14 sponsors/owners of health care organizations; 90 hospitals and long-term care organizations; health care professionals; and affiliate organizations and individuals. These institutions encompass 88,000 dedicated staff who serve over 5 million people per year with a combined annual budget in excess of $6 billion.

As the national voice for Catholic health care, the CHAC’s mission is to strengthen and support the ministry of Catholic health care organizations and providers. CHAC brings the 14 Sponsors (owners) together around a single table to develop common messaging and create tools and guidelines for the 124 organizations to advance the Catholic health ministry in Canada. As such, CHAC contributes to making the Canadian health care system stronger, more responsive, and more sustainable.

With a vision to lead, collaborate, innovate and influence to improve health care in Canada and serve where the needs are greatest — especially the poor, vulnerable and marginalized, CHAC is seeking a visionary leader with a motivating and engaging style to take the organization to the next level. Join CHAC as

President and Chief Executive Officer

Reporting to and working closely with the Governing Council, the President and CEO provides leadership for the implementation of the strategic direction aligned with CHAC’s Mission, Vision, and Values. The President and CEO will build, share, and advance a vision that captures the imagination of stakeholders.

As the ideal candidate, you are an inspiring and empowering leader and influential communicator who understands, or has a strong appreciation for, the value of Catholic health care. With extensive experience in health care, ideally from faith-based, values driven, or Catholic health care environments, you will bring a high degree of executive sophistication, creativity, and enthusiasm for the mandate of this organization. A results-oriented leader with a bias to action, you are known for your ability to leverage resources, set priorities, and negotiate solutions to complex problems. Your versatility and flexibility will serve you well in an increasingly complex and evolving health care environment. Partners with whom you have collaborated have applauded your transparency and integrity, while your teams have always valued your entrepreneurial and resourceful leadership.

Working from a virtual office, this is a unique executive career opportunity for an inspired leader to implement system wide strategy on a national scale.

If you are seeking a rewarding leadership opportunity where you can shape a bright future by championing Catholic health care, forward a resume and cover letter in confidence to Robb Callaghan, E-mail: rcallaghan@medfall.com

PDF: Profile-CHAC-President and Chief Executive Officer

Human Resources

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Personnel Policy for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon: Download the Personnel Policy for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon at Personnel Policy Diocese of Saskatoon

This policy is applicable to all Lay Employees, Clergy and Lay Managers (such as Parish Life Directors) within the diocese.

For more information contact Human Resources Manager Patrick J. Clarke pclarke@rcdos.ca (306) 659-5835