RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Director of Nursing & Patient Care


Shouldice Hernia Hospital, is a world class hospital that specializes in external abdominal wall hernias. Having successfully repaired over 380,000 hernias, their unique level of experience and expertise is unparalleled resulting in world class surgical outcomes and patient experience.
Located in the greater Toronto area in a serene estate-like setting in beautiful Thornhill Ontario, Shouldice is a modern, 89-bed hospital facility with five specialized operating suites, an expert team of hernia surgeons and nurses, and a dedicated staff of over 150 people.
Their service oriented surgical team provides high quality care to Canadian and International patients who seek out the most experienced team of hernia surgeons in the world. With a vision to deliver the world’s best surgical outcomes and patient experience in hernia treatment and a mission to continue to be the patient’s “provider of choice” in hernia treatment and be a global leader in hernia education and research, Shouldice is seeking a visionary leader with a motivating and engaging style to take the organization to the next level.
The successful candidate will possess a BScN degree and will be eligible for membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Preferred candidates with have a minimum of 5-7 years of Canadian Hospital related leadership and management experience. Current knowledge of hospital specific nursing and medical practices, procedures, and quality standards is required. Advanced degree in nursing or administration would be considered an asset.


The Director of Nursing & Patient Care is responsible to the Managing Director and the Chief Medical Officer for the management of patient care within the Hospital. This unique position provides strategic leadership and direction to nursing services supporting the patient experience while managing the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of overall operations of the Nursing Department (Operating Room, In-Patient Care Unit), Pharmacy and Lab.

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