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Delivering exceptional care: Mackenzie Health is a dynamic health care provider, serving over a half million residents of York Region including the communities of Vaughan, Richmond Hill and King. Through a comprehensive health network, including Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, the new Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the York-Finch Reactivation Care Centre, a Long-Term Care home and community-based settings, Mackenzie Health provides access to high quality care across a wide range of health care services. Situated in a rapidly growing area, Mackenzie Health continues to expand to meet the evolving needs of our communities, while maintaining an unrelenting focus on exceptional, patient-centred  care delivery.

The future of health care: Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, Canada’s first smart hospital, opened its doors on February 7 as a unique system solution to support hospitals across the province experiencing capacity pressures as a result of the pandemic. It will open as a full-service hospital once the system has stabilized, resulting in Mackenzie Health becoming the 11th largest hospital system in Ontario. This state-of-the-art facility will work in tandem with Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, the Reactivation Care Centre and Mackenzie Health’s community-based locations to provide the ultimate in care to our community. In the coming year, Mackenzie Health is poised for a renewed strategic plan that will set the next chapter in this growing organization’s story. At the same time, there is unprecedented change in Ontario’s health care system as the province moves toward integrated models of care and Ontario Health Teams. The pandemic has further highlighted the need for change. New Board members will join at an exciting time as Mackenzie Health embarks on a renewed strategic plan at an unparalleled time.

Board role: Mackenzie Health is currently seeking to recruit individuals to serve as volunteer Directors on  its Board. Mackenzie Health is a highly complex, and innovation-driven organization looking for Board Directors to bring corresponding prominence of achievement, sophistication and active engagement as fiduciaries.

This role requires senior level leadership experience and involves oversight responsibilities as well as the ability to drive strategic thinking in the context of an evolving system and a dynamic organization. Candidates need to demonstrate a track record of effective governance experience on other boards, successfully working in collaboration with others to achieve objectives, as well as a strong commitment to patient-centred care, community service and Mackenzie Health’s vision to create a world-class health experience.

Join Mackenzie Health: Interested in this opportunity to advance health care for the communities of western York Region? If you can volunteer 20 to 25 hours per month, including meeting preparation and attendance, with flexibility to devote time to support an active Board with a dynamic agenda, we want to hear from you. Board appointment will occur in June 2021 and commence in the Fall.

Board Directors are elected for up to a three-year term with the opportunity for renewal. Mackenzie Health is committed to inclusion and diversity and welcomes individuals who represent the diversity of the  communities we serve. If you would like to apply to become a Director, please send your resume to Jim Stonehouse, Partner at, Pamela Colquhoun, Partner at, or Sharon Iadipaolo, Project Manager at siadipaolo@boyden.comThe deadline for submission is April 16, 2021. We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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