Director, Primary Care

Permanent Position – 5 days/week (1.0FTE)

Pay Scale

$94,993 to $114,451 annually

Pension and Benefits

Excellent benefits package including Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Application Deadline

November 26, 2022, 4:59:00 a.m.

About the Role

Do you believe in our mission to lead the way in improving health and well-being for people and communities?

Join our dynamic Senior Management Team as Director, Primary Care at Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC).

CCHC is a non-profit multiservice Community Health Centre, which serves more than 16,000 individuals through a range of interprofessional services each year. We pay particular attention to groups who experience inequities such as the isolated senior population, the LGBTQ2S+ community, Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities, francophones, those affected by mental illness and addictions, people who are homeless, individuals and families on low income, and newcomers to Canada.

The Director, Primary Care will be a strategic thinker who will demonstrate CCHC’s core values in their leadership to support its commitment to health equity in serving our diverse community. They will be accountable for and support their team by providing oversight on the provision of quality primary health care delivered through the clinic and outreach services; ensuring ongoing development and service delivery evaluation within the framework of the CCHC philosophy and strategic direction. The Director of PC liaises with external groups/agencies in order to ensure effective service delivery.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Primary Care is responsible for all aspects of staff leadership financial management and administration, and directly supervises management and professional staff (Physicians and Nurse Practitioners). This leader supports the Executive Director through participating in the operational and strategic planning, decision making and implementation process.


Here’s what we are looking for in our ideal candidate:


·       Master’s degree in Health Administration, Health Care, Social Sciences, related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·       Minimum five (5) years management experience, with relevant clinical experience, managing a multi-disciplinary health care team including supervision of staff.

·       Understanding of community-based health care and its inter-relationship with other parts of the healthcare/social services system, ranging from prevention to treatment/care.

·       Understanding of the standards of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the College of Nursing of Ontario.

·       Sound knowledge and experience in leading policies and practices that address inequities in access and quality of services.

·       System thinker – at the levels of program, organization, and health care system – demonstrated strategic thinking at all levels.

·       Strong critical analysis, problem solving, planning, decision-making, leadership, organizational and change management skills.

·       Sound knowledge of general management principles, including financial and human resource management-effectively leading and integrating diverse teams.

·       Program development, evaluation and quality improvement experience.

·       Experience in organizing inter-organizational initiatives and services.

·        Respects and values the diversity of communities and individuals.

·       Demonstrated understanding of the impact of the social determinants of health on people’s health and well-being.

·       Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

·       Strong promoter and enhancer of teamwork as well as effective partnerships.

·       Proficient with Windows-based  systems/ Microsoft office suite

·       Familiarity with management information systems.


·       Ability to communicate in French is a definite asset.

·       Familiarity with management information systems

Language designation:

English, written and spoken

Start Date


How to “Express an Interest” for this Opportunity:

Submit your letter of interest along with your resume on or before November 25, 2022 by 11:59pm to

Please note the following:

- The subject line of your email should read “Director Primary Care

- The file name for your resume should read:“ (last name)_(first name)_ Resume

- The file name for your cover letter should read: “ (last name)_(first name)_ Cover Letter

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants invited to an interview will be contacted.

Candidates requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should contact us at so arrangements can be made. CCHC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce and as such we encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with.