Executive Director - Burk's Falls Family Health Team (Burk's Falls)

Organization Name
Burk's Falls Family Health Team (Burk's Falls)
Executive Director
FTE Type
Permanent Full Time

150 Huston Street
Burk's Falls ON P1A 1C0

Closing date

Job Description
The Burk’s Falls Family Health Team (BFFHT) is located in the Village of Burk’s Falls, which is nestled in the beautiful Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District, Ontario (just 90 kilometers south of North Bay). BFFHT is a comprehensive primary care team serving patients within Muskoka and Parry Sound. Quality patient care is delivered by a dedicated team of 5 Family Physicians, 1 Nurse Practitioner and additional interdisciplinary health care providers, and support staff.
Executive Director Opportunity
We are seeking to recruit a progressive, energetic, and collaborative leader who will be responsible to the Board of Directors of the Family Health Team (FHT). The Executive Director will spearhead the collaborative development and deployment of a strategic plan and quality improvement plan, while providing overall management and leadership to the FHT. This position is central to the continued success and growth of BFFHT.
The major responsibilities and duties of the Executive Director are:

  • Ensuring appropriate systems and structures are in place for the effective management and control of the FHT and its resources including financial controls, and the employment, development, and supervision of FHT staff.
  • Ensuring structures and systems are in place for the development, review and recommendation of new programs, program expansions, or changes.
  • Compliance with Government legislation and Ministry of Health requirements.
  • Fostering a positive and collaborative team practice.
  • Managing facilities for which the FHT is responsible.
  • Promoting collaboration, coordination and planning of locally integrated health services by being an active leader in the Muskoka and Area Ontario Health Team.
  • Ensuring that all components of the information management system work cohesively towards the achievement of information needs of the organizations.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and management experience preferably in the field of family health care.
  • Experience working with non-profit Board of Directors.
  • Experience working successfully in partnership with other agencies and community partners to achieve common objectives.
  • Knowledge and skill to provide professional expertise and guidance to staff.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Requisite computer literacy level to manage the organization.
  • Confident and consistent decision-making skills.
  • Resourcefulness and flexibility to meet the needs of the organisation and demands of the position.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to balance demands and priorities to mange effectively.

Employment Conditions:

  • Works is generally performed in office and community settings.
  • Work hours can be flexible.
  • Work involves regular driving. A valid Ontario Driver’s License and reliable transportation is required.
  • Some overnight travel is required.


  • Salary for this position is $93,000.000 plus a competitive health benefits package and HOOPP pension plan.
  • Professional Development opportunities. 

How to Apply
Qualified nurses are asked to forward their cover letter and resume to shelly.vandenheuvel@bffht.ca by April 15, 2023. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.