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Director Diagnostic Services

Requisition ID: 339715  

Position Number: 20051543

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre; St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: SHDS Planning & Operations  

Job Stream: Non-Clinical  

Union: SH Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP  

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient- centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


Position Overview

Lead a team of technical and clinical support staff in the provincially integrated delivery of diagnostic operations. Inspire and lead laboratory staff across the organization to embrace and adopt integrated, patient-centred care pathways and service delivery models. Provide service-delivery focused operational leadership to laboratory operational services, partnering closely with the senior leadership of the diagnostic operations (Discipline team) and executive (Provincial Medical Specialty Lead of Laboratory Medicine & Executive Director - Provincial Lab Operations) to support the operation of a leading edge, efficient, and high-quality service in line with the values of the organization.


7 years of progressive management experience leading a broad spectrum of diagnostic operations in a large, publicly funded Diagnostic Operations delivery organization including:

  • 5 years of direct diagnostic operations delivery across one or more assigned geographic areas, such as:
    • primary health and community diagnostic services (Lab and Diagnostic Imaging)
    • acute inpatient, specialty care and complex ambulatory settings
    • integrating innovative diagnostics-based care models  to optimize efficiency and to deliver high quality care
  • 3 years of management experience leading a diagnostic health service (laboratory and/or Imaging, and/or non-invasive cardiac testing)
  • 3 years of experience participating in operational planning, implementing operational directives, and achieving formal quality, patient safety, service integration and partner collaboration goals and objectives
  • 3 years of experience building and leading a high-performing, diagnostics team in a publicly funded diagnostic operations delivery organization including influencing and collaborating with senior management

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant health discipline from an accredited education institution
  • Post-graduate degree is an asset


  • Active member of an associated regulatory body as appropriate

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated comprehensive senior leadership capabilities. The provincial health system in Manitoba has adopted the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work safely in a typical computerized office environment with frequent meetings, and to lift and carry items of up to approximately 10kgs (25 pounds)
  • Interruptions to respond to questions from senior management in the organization, third-party compliance bodies, and vendors are common; incumbent is able to schedule dedicated and focused time for planning and concentration
  • Must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and use of a personal motor vehicle for regular travel within the province


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.