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Executive Director (ED), Taddle Creek Family Health Team

Organization Name

Taddle Creek Family Health Team (TCFHT)

Industry Community Health
City Toronto
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Organization Overview / Background

Taddle Creek Family Health Team (TCFHT) in Toronto is one of 184 family health teams across the province working towards a vision that all Ontarians will have timely access to high-quality, comprehensive team-based primary care in their local community. TCFHT is a group of primary care providers (17 family physicians/3 nurse practitioners) and interdisciplinary health care providers (including dietitians, social workers, pharmacist, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and physician assistant) working together to provide a broad range of health-care services that focus on health promotion, disease prevention and chronic disease management to approximately 25,000 patients in Toronto and surrounding area. TCFHT has two main sites at Bay-College and Bloor-Christie and operates out of seven different office suites. TCFHT is funded by the Ministry of Health and is a proud partner in the Mid-West Toronto Ontario Health Team and is actively involved in a number of strategic initiatives to improve access to services and to support greater service integration. Taddle Creek has also proven itself to be a highly collaborative and well functioning team in responding to multiple challenges including COVID, an increasing need for services and limited resources. 

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

The current Executive Director (ED) is retiring after an accomplished tenure of seventeen years in the ED role and the Board is seeking to recruit a passionate and collaborative leader who can drive the Board’s new 3-year Strategic Plan. Reporting directly to the Board and leading a team of approximately twenty dedicated staff, the Executive Director will provide administrative leadership and day-to-day operations management and will communicate the importance of the organization’s mission to the public, government, and strategic partners across the healthcare community.

As an inspirational and inclusive organizational leader, the ED will create a cohesive and unified team across the organization and bring highly visible leadership credentials and exceptional communication and relationship building skills to the role. As a strategic thinker, the ED will have a good understanding of the current and future needs of primary care and system integration and the challenges related to the increasing diversity of the communities served and be a strong advocate for family medicine and interprofessional care. As an accomplished consensus builder and collaborator, the ED will build strong partnerships and strategic alliances with other primary care providers, hospitals, and community partners.

Position Profile

The ED will have a successful track record of five (5) or more years at the senior management level in health or public administration ideally within an integrated healthcare delivery model or primary care environment, and hold a graduate degree in health sciences, health or business administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ED will possess excellent communications, public relations and interpersonal skills as well as being able to demonstrate strong analytical and conceptual skills and an acumen for quality improvement. This includes broad base experience dealing with business, finance, information technology and human resources. The ED will be an accomplished team builder and team leader who can bring out the best in all members of the team and foster a culture of success through teamwork. The ED will also bring strong governance experience, collaborating with and reporting to a Board of Directors. Above all, the ED will be an individual who has a passion for excellence in the provision of high quality accessible primary care for all patients and families.

Search & Application Process

To express your interest in this exciting leadership position and to obtain a Position Profile, please contact Tony Woolgar, Senior Partner and Head of National Healthcare Leadership Practice at 416 902 2974 or forward your resume, in complete confidence, to To learn more about Taddle Creek Family Health Team please visit their web site at
TCFHT is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring staff that reflect the full diversity of the communities served.

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