Position: Director of Primary Health
Job Posting No:  #2019-01
Date:  January 15, 2019
Closing Date: February 15, 2019
Status:  Full Time, Permanent
Department:  Primary Health
Reports to:  Executive Director
Hours of Work:  8:45 am – 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday*

*Note: Hours of work for this position may vary based on operational requirements

Position Summary:

Mount Carmel Clinic is a non-profit community health centre located in the North End of Winnipeg. MCC provides a wide range of integrated primary health, community and early learning services to inner city residents, Indigenous persons, newcomers and others who require our unique approach. Under the leadership and direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Primary Health functions as a key part of the senior management team to develop and implement the plans, policies, procedures and guidelines that ensure high quality service and organizational effectiveness and advance the vision, mission and values of MCC.


The Director has overall leadership and management authority and responsibility for all aspects of the Primary Health department’s role and functions within MCC, including primary care, dental, pharmacy, chiropractic and x-ray services. Scheduling flexibility may be required, including evening or weekend work and limited travel.




Master’s degree in a related discipline or acceptable combination of education at the Bachelor level and relevant experience


Leadership Experience

Minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience with at least two (2) years at a senior management level, including strategic, operational and financial planning


Human Resources Experience

Minimum of three (3) years of human resources experience in roles that included full authority for hiring, performance management and discipline, preferably in a unionized environment


Critical Skills

Proven knowledge, skills and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, change management, problem-solving, crisis management and conflict resolution


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to manage programs, projects and initiatives to effectively and efficiently achieve their goals and produce expected results/outcomes.


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families


Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work and provide effective leadership within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work



Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations, and proficiency in the use of computer systems, including electronic medical records


A copy of the Job Description for this position is available on request at the address below.



All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2019-01 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733



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We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.