Since its establishment in 1885, Brantford General Hospital (BGH) has been a cornerstone of healthcare in the community. Evolving through a landmark partnership in 1999 with The Willett Hospital, BCHS has grown into a comprehensive healthcare system that operates 330 beds and serves an expanding community of over 150,000 residents across Brantford, the County of Brant, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations, Six Nations of the Grand River, and neighboring areas. With a committed team of more than 2,700 staff, physicians, and volunteers, BCHS upholds a rich tradition of clinical excellence and compassionate care. Proudly affiliated with McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, BCHS is committed to preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals while delivering exceptional patient care.

The Position

Reporting to the President and CEO and as part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President, Digital Health and Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO) will have overall accountability for the Information Technology teams at BCHS. However, this strategic position is not just about leading a team—it’s about envisioning and enacting a future where technology and healthcare converge to enhance patient care in profound ways. Within this leadership role, the VP/CIO will spearhead the integration of cutting-edge technology, focusing on pivotal projects like the Health Information System (HIS) and crafting a forward-thinking digital health strategy. Your mission will be to lead a transformative agenda, championing the adoption of digital health innovations and supporting clinical transformation — from health data standardization to AI and machine learning — that will set new standards for patient care and operational excellence. Furthermore, your efforts will extend beyond our walls, fostering strategic partnerships that bring groundbreaking clinical services and technologies into BCHS’s ecosystem, enhancing health outcomes of the surrounding communities.

Key leadership priorities for the new VP/CIO will be to:


BCHS is in search of an accomplished, respected, and entrepreneurial senior-level digital innovator and technology leader who harbors a genuine passion for healthcare. This individual should thrive in navigating complex, multi-stakeholder environments with ease. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in pioneering innovative digital solutions
and overseeing successful, large-scale healthcare information technology (IT) system implementations. Additionally, he/she/they should epitomize excellence in customer service, prioritize effective communication, and engage stakeholders with authenticity. In addition to possessing strong analytical capabilities, spanning technology, governance, and corporate strategy, the VP/CIO will be a catalyst for digital innovation and an advocate for transformative change.

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please email your resume or query to Judy Mandelman or Nancy Lismer at

Brant Community Healthcare System and Promeus Inc. are committed to building an intentionally inclusive environment that engages, supports, and empowers employment equity and diversity in the workplace and communities served. We welcome applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and LGBTQ+ persons.