Board of directors recruitment


Join our Board of Directors 


Queensway Carleton Hospital is seeking experienced volunteers for its Board of Directors to serve in one of two capacities:

  • Full member of the Board of Directors (3 vacancies)
  • Voting member of a Board Standing Committee (2 vacancies)

We are seeking candidates with a commitment to patient- and family-centered care, dedicated to the hospital's values on accountability, innovation, and respect. The QCH Board of Directors, comprised of individuals who volunteer their expertise, provides stewardship to the organization on behalf of the community.


We know that diversity makes us stronger. Different viewpoints, expertise, and life experiences are essential to helping us best care for our patients. 

We welcome applicants who reflect the diversity of our community



QCH seeks applicants with one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Health systems leadership, quality, and patient safety
  • IT digital systems integration
  • Financial management
  • Social and community services, diversity and inclusion

Previous experience serving on a Board of Directors would be a strong asset. 


As a member of the Board of Directors you will:

  • Be willing to make a commitment of approximately 10 hours each month
  • Be responsible for strategic directions and ensure that strategic planning processes and outcomes are implemented by Management
  • Monitor and assess strategic and operational risk
  • Provide oversight of patient safety, quality of care, and fiscal accountability in a complex organization
  • Assess Board and Management effectiveness

As a Community Member of a Board Standing Committee you will:

  • Be willing to make a commitment of approximately 3 hours each month
  • Participate in the more detailed work of the Board, as it relates to the responsibilities of that committee

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume no later than March 31, 2021 at 1 pm. Your application must be no longer than 5 pages. Your cover letter should address the following topics:

  • Your professional and personal background as it relates to QCH's mission;
  • Why you are interested in serving on the QCH Board of Directors;
  • Your previous board experience;
  • Why you care about the health care in our community

Applications should be sent by email to or by mail to:

QCH Board of Directors
Queensway Carleton Hospital
3045 Baseline Road
Ottawa, Ontario K2H 8P4

The deadline for the submission of applications is March 31, 2021 at 1 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: QCH staff, physicians, and their families are ineligible to stand for election to the Board.