What does “Executive” really mean in the context of the delivery of care?
At St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Winnie Doyle holds three executive positions. She is the Vice-President Patient Services, Chief Nursing Executive, and Senior Vice-President for Acute Care and Chronic Disease Management.
And she’s also an award-winning teacher recently being awarded the 2012 John C. Sibley Award from the McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences. The award is presented annually to part-time faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the education of health professionals.
As packed as her executive agenda is, Winnie Doyle has a clear vision of the central driver of her philosophy of care. At the one minute mark of this clip she reveals what “executive” means in the context of providing care.