Roz leads the operation of HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency (the agency/HFO MRA). Working in collaboration with the Board of Directors, Roz is responsible for determining the agency’s strategic direction as well as providing financial and program oversight. Roz also liaises with the Health Human Resources Strategy Division of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to align the agency’s goals and strategies with those of the province. Dedicated to fulfilling the agency’s mission, she affirms the agency’s programs and services inspire, develop, and drive health human resources solutions.
On an interim basis, Roz is also providing executive leadership for the Physician Assistant Career Start Program, Return of Service Program, Internationally Educated Health Professionals (IEHP) Advisory Services, the second phase of HIRE IEHP (HealthForce Integration, Research and Education for Internationally Educated Health Professionals), HFOJobs, the Nurses’ Career Start Gateway and the agency’s work in support of the LHINs and their expanded health workforce planning role.
Dave is responsible for the agency’s four locum programs: the Emergency Department Locum Program (EDLP), the Northern Specialist Locum Programs (NSLP), the Rural Family Medicine Locum Program (RFMLP), and the General Practitioner Vacancy Locum Coverage Arrangements (GPVLCA). He also provides leadership for the Regional Advisors (RAs), who assist hospitals, employers and stakeholders with their community-based recruitment and retention initiatives and support residents with their transition to independent practice. Dave is also responsible for the agency’s Communications unit.
Russ oversees agency corporate infrastructure. These functions include: Finance, Procurement, Information Technology, Human Resources, legal and compliance requirements. He also is responsible for Operations, which includes program administration, risk management, archives and recording, and facilities.