Accountability


St. Joseph's General Hospital strives to make all accountability information accessible to the public. Please email us to obtain any documents you require.

Accessibility Policy

"St. Joseph’s General Hospital Elliot Lake is committed to complying with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA)."

The Hospital has established applicable policies and has also developed a Multi-Year Accessibility Plan to meet the requirements of the AODA.

Accessibility Support Documents
  • Integrated Access Standards Policy 2013
  • AODA Customer Service Policy 2009
  • AODA Service Animals Procedure 2009
  • AODA Support Persons Procedure 2009
  • AODA Temporary Disruption Procedure 2009
  • AODA Use of Assistive Devices Procedure 2009
  • Multi-Year Access Work Plan
  • Multi-Year Access Written Plan

Board Reports

CEO And Director Reports - Expenses (April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016)

Next Regular Board Meeting:

  • March 31, 2021 at 4:30pm.  Method of attendance TBD

Meeting Minutes:

  • Board Minutes - January 29, 2020
  • Board Minutes - May 27, 2020
  • Board Minutes - June 24, 2020
  • Board Minutes - July 30, 2020
  • Board Minutes - September 30, 2020
  • Board Minutes - November 25, 2020

Board of Trustees

Membership 2020-21

Appointed Voting Members

  1. JOHNSTON, Elaine (Chair)
  2. PEMBERTON, Norm (Vice-Chair)
  3. GRAHAM, Jim (Past Chair)
  4. BLAHEY, Deborah (Trustee)
  5. CARLING, Jennifer (Trustee)
  6. FRIESEN, Carolyn Jones (Trustee)
  7. GRACE, Martin (Trustee)
  8. JENKINS, Laurie (Trustee)
  9. ROBITAILLE, Lyne (Trustee)
    EX-OFFICIO VOTING MEMBERS
  10. BOTTOS, Sister Trina (Trustee)(Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie & Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario Rep.)
  11. HOO, Sheila (Trustee)(Bishop’s Rep.)
    EX-OFFICIO NON-VOTING MEMBERS
  12. deBORTOLI, Dr. Tim (Chief of Medical Staff)
  13. FREE, Connie (Chief Nursing Executive, Director of Patient Care Services, Patient Relations Officer)
  14. STEVENSON, Jeremy (CEO)(Secretary-Treasurer)
  15. PRESCOTT, Dr. Chris (Medical Staff President)

August 24, 2020

BPSAA Expense Reporting

The Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010 (BPSAA), which received Royal Assent on December 8, 2010, includes a number of new transparency and accountability mechanisms for hospitals, LHINs and the broader public sector around the use of lobbyists, consultants and expenses.

You will find expense claims for the following members on a quarterly basis.

  • Expenses April 2016 - March 2017
  • Executive Expenses April 17 - March 18

Quality Improvement Plans

Quality improvement is an ongoing priority for St. Joseph’s General Hospital. We are committed to identifying new and better ways of enhancing care for our patients, increasing satisfaction, providing the highest quality care for our patients and their families, and achieving better clinical outcomes through evidence based practice.

Our Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) is a tool we use to track our performance in a selection of high-priority areas, including patient safety and satisfaction, access to care and building an integrated health system with our community partners. This plan represents our ongoing commitment to achieve quality and safety best practices that improve patient experiences and outcomes, and also provides accountability for reaching the highest possible quality of care.

Each year, as part of the Excellent Care for All Act (2010) we publicly post our Quality Improvement Plan and submit it to the provincial government so they can track improvement performance across the system. We believe it is important for the many communities we serve across the North Shore to see how we are meeting their needs by delivering excellent care.

How to read the Quality Improvement Plan

Our Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) is made up of three parts:

  • Narrative: A brief overview of our quality strategic goals and the areas of focus in the Quality Improvement Plan.
  • Work Plan: A detailed document that describes our improvement plans and targets, and includes indicators recommended by Health Quality Ontario and others we've identified as a priority.
  • Progress Report on QIP 2020/21: A progress report outlining our performance and the progress we've made to date on our targets and initiatives from the previous year.

Our QIP is only one of the ways we are working to improve our patients' experiences

For more information on the Excellent Care for All Act and Quality Improvement Plans, please visit The Ontario Government's web page for Excellent Care for more information about the legislation and its requirements, including the Quality improvement plan.

Accountability Documents

  • Public Sector Salary Disclosure - 2019
  • Executive Compensation - 2016
  • Compliance Report Executive Compensation Program 2017 04 27
  • 2017 Attestation on Expense Claims Direction, Lobbyist Services, Prerequisite Directions, Procurement Directions
  • and Report on Consultant Use.
  • Compliance Report - Compensation Arrangements
  • Hospital Sector Accountability Agreement (H-SAA) Amendment 2016-2017
  • Hospital Service Accountability Agreement (H-SAA) 2008-2010
  • Long-Term Care Home Service Accountability Agreement (L-SAA) 2016-19
  • Multi-Sector Service Accountability Agreement (M-SAA) 2014-2017
  • Travel Allowance Policy May 2010
  • Executive Compensation - Board Recommendation - November 2016
  • 2011 SJGH Elliot Lake Energy Report to MOE under reg397
  • Energy Conservation and Demand Management
  • Audited Financial Statements for Year Ended March 31, 2020
  • Parking Attestation 2017
  • Parking Policy

St. Joseph's General Hospital strives to make all accountability information accessible to the public. Please email us to obtain any documents you require.

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