VP Clinical Services / Chief Nursing Officer
Kari Gervais is the Vice-President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Sudbury, and the Site Administrator for St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre, Sudbury. Kari has more than 20 years of experience in strategic and operational leadership in long-term care, continuing care, and rehabilitative care.
Kari spent the first 10 years of her career in management in the Long-Term Care setting until 2007 when she joined St. Joseph’s Health Centre. As the Clinical Manager for St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre, she assisted in the development and opening of the first stand-alone continuing care and rehabilitative care hospital in North East Ontario. Since becoming Vice-President of Clinical Services and CNE in 2009, Kari has been dedicated to working with the local and provincial health system to improve the quality of health care, particularly for frail older adults.
Kari holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Management, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and is a Certified Health Executive.