Ms. Boileau holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Montreal. She has held leadership positions in several areas where her leadership has helped improve the access to care for patients. Promoted to Associate Director of Cardiology and Critical Care in 2006, she then renewed her commitment to help the hospital improve the accessibility and quality of care in all areas of Critical Care.
Prior to her nomination Ms. Johanne Boileau was Director of Nursing and Clinical Operations at the JGH. She also is a "faculty lecturer" at the Ingram School of Nursing at the McGill University. All of her career has been devoted to JGH while making enormous contributions and being recognized in 2011 the Award of Excellence in Nursing from the hospital.
Ms. Boileau has a crucial role within the organization, viewed as a pillar and leader by her colleagues, she is the driving force behind strategic lead organizational issues directly related to the strategic development of the organization.
Within the nursing profession, Ms. Boileau asserts her leadership through her involvement on the Board of Directors of the OIIQ and on the Board of Directors of the ORIIML. She also is the only Nurse Representative in the “Groupe d’experts en soins intensifs du Québec”, a ministerial body.
Ms. Boileau is looking forward to play a leading role in providing safe high quality care at the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, all this relying on her extensive knowledge and the value she places on excellence in health care nursing for patients and their families. Furthermore, Ms. Boileau believes in the benefits of strong partnerships between physicians and nurses in an interdisciplinary context, helping furthering the improvement in cares. Ms Boileau will work closely with the Senior Management team to ensure that the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal demonstrates its role as a leader in the field of Health Care in Québec.