Senior Consultant, Program Development

2 weeks ago
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# Positions
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Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services, Not for Profit and Charity
Career Level
Executive, Management
Years of Experience
Mississauga Halton LHIN

Job Description

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care, long-term care homes, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is home to more than one million people and its offices are located in Oakville and Mississauga, Ontario.

Committed to lead health system coordination and integration for our communities our vision is to move towards a seamless health system promoting optimal health and delivering high quality care when and where needed.   If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the Mississauga Halton LHIN, consider the following:

We are currently recruiting a Senior Consultant, Program Development

Competition #:   FY1718-103

Start Date:   October 2017

Reports to:   Vice President, Clinical and Vice President, Regional Programs  

Category:   Temporary Full-time (12 month contract)

Current primary assigned location:   Oakville Office, 700 Dorval Drive


Position Outline:

The Program Consultant is responsible for providing strategic oversight and operational work to the development of the Southwest Mississauga Health Care Hub (SWM HCH). The SWM HCH will be made of an Integrated Primary Care Health Team and an Integrated Seniors Care Team. The consultant will be required to partner in the site facilities development and design with the main lease holder. Seeking best practice advice and developing operational processes in governance, finances, human resources, information technology, infection control, clinical office process and policy development, risk identification and mitigation, privacy and complaint management for the SWM HCH.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Resource to the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

  • Report to the VP Clinical and the VP Regional Programs on the progress of the development, barriers, risks and mitigation strategies in the creation and operationalization of the SWM HCH.
  • Develop a Board governance structure, by-laws and sub-committee design to oversee the SWM HCH compliant with HSP development, in conjunction with the VP Clinical and VP Regional Programs.
  • Oversee, guide and direct the project team to advance the development of the SWM HCH, establish processes and reporting frameworks on finances, quality improvement, risk and safety, infection control, performance and sustainability in advance of moving to operationalization.
  • Work with Clinical Leadership and LHIN administrative leadership to create programs to support local, provincial and federal government priorities in the lens of population-based health planning for the SWM sub-region

Operational Management

  • Develop and implement a year-one operational management plan that supports the strategic directions for the organization as stated by the project management team and approved by the LHIN
  • Develop, oversee and direct the day‐to‐day operations of the SWM HCH in accordance with established legislation and operational policies and procedures during the development phase
  • Identify relevant requirements in legislation and regulations and ensure that operational policies and procedures are in place to respond including work place safety, code of conduct, human resource, infection control, privacy, patient engagement.
  • Analyze and design organizational structure and job functions and set performance standards.
  • Support the design of the physical facilities to meet the needs of the community and stakeholders as identified through analysis of population health.
  • Direct the preparation of annual budgets for programs and submit these for approval by the governing body in accordance with legislative requirements and regulations of the funder.
  • Manage the procurement & implementation of an information management and technology system that integrates with primary care, and has potential to integrate with other e-health solutions in place in the LHIN.
  • Provide management to the directly hired staff.

Service Delivery Management

  • Develop programs and services using a co-design approach with patients, physicians, allied health service providers and community partners that meet the population health needs of the sub-region and ensure that programs and services reflect the mission and values of the organization.
  • Define goals and objectives for the programs of the organization, and facilitate the successful completion of goals and objectives to ensure success.
  • Develop quality standards for the organization and evaluate programs regularly to ensure that they meet the standards.
  • Actively support the implementation of research and evaluation initiatives to study the models of service delivery implemented.
  • Represent the organization in meetings with governments, community partner organizations and provincial associations and provide any other representation that may be required from time to time.


  • Postgraduate Degree in business or a related field; Master’s degree preferable.
  • Five years or more of management experience in the health care field and with a non‐profit organization.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations including work place safety, code of conduct, human resource, infection control, privacy, patient engagement.
  • Solid background in the start-up and roll out of an organization
  • Strong knowledge in program planning, development and evaluation.
  • Experience in engaging the community, physicians and stakeholders
  • Experience in co-design principles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Requisite computer literacy level to manage the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to achieve outcomes and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to balance demands and priorities and to manage effectively.                                                                                                             


To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing competition #FY1718-103 via the link above or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca.  Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.


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