Central Local Health Integration Network
Program Manager, Digital Health
Job # 2017-1715
The Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario, is responsible for planning, funding, integrating health services and delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. The LHIN provides over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers including hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers and community support services).
Provides leadership in guiding the LHIN to harness Digital Health technology and system strategy within regional and sub-regional contexts. This role leverages subject matter expertise, project management methodologies and business acumen to create efficient and sustainable systems for patient care.
The Program Manager, Digital Health is responsible to evaluate, implement and monitor local level Digital Health solutions and facilitate collaborative discussion with both internal and external stakeholders. This requires a strong understanding of the current digital health environment to proactively support collaboration for provincial and local digital health initiatives that support priorities within the Patients First, 2016 mandate.
Strategic Thinking – Ability to link long-range visions and concepts to daily work, ranging from a simple understanding to a sophisticated awareness of the impact of health care at large on strategies and operational plans.
Analytical Thinking – Ability to identify themes and patterns utilizing a variety of different sources of information to support strategic planning and decision-making. Able to present information to internal and external stakeholders to gain consensus and agreement on the needs, priorities and integration of plans and initiatives.
Results Orientation – Sets challenging goals: Proactively identifies and pursues opportunities to improve effectiveness and grow the business.
Health Sector Expertise - Communicates from a strategic, whole-system perspective, understanding interdependencies and priorities. Ability to facilitate planning table discussions and lead workgroups to Central LHIN work plan alignment.
Building Relationships - Acts as a trusted partner: Works with others to reach outcomes that further organizational objectives through win-win solutions. Listens for and addresses opposing views or reactions.
Business Planning - Demonstrates an ability to generate and/or evaluate alternative plans and present options to drive the strategy.
Consulting Orientation - Works as an integral part of the stakeholder’s team (not simply an advisor to the team) in introducing and educating people to new Digital Health approaches and planning methodologies.
Self Confidence - Willingness to take on challenging situations: Is able and willing to defend point of view to management and/or immediate supervisor directly
Level of Responsibility - The position provides a support role in health system analysis, planning, stakeholder and project management. Works closely with the Sub Region Planning Lead, Director, Health System Planning, Patient Services, Digital Health and other internal teams to discuss work plans and priorities.
Decision-Making Support - The position provides critical analysis to make recommendations to support key decisions related to priority setting and health planning and integration.
Experience working with government and non-governmental funded organizations and understanding of LHINS’ mandate and their role within the broader health system
Understanding of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development
Understanding of organizations, health policy to guide corporate wide transformation
Strategic thinking and analysis knowledge and experience to support strategic policies and long-term plans
Knowledge of project management tools and techniques, particularly as they pertain to analyzing and assessing system-wide funding, health human resources and delivery models.
Please forward your resume and cover letter via email by November 3, 2017, to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting Job # 2017-1715 in the subject line.
More information on the Central LHIN may be found at www.centrallhin.on.ca.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.