Project Manager, MSK Strategy

2 weeks ago
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Central West LHIN

Job Description

Project Manager, MSK Strategy


One year contract




Improving access to high quality care for musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions is a key priority for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and its health system partners. The MSK Program’s vision is to ensure all Ontarians have timely access to a high quality, integrated continuum of MSK care. The ministry is taking a step towards achieving this vision by enabling the scale, spread and integration of proven MSK service delivery models, like central intake and assessment (CIAC) and the Inter-professional Spine Assessment and Education Clinic (ISAEC) models. The Central West LHIN will design a CIAC and ISAEC model building on current strengths.




To ensure residents have timely access to a high quality, integrated continuum of musculoskeletal and spine care, the Central West LHIN is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead the development and implementation of Central Intake and Assessment Centres, Inter-Spine Assessment and Education Centres (ISAEC) and Hip and Knee Bundle Care Expansion. Reporting to the Director of Strategy and Management Office, with matrix accountability to Director, Health System Integration, the Project Manager will work closely with William Osler Health System, Headwaters Health Care Centre, provincial ministry and agencies/resources, physicians and other key stakeholders to provide project management expertise and leadership in order to ensure project success. 


The Project Manager will be responsible for:


Working closely with the Central West LHIN leadership team, deliver on the MSK CIAC objectives as outlined by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care;
Support the executive steering committee and cross-sector project working groups to support the implementation of Central Intake and Assessment Centres (CIAC) for hips and knees immediately, and the Inter-Spine Assessment and Education Centres (ISAEC) and hips and knees bundles of care expansion;
Communicate project vision, goals and objectives to project teams/ committees/working groups, internal and external stakeholders; and
Develop, with key internal and external stakeholders and partners, the project work plan for LHIN wide implementation and adoption of CIAC and ISAEC; monitors and controls the work per the project plans.

Ideal Candidate


  • Undergraduate Baccalaureate degree required in Health Care, Business or other relevant field. Master’s Degree will be considered an asset
    PMP certification or relevant PMI certification is preferred
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience and understanding of the Rehabilitative and Acute Care is preferred
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers
  • Must have clear, concise, and accurate communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the area of project management and familiar with various project management tools, techniques, and methodologies
  • Knowledge of and experience in the area of portfolio management and strategic planning considered an asset
  • Knowledge of and experience with Sharepoint platform or other similar system
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, including MS Word, MS Excel, Visio, Powerpoint and MS Project
  • Experience in business process improvement
  • Experience with graphic design, web design or technical writing experience is an asset
  • Business insight and modelling to understand functional requirements and processes
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and set priorities
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks among various projects while maintaining deadlines in accordance with organization standards

Who We Are:


A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the recently passed Patients First Act, LHINs are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.


Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.


How to Apply:


If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that’s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line at http://lhinjobs.ca/.


We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.


We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.




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