• Clinical Lead, Seniors

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/6/2018 5:17 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Part Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Central West LHIN
  • Job Description

    Clinical Lead, Seniors


    (Part Time Position – 1 day per week)


    The Clinical Lead will be responsible for helping advance LHIN initiatives, working closely with primary care providers, inter-professional teams, Home and Community Care teams, health system partners and administrative leads in the LHIN to achieve provincially defined performance metrics, and to develop a more integrated system or network of care. The Seniors Lead is a regional champion for delivery of best practice care across clinical settings in the Central West LHIN.

    As a respected clinician in the community, this individual will provide leadership for clinical engagement and will advise the LHIN senior leadership team, participate in local planning tables, and work collaboratively to improve care for the population of the LHIN.

    A valued member of the clinical leadership team at the LHIN, the Clinical Lead, Seniors, will report to the VP, Clinical, and will work collaboratively with LHIN staff, Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning, Home and Community Care leadership and local and provincial partners, to develop and achieve the objectives for an integrated approach to care for seniors, and seniors initiatives, in the Central West LHIN.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Provide the Central West LHIN with clinical expertise and leadership in caring for older adults and helping to inform regional program planning, design and quality improvement.
    • Work closely with the Central West LHIN to design and implement a Seniors Strategy and an Integrated Seniors Care Model of Care.
    • Works with the Central West LHIN primary care clinical leaders to build primary care capacity in the LHIN supporting seniors, ensuring the use of best practices in their care.
    • Engage and plan with regional and local health-service providers and other partners involved in caring for older adults by providing leadership and participating in provincial initiatives that focus on senior care (i.e.: Specialized Geriatric Services, Senior Friendly Hospital Initiative).
    • Advise and guide the development of a Central West LHIN Dementia Strategy.
    • Support training opportunities and oversight of long-term care home medical directors and NPSTAT to advance a continuum of seniors care.
    • Serve as the Geriatric regional representative on LHIN and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care committees as needed.
    • Participate in developing proposals for funding and program/service development.
    • Assist in identifying the strategic regional needs for Senior’s services within and across the Central West LHIN.
    • Collaborate with the Central West LHIN, primary care and other regional agencies to develop capacity for seniors’ care and promote seniors’ health in the community.
    • Lead and advise on the implementation of quality standards as related to Seniors care in the LHIN.



    • Geriatrician in active comprehensive practice, with active privileges at a hospital within the Central West LHIN.
    • Will possess an FRCPC qualification in Geriatrics, be eligible for licensure in Ontario, with a proven track record of clinical leadership excellence.

    • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams.
    • Experience in effective collaborative relationships with external organizations, including academic, private and public sector organizations.
    • Previous experience in a leadership role.
    • Excellent communication and engagement skills.
    • Experience in a health care quality improvement strategies and application to practice.
    • Experience in the development and delivery of Continuing Medical Education. 


    Who We Are:


    A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHN) is responsible for planning, funding, integrating and monitoring the local health care system, including the planning and delivery of home and community care services, in the communities of Brampton, Bramalea, Bolton-Caledon, Dufferin, North Etobicoke, Malton and West Woodbridge. Working collaboratively with a host of health system partners, the LHIN strives to achieve its vision of a healthier community for all.


    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/. You may also send your resume to Human Resources at cwcareers@lhins.on.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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