• Clinical Lead, Critical Care

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/6/2018 5:27 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, Critical Care


    (Part Time Position – ½ 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 Critical Care Lead is a regional champion regarding 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 sub-region and the LHIN.

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

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Act as a resource, leader, and advocate for primary care providers in the LHIN in regards to critical care initiatives.
    • Participate on the Critical Care LHIN Lead Provincial Table and work closely with Critical Care Services Ontario (CCSO) to provide local level intelligence to the provincial planning of the Critical Care Strategy.
    • The Critical Care LHIN Lead will participate in performance improvement reviews, assist the LHIN in the monitoring of hospital accountability, and provide feedback on performance management frameworks and reporting tools to ensure ongoing data needs are met.
    • The Critical Care LHIN Lead will work with a range of stakeholders to support the implementation of the Critical Care Strategy and other system improvements. 
    • With the support of the LHIN VP Clinical, each Critical Care LHIN Lead will organize and chair the LHIN Critical Care Network composed of appropriate representatives from LHIN hospitals that provide critical care services (including both administrators and clinicians), designated LHIN staff and other relevant LHIN stakeholders. 
    • Critical Care LHIN Lead will take on a lead role with respect to critical care surge management in the LHIN and lead Critical Care Surge Capacity Planning, Rehearsal and Event Management in conjunction with the CCSO.
    • Help address service delivery issues within the LHIN, such as quality management and unattached patient management.
    • Collaborate with the local LHIN appointed Clinical Leads to develop and deliver a coordinated strategy for critical care.
    • Work with LHIN and provincial partners to implement metrics to evaluate the impact of the local programs and initiatives.
    • Develop and deliver, where appropriate, Continuing Medical Education (CME) based programs based on best practice in collaboration with the health care team.
    • Contribute to quality improvement strategies and initiatives for primary care physicians.
    • With LHIN staff, develop and implement community engagement events and educational programs.



    • Specialist in Intensive Care/Critical Care medicine.
    • Possess an FRCPC qualification in Internal Medicine, be eligible for licensure in Ontario, and possess a proven track record of clinical leadership excellence.

    • Holds privileges at a hospital in Central West LHIN.
    • Strong background and extensive experience in critical medicine.
    • 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 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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