• Director, Provider Contracts and Allocation (Permanent Full Time)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/19/2018 3:45 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    South West LHIN
    Career Level
    Experienced, Management
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description


    Director, Provider Contracts and Allocation (Permanent Full Time)


    The Opportunity: 


    At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is seeking one (1) full time Director, Provider Reports and Allocation, a role responsible for the planning, development, negotiation and implementation of all contracts with health service provider and service provider organizations.


    What Can I Expect To Do? 


    As the Director, Provider Contracts and Allocation, you will:

    • Develop an overarching contracting strategy that interprets and supports the organization’s strategic directions and annual business plan objectives.
    • Lead all contracting activity as part of key relationship management, provider performance management, and risk management.
    • Lead all provider management services, ensuring providers deliver to agreed contractual obligations and to service, financial, quality, and performance requirements.
    • Work with all Directors and Sub-Region Leads to lead on the development of new contracts to support the move to an integrated system of care.
    • Provide leadership on the approach and application of the provincial funding formula at the local level, funding of specific health sectors, and the financial implications of allocation decisions.
    • Lead the development and establishment of multi-year and annual local health-care system funding plans and allocation of funds LHIN-wide and within sub-regions.
    • Monitor the transfer payment transaction process and ensures that appropriate accounting processes are in place.
    • Support the Vice President in communicating with and advising the CEO and Board on matters related to contract planning, outcomes, issues management and legal. and other requirements.
    • Participate on or lead provincial working groups, committees and other initiatives to advance shared objectives, develop best practices, and/or align efforts.
    • Partner with other Directors in leading staff in a matrix organizational structure to cooperate across functions to deliver and align projects, initiatives or services.
    • Provide leadership and oversight to staff including work delegation, coaching, performance management, and goal setting.
    • Supports the development of a culture within the LHIN that reflects the LHIN's role in achieving improved patient experience, health outcomes and value for money while driving health system improvement, integration and coordination across the South West LHIN and delivering high quality home and community care that meets the needs of clients and families.

    Location: This position is located at the South West LHIN’s London location.

    How Do I Qualify?



    • University undergraduate degree/Master’s degree in business administration, finance, health administration, public administration or related field. 


    • Minimum 7 years of leadership experience specific to contract management, business planning, finance, performance management, and risk management in a healthcare environment or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

    • In-depth knowledge of contract management, performance management, methodologies, and statistical and analytical processes and techniques
    • Communication and interpersonal skills, to work effectively and develop trust with internal and external colleagues, and to liaise with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and other provincial partners.
    • Knowledge of Ontario health system and trends within and across sectors.
    • In-depth development knowledge of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development.
    • Understanding of the South West LHIN’s stakeholders, patient care delivery frameworks and methods, and issues and priorities within the health care sector and their impact on procurement
    • Knowledge of South West LHIN administrative practices and procedures
    • Demonstrated excellent planning and organizing skills to manage a variety of contracts and processes simultaneously
    • Ability to use MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Excellent knowledge of Contract Administrative component of patient data base (CHRIS)
    • Excellent organization and prioritization skills and demonstrated skill to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues and priorities. 

    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Proficiency in a second language, particularly French.
    • An ambassador of workplace culture.



    Who We Are:

    The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 local organizations in Ontario that plan, coordinate, and fund local health services, and deliver high quality home and community care to patients and families. The South West LHIN is committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships to improve population health, patient experience, and value for money across the health care system 

    LHIN staff incorporates the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone. If you have a passion for excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, this is your opportunity to make a difference as part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system.  

    For further information on the South West LHIN please visit: http://www.southwestlhin.on.ca.

    The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the selection process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.


    How To Apply:

    Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply. Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits, and pension plan. Application deadline is January 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.


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