• Manager, Palliative Care Outreach – London (Temporary Full Time)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/6/2019 9:06 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Temporary (Full-Time)
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    South West LHIN
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description


    Manager, Palliative Care Outreach – London (Temporary Full Time)


    The Opportunity: 


    At this time, the South West Local Health Integration Network is seeking one Manager, Palliative Care Outreach (“Manager”) to drive outcome improvements for people with life-limiting diseases in the South West. In collaboration with health system partners, the Manager formulates and executes a coordinated strategy for the delivery of Hospice Palliative Care based on leading practice throughout the South West Region.


    This is a temporary full time opportunity for a duration of approximately 12 months.


    What will you do?


    As the Manager, Palliative Care Outreach, you will: 

    • Participate in the formulation of implementation planning for the Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program, including yearly priorities for action and yearly regional targets.
    • Establish and maintain the Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program partnerships necessary to advance improvements in Hospice Palliative Care outcomes.
    • In consultation with the Governance and Steering committees, manage the clinical quality improvement agenda for the integrated Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program and will review program indicators on a regular basis with Director, Home and Community Care and Senior Leadership. 
    • Hold regular (at least quarterly) Regional Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program Steering Committee meetings.
    • Establish and maintain excellent communication with partners with respect to the Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program, which includes yearly priorities, proposed funding allocations within budget, performance targets and program performance.
    • Work collaboratively with the South West health system partners to facilitate Hospice Palliative Care service enhancements and to set targets for the South West Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program.
    • Establish and implement quality and improvement plans for areas identified through program reviews.
    • Consult regularly with leaders and system partner organizations on plans for quality improvement and yearly targets for improvement.
    • Provide ongoing leadership to the Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program team for the development and implementation of an integrated Hospice Palliative Care program in London/Middlesex.
    • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate area operational plans, goals and achievements.
    • Identify budget requirements and allocate approved funds in accordance with the Hospice Palliative Care Outreach Program priorities; monitor, evaluate and manage budget. 

    Location: This position is located within the LHIN’s London/Middlesex location.


    What must you have?



    • Post-secondary education in health science/administration, health promotion, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  


    • 3 to 5 years of leadership/management experience with the ability to manage complex projects involving multiple agencies, budgets and stakeholders.
    • Experience and working knowledge related to service delivery systems across the continuum of care. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • A proven track record of effective working relationships with internal and external customers and clients and the ability to build teams and lead through system level change.
    • An ability to resolve conflicts and achieve consensus.
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple, conflicting demands.
    • Superior organizational skills and solid knowledge of project management and quality improvement methodology. 

    Preferred Qualifications: 

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

    Who we are:


    Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) play a key role in Ontario’s health care system. Working in partnership with patients, families, providers and community organizations, LHINs ensure people have access to the health care they need — at home and in the community.


    Committed to innovation and collaborative partnerships, the South West LHIN plans, coordinates and funds local health services, and delivers high-quality home and community care to patients and families, with a focus on improving population health, the patient experience, and value for money across the health care system. Our staff incorporate the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone.


    How do I apply?


    Please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to submit your resume and cover letter. Application deadline is September 24, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.


    All applications will be reviewed; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to volume of applications, we are not able to respond to general inquiries by phone or e-mail.


    We are committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion.


    We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, and are committed to providing accommodation as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.


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