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Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network

Notice of Job Vacancy

 

Position Description

We Value…acting in the best interest of our residents’ health and well-being

Job Title: Manager, Information Technology

Reports to: Director, Information Technology & Facilities

 

Core Purpose

The Manager, Information Technology is responsible for leading the WWLHIN’s Information Technology operations with a focus on technical support and projects (hardware and software). The overall goal of the position is making it easy for LHIN staff to access the high quality support they need, so they can effectively serve our residents and make it easy for them to be healthy.

This is accomplished by:

  • Always doing what is in the best interest of our residents,
  • Ensuring staff have up-to-date technical resources,
  • Maintaining service level commitments in line with the needs of the organization,
  • Continuously striving to improve the support delivered to staff,
  • Providing technical expertise on organizational initiatives,
  • Leading technical deployments,
  • Mentoring IT staff to ensure they remain motivated and constantly strive to improve themselves,
  • Mitigating the risk of local outages and downtime,
  • Keeping security front-of-mind, while also striving to make information sharing easier amongst health service partners.

Major Duties and Accountabilities

Functional StrategyCore responsibility: overseeing the day-to-day operations of the WWLHIN’s IT Helpdesk including (but not limited to): maintaining service quality and SLA standards, balancing team workload, ensuring adequate coverage, providing advice, and personally taking on or directly assisting in resolving complex or high priority requests.

  • Develops an annual work plan and supports the Director in the development of the strategic and operational IT roadmap.
  • Provides input and advice on departmental policy, procedures and systems.
  • Supports the selection of new hardware and software.
  • Maintains a good understanding of ministry directives and ensures they are followed.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments / technologies / processes in the IT industry.
  • Makes recommendations to implement innovations to yield improvements/efficiencies.
  • Locally manages any IT-related provincial issues that may impact WW operations.
  • Regularly collaborates and communicates with the HSSO, other LHINs, and external stakeholders (e.g. hospitals, eHealth, etc.) on technical projects and deployments.

 

Program and Operational Leadership

 

  • Provides both technical knowledge/expertise as well as core project management services (scope, budget, reporting) for both internal and system-wide projects.
  • Manages external contractors to ensure contract is respected and quality is achieved.
  • Provides input to working groups / business leaders / project teams as to how to leverage technology to improve business process.
  • Works with internal customers to ensure technical support is meeting business needs.
  • Develops policy and procedures in conjunction with the Director, IT & Facilities.

 

People Leadership

  • Manages helpdesk staff (6 FTEs).

  • Prioritizes and delegates work.
  • Undertakes annual and on-going performance management including development/assessment of an annual individualized plans (AIPs), identification of learning opportunities, career coaching and on-going mentoring.Safe Working

Environment

  • Through own work, and the management of others, ensures that the WWLHIN consistently operates a safe working environment, wherever work is undertaken.

  • Follows all safe work practices and procedures and immediately communicates and mitigates any activity or action which may constitute a risk to resident or staff safety.
  • Participates in related training and education.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Education and experience typically includes a university degree / college diploma with specialization in computer science / technology, and 5 – 7 years of experience.
  • Expertise in technical systems analysis and management, including hands-on experience with computer networks, hardware, and software.
  • Experience with supervising others in a customer service-focused environment.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario health sector and including current IT strategies and initiatives.
  • Knowledge of IT specific privacy and security regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of project management, particularly in the context of information technology design and implementation.
  • Knowledge of the WWLHIN’s programs and services in order to support information technology needs.
  • Knowledge in technology and information management (hardware, software).

Communicating and Influencing Others

  • Communicate internally working with the business to provide customer service in the resolution of technical issues, and project management leadership / expertise.
  • Communicate externally with health partners, vendors, contractors, and other LHINs to gather information, provide technical expertise, and consult on projects and initiatives.
  • Consults with the business to collect information related to on-going and future information technology needs.

Problem Solving, Decision Making and Accountability

  • The Manager of Information Technology is responsible for responding to issues with IT operations at the organization level; determining an action plan and deploying staff for resolution.
  • Proactively planning IT solutions that mitigate future risks (capacity, integration) including disaster response and recovery planning.
  • He/she is accountable for the day-to-day operations of the IT function focused on technical support.

Impact

  • Through the combination of proactive and reactive problem solving and planning, this role may have a significant impact on the business such as managing/preventing system downtime or minimizing delays in project implementation.

Management of Human Resources

  • The Manager, Information Technology is responsible for the oversight of 6 full time staff, and will act as backup coverage for the Director of IT and Facilities. Numbers may fluctuate as the department / role evolves.
  • Responsibilities include hiring, performance management as well as day to day delegation and quality review.
  • May also serve as a project / working group lead for both internal and external initiatives (sector, LHIN).

Mental Effort and Concentration

  • Job requirements include attention to detail in review and preparation of documents / spreadsheets (on computer) as well as listening during discussions, interviews and consultations.

Physical Effort

  • The role spends significant time using a computer requiring fine motor skills for key boarding

Working Conditions

  • The job is performed in an office environment
  • There may be some requirement for travel to off-site locations within and outside the local geography
  • Participates in on-call rotation

 

WWLHIN strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources at hr.ww@lhins.on.ca for assistance.

 

If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, before 4:30 p.m. on December 8, 2017 to Human Resources (e-mail: hr.ww@lhins.on.ca). We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview

THE WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY .

Job ID
2017-3729
Job Location
,,Canada
1 day ago

Project Manager, MSK Strategy

 

One year contract

 

Project

 

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.

 

Position

 

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.

 

 

Job ID
2017-3717
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Caledon
Job Location 3
CA-ON-Etobicoke
4 days ago

Reporting to the Director, Home and Community Care, this front line leadership position is responsible for ongoing management, planning, directing and evaluation of programs and/ or services assigned. This position is responsible for daily operations of one or more programs and/ or services. This role is also tasked with leading the team of Placement Facilitators, Care Coordinators and Team Assistants for the following programs and services: Assisted Living, Adult Day Services, Convalescent Care, Long-term Care and Short Stay Respite.

 

Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Planning, implementing, evaluating and reporting responsibilities with respect to the portfolio to help patients across the care continuum.
  • Management of services related to care coordination, placement coordination, and/or information and referral for a defined geographical or functional team.
  • Day to day decision making for the program and/ or services.
  • Identifying staffing requirements. Responsible for recruitment, selection, orientation, training and development, mentoring, performance management and staff development.
  • Directing and coaching staff regarding care coordination issues, including risk management.
  • Management, resolution and documentation of patient concerns/issues including engagement with Patient Experience office as required.
  • Liaising with health service providers (specifically long term care, convalescent care, assisted living, adult day support), community partners, primary care practitioners, hospitals and other system partners to coordinate care across the health care system.
  • Interpreting and implementing organizational policy, collective agreement and applicable legislation.
  • Contributing to the quality of service and a continuous improvement program by identifying needs, providing input into the standards of service, and implementing and evaluating new programs and special projects.
  • Participating in the development and monitoring of the program budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in a health discipline supplemented by graduate or equivalent management experience.
  • Licensed member of a Regulated Health Profession preferred.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of management and leadership experience in a health care environment with experience/knowledge related to long term care, geriatrics and the Care Coordination process.
  • Demonstrated expertise in integration and partnerships with hospital/community sector and an understanding of transitional issues between health care environments.
  • Experience and knowledge in the understanding of the management of healthcare issues within different LHIN services and/ or programs including knowledge and experience in the change management process.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation governing health activities and Long Term Care in Ontario.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise/ network and take a leadership role with community agencies, other health care facilities and service providers.
  • Ability to conceptualize, organize and implement special projects.
  • Knowledge of budget process and financial monitoring controls.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and quality programs.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional growth and development.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills plus relationship building, leadership, team building and change management abilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service and quality programs.
  • Well-developed critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills including facilitation and conflict resolution skills as well as strong interpersonal, public relations, verbal and written communication skills.

 

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.

                                                                                                                 

 

Job ID
2017-3727
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Etobicoke
Job Location 3
CA-ON-Caledon
1 week ago

Director, Quality

Are you a champion of quality in service delivery, business processes and healthcare? Can you lead by example in introducing best practices and driving quality improvement to improve the patient experience? If so, this pivotal leadership role with Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is for you. Formerly known as Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), Central LHIN is a proud recipient of a Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award for 2015, and one of the GTA’s Top Employers for 2017.

Reporting to the Vice President, Quality and Safety, and supervising your own staff team while providing advice and guidance to colleagues in all things quality, you will oversee the Quality Department, with specific responsibility for leading and supporting all programs and activities related to quality improvement, education, professional practice, and project management. As Director, Quality, you will be the driving force in promoting and building a culture of quality improvement – not only throughout the CLHIN but also in all our dealings with community partners and other stakeholders, especially in the area of Home and Community Care.

Location: This position will be based at our Richmond Hill site, in Richmond Hill, ON, and requires the ability to travel across the CLHIN.

 

As Director, Quality, you can expect to:

  • Provide leadership and direction in the development, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement programs
  • Establish a system of performance measures, set expectations, and measure achievements against expected outcomes related to Home and Community Care
  • Provide expertise in resolving complex quality issues and suggest appropriate action
  • Promote project management best practices throughout the organization
  • Chair committee meetings and present to management and at Board meetings
  • Oversee the project management function, providing leadership, coordination and management of PMO processes and functions
  • Support project managers, facilitate approval for project management deliverables and manage project management processes
  • Support the development of the orientation plan for new hires for the CLHIN with a focus on Home and Community Care
  • Support the return-to-work training process for Home and Community Care
  • Ensure the organized and timely delivery of organizational education
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships and networks with other LHINs, service providers, hospitals and long-term care (LTC) Homes, to ensure quality services for clients and maximize value for CLHIN expenditures
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify areas for establishing performance standards and opportunities to integrate service or improve process
  • Serve as a lead or participant on internal committees or service provider committees
  • Develop effective relationships with colleagues to identify areas of concern regarding performance or quality
  • Build trust with the management team that strategies are in place
  • Provide strategic advice and support on matters of quality and process improvement project planning and education
  • Drive the development and implementation of accountability frameworks, performance measures, indicators and results
  • Lead the annual Quality Improvement Plan process
  • Implement and support strategies to build quality improvement capacity within the organization
  • Ensure that safe, high-quality healthcare and/or services are always person-centred and driven by evidence and analysis
  • Participate in safety and quality information gathering and analysis
  • Lead changes and improvements that are identified from the collection of data
  • Promote the quality framework and lead quality initiatives
  • Ensure that staff respect, and respond to, patient choices, needs and values.

 

Key Qualifications

Your professional strengths for the role of Director, Quality, will include:

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Master’s degree, preferred
  • Extensive leadership experience in quality management in a healthcare environment, with proven management capability
  • In-depth knowledge of performance management and quality improvement program requirements and methodologies
  • Proven ability to integrate quality improvement strategies into overall operational plans that support strategic directions
  • Knowledge of Accreditation Canada standards and experience with successfully leading the accreditation process
  • Knowledge of LHIN Integrated Health Services Plan
  • Familiarity with project management principles
  • In-depth knowledge of LHIN programs and strategic priorities to develop appropriate quality strategies
  • Strong knowledge of the current role and service of community partners
  • Strong understanding of Home and Community Care service delivery models and emerging issues and priorities
  • Solid understanding of the evolving role of the LHINs within the healthcare sector
  • Strong knowledge of strategic and business planning practices in the healthcare sector
  • Strong knowledge of fiscal planning and management processes in the public sector environment
  • Exceptional facilitation skills to lead group processes
  • Highly developed collaboration skills to participate in system-wide integration of program management and quality indicators and measures
  • Exceptional presentation skills and experience presenting to Board Quality Committees
  • Well-developed ability to use tact, diplomacy and persuasion to achieve business objectives
  • Mentoring and coaching skills to supervise subordinate staff and provide advice and guidance to colleagues.

 

 

To Apply

Please apply online or you may forward your cover letter and resume to:

HumanResources-YR@lhins.on.ca  quoting Job # 2017-240 in the subject line.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise Human Resources so arrangements can be made.

Job ID
2017-3724
Company
Central LHIN
Job Location
Richmond Hill,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Markham
2 weeks ago

The Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 LHINs transforming health care in Ontario.  The LHIN works with local health service providers and communities to design real-life solutions that improve access to care, better coordinate services and improve people’s experience with the health care system.

 

 

The Central LHIN is currently seeking a Registered Nurse on our School Mental Health & Addictions Team.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to a Senior Manager, Home and  Community Care, you will be assigned to a district school board to advise educators, develop individual care plans in collaboration with other professionals and assist boards in developing strategies to address mental health and addiction needs.

Responsibilities will include: assisting school boards in recognizing and responding to student mental health and addiction issues; providing services and support to students with mild to complex mental health and substance abuse issues; developing plans for patients with mental health and addiction needs including the transition of students back to school from hospitalization; providing support or intervention for issues such as self-harm or treatment refusal. You will also play a key role in helping students and/or parents’ access services such as family health and/or addictions agencies.

 

SHIFT REQUIREMENTS 

Scheduled hours and days require flexibility in order to meet the needs of the Central LHIN and its patients.  These include evenings, weekends, statutory holidays and on call hours.  Initial area and/or schedule may change in order to facilitate the needs of the Central LHIN in accordance with the ONA Collective Agreement.

     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in nursing, preferred Bachelor’s of Nursing (BN/BScN) degree
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Any relevant certification in Mental Health/Addictions
  • Minimum of two years direct recent and relevant clinical experience in providing mental health and/or addictions services for children and youth required
  • Knowledge of the mental health and addictions service system for children and youth in schools
  • Solid knowledge of health care related legislation and practices
  • Advanced assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Effective interpersonal, communications, and conflict resolution skills
  • Bilingualism considered an asset
  • Accurate and efficient keyboarding and computer skills and ability to use a mouse.
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance
  • Travel will be required with own vehicle

 

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) get people the care they need in their homes and communities across the province. Caring for more than 637,000 people annually, LHINs work with families to help determine the right care and health supports to keep people at home for as long as possible. Learn more about our Care Coordinator, Nursing and other opportunities at www.LHINjobs.ca.  

 

Central LHIN is committed to a culture that values diversity and inclusion

 

Central LHIN is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have any special requirements during the recruitment process, please advise Human Resources. The Central LHIN is governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and therefore encourages applications from bilingual candidates.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

Job ID
2017-3721
Job Location
Newmarket,Ontario,Canada
2 weeks ago

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres, long-term care homes, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is home to more than one million people and its office is located in Oakville, Ontario.

Committed to lead health system coordination and integration for our communities our vision is to move towards a seamless health system promoting optimal health and delivering high quality care when and where needed.   If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the Mississauga Halton LHIN, consider the following:

We are currently recruiting a Communication Specialist

 

Competition Number:                FY1718-066

Date Posted:                            November 8, 2017

Date Closed:                            December 8, 2017

Portfolio:                                  Health System Strategy Integration and Planning

Department:                            Communications and Engagement

Reports To:                              Manager, Strategic Communications and Partner Relations

Category:                                Temporary Full-Time (4 Month Contract)

Primary Assigned Location:        TBD (Etobicoke Office – 401 the West Mall/2655 North Sheridan Way, Mississsauga)

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is currently seeking a focused, collaborative and results-oriented Communications Specialist to fill a seven month contract. Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Communications and Partner Relations, the Communications Specialist is responsible for providing support for communications strategies and plans and producing content for a number of communications vehicles which will support a diverse portfolio including issues management, media relations, electronic communications, and stakeholder and government relations.

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Works with the Communications Lead to support communication needs including delivery of corporate communication initiatives and products
  • Writes a variety of communications materials that support Mississauga Halton LHIN communications strategy
  • Research and write external news releases
  • Assist with the planning and execution of announcements / media events
  • Work with the Communications Lead to create and refresh web communications and maintain website

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Writing and content creation for key communications deliverables including presentations, newsletters, videos, brochures, letters, memos, bulletins, web content, scripts/speaking points, advertisements and reports as required
  • Research and draft external news releases, backgrounders on new programs, special events
  • Search out facts and create stories that support provincial and local initiatives
  • Editing of materials to ensure accuracy
  • Helping internal stakeholders with communications planning and support for writing or editing needs as appropriate
  • Local PR and media outreach as required
  • Assistance on engagement projects as required
  • Maintain communications database
  • Support Lead on large-scale campaigns as required
  • Social media – outreach and content creation

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training & Experience:

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or equivalent.
  • 3+ years in communications / public relations (background in Ontario’s health system preferred)

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Superior writing/editing skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills required with demonstrated ability to write a broad range of exceptional copy in a variety of media
  • Sound knowledge, understanding and application of communications concepts, strategies, and technical skills required in planning, execution and evaluation of communications plans
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and SharePoint
  • Website management experience
  • Design expertise is considered an asset
  • Proven ability to multi-task and work quickly, efficiently and accurately to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well and stay calm under pressure

 

To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1718-066 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

Job ID
2017-3719
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Etobicoke
2 weeks ago

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.  

 

PATIENT CARE ASSISTANTS (CASUAL) – London, Stratford, Owen Sound, Hanover, Seaforth, St. Thomas, Woodstock

 

What Can I Expect To Do? 

 

Reporting to the Manager of Patient Care, the Patient Care Assistant provides service and support to the Care Coordination process. This includes the coordination and organization of Care Coordinator activities.  The Patient Care Assistant communicates with patients, families, providers and other multidisciplinary team members and acts as a point of contact for patient issues.  Through the utilization of a Patient Driven Care approach, the PCA disseminates necessary information and triages pertinent information to the Care Coordinator, and assists the Care Coordinator to ensure thorough follow up on patient issues. 

 

We are currently accepting resumes for future potential vacancies in the following locations: London, Stratford, and Owen Sound.

 

How Do I Qualify?

 

  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Education and/or training in health care administration is an asset.
  • Minimum one year of related experience, preferably in health care/medical administration or services.
  • Medical Terminology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member, including communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including ability to prioritize competing requests and function well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to connect with clients, actively listens to requests, and responds in a timely, sensitive and respectful manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to input data into computer software consistently accurately.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Experience using computer databases, MS Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the flow of information in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Prioritizes and manages the Care Coordinator’s calendar, sets up appointments on her/his behalf and resolves scheduling conflicts.
  • Valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Proficiency in the French language is an asset.

 

We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews please inform Human Resources. 

 

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply.  Application deadline is January 31, 2018.

 

The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

 

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

 

Job ID
2017-3673
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Stratford
Job Location 3
CA-ON-Owen Sound
2 weeks ago

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.  

 

Care Coordinator - Grey Bruce (Casual, RPT, TFT)

 

What Can I Expect To Do? 

Positions are available in the Owen Sound and Hanover locations with initial assignments on either the Hospital, Community or Complex team.  Possessing the skills, the knowledge and credentials (Registered Nurse, Registered Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Master of Social Work), as well as experience and sound judgment, the Care Coordinator contributes to the success of patient-driven care throughout South Western Ontario.

 

As a Care Coordinator, you’ll leverage your nursing expertise and knowledge of community resources to assess patient needs, determine their eligibility for services and subsequently develop, evaluate and/or revise plans of service for patients. Recognized as a valued member of the Home and Community Care Team, you’ll be accountable for coordinating the delivery of care to patients across a continuum of care, facilitating and ensuring the achievement of quality clinical outcomes.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Home and Community Care responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out a variety of patient care and relationship management duties
  • Prioritize new referrals and take timely action, identifying individuals who would benefit from services, and connecting with them to determine eligibility for services such as LTC, Adult Day Programs, etc.
  • In collaboration with the patient, assess their needs and goals, and incorporate these into care planning, ensuring that the plan includes access to alternative resources
  • Make referrals to a wide variety of community supports, based on specific needs or circumstances, and assist patients and their families through the process
  • Create a transitional plan in collaboration with the patient and system partners (hospital, primary care and community health care providers)
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with patients and their circle of care – families, service providers, physicians and other partners – to ensure the delivery of the highest quality patient care
  • Represent the LHIN on multidisciplinary teams, committees and community agency working groups

 

How Do I Qualify?

  • Current, active registration or licence to practise in Ontario as a Registered Nurse (RN, BScN), Registered Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist
  • Sound knowledge of the long-term care system and community resources, and experience to assess requirements and develop plans of care
  • Recent clinical experience and experience with mental health and addictions nursing
  • Knowledge of:  the roles of health care professionals, the evolving role of LHINs, the issues and priorities within the health care sector and how they impact patient care delivery
  • Practical knowledge of privacy and other relevant legislation, e.g., the Long Term Care Act
  • Effective planning, organization and evaluation skills to manage multiple patients, provide information reports and take corrective action
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use MS Office applications and databases
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Proficiency in French is an asset

 

We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds.Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews please inform Human Resources. 

 

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.LHINjobs.ca to apply.  Application deadline is January 31, 2018.

 

The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

 

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

Job ID
2017-3633
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
Owen Sound,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Hanover
Job Location 3
South West LHIN
2 weeks ago

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.  

 

Care Coordinator - London/Middlesex/Elgin (Casual, RPT, TFT)

 

What Can I Expect To Do? 

Casual positions are available in the London/Middlesex/Elgin locations.  Possessing the skills, the knowledge and credentials (Registered Nurse, Registered Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Master of Social Work), as well as experience and sound judgment, the Care Coordinator contributes to the success of patient-driven care throughout South Western Ontario.

 

As a Care Coordinator, you’ll leverage your nursing expertise and knowledge of community resources to assess patient needs, determine their eligibility for services and subsequently develop, evaluate and/or revise plans of service for patients. Recognized as a valued member of the Home and Community CareTeam, you’ll be accountable for coordinating the delivery of care to patients across a continuum of care, facilitating and ensuring the achievement of quality clinical outcomes.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Home & Community Care, responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out a variety of patient care and relationship management duties
  • Prioritize new referrals and take timely action, identifying individuals who would benefit from services, and connecting with them to determine eligibility for services such as LTC, Adult Day Programs, etc.
  • In collaboration with the patient, assess their needs and goals, and incorporate these into care planning, ensuring that the plan includes access to alternative resources
  • Make referrals to a wide variety of community supports, based on specific needs or circumstances, and assist patients and their families through the process
  • Create a transitional plan in collaboration with the patient and system partners (hospital, primary care and community health care providers)
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with patients and their circle of care – families, service providers, physicians and other partners – to ensure the delivery of the highest quality patient care
  • Represent the Home & Community Care Team on multidisciplinary committees and community agency working groups

 

How Do I Qualify?

  • Current, active registration or licence to practice in Ontario as a Registered Nurse (RN, BScN), Registered Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist
  • Sound knowledge of the long-term care system and community resources, and experience to assess requirements and develop plans of care
  • Recent clinical experience and experience with mental health and addictions
  • Knowledge of:  the roles of health care professionals, the evolving role of CCACs, the issues and priorities within the health care sector and how they impact patient care delivery
  • Practical knowledge of privacy and other relevant legislation, e.g., the Long Term Care Act
  • Effective planning, organization and evaluation skills to manage multiple patients, provide information reports and take corrective action
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use MS Office applications and databases
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Proficiency in French is an asset

 

We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds.Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews please inform Human Resources. 

 

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit www.lhinjobs.ca to apply.  Application deadline is January 31, 2018.

 

The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

 

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

Job ID
2017-3663
Company
South West LHIN
Job Location
London,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
South West LHIN
2 weeks ago

JOB TITLE: Senior Consultant, Performance Management

START DATE: November 2017

DURATION: Full Time, Permanent

REPORTS TO:  Director, Performance Management

DEPARTMENT: Performance Management

LOCATION: Toronto Central LHIN

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Quality, Performance and Accountability Division negotiates and monitors service accountability agreements including performance targets with Health Service Providers (HSPs) and Service Provider Organizations through 200 service contracts and accountability agreements; as well they lead system level clinical service/system projects aimed at integration and value for money. This portfolio Acts as the primary contact for assigned Health Services Providers and Service Provider Organizations to manage system risks in a timely manner and leads system improvements through planning and collaboration. Drives innovation through initiating performance improvement initiatives and partnering with experts in health care disciplines.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provides subject matter expertise and advice on performance management of Health Service Providers (HSPs) and health system performance with specialized knowledge in one of the following: Community Support Services and Long Term Care.
  • Maintains strong working relationships with HSPs and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) in support of proactive/effective performance & issues management
  • Contributes advice and input from a hospital/community provider operations perspective to the development of health system and integration plans
  • Drives clinical service changes & broader health system improvements
  • Makes recommendations related to access to care (wait time) allocations, provincial programs and other Ministry/LHIN directed programs.
  • Assists in identifying,monitoring and mitgating high-risk issues.
  • Reviews and analyzes local HSP performance reports/plans related to Ministry and LHIN priorities in accordance with LHIN goals and objectives
  • Receive reports from other LHIN portfolios regarding performance of HSPs and interact with HSPs to address performance and risk management issues in collaboration with Senior Consultants and the Director Performance Management
  • Performance monitoring/management including escalation
  • Participates in preparation of annual/multi-year performance management work plans
  • Participates in and contributes to inter-LHIN and Ministry dialogue on the provincial performance management framework and its application to local health service delivery organizations.
  • Leads in the negotiation and completion of Accountability Agreements in a designated sector, from inception to completion, including the development of work-back schedules
  • Works with and collaborates with Senior Consultants of the PM team to complete system level project items as assigned
  • Participates on internal and external planning groups as appropriate and requested
  • Participation with integration activities as necessary

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

 

Education:

  • Master’s in business administration, health administration or relevant field. A Bachelor’s degree may be considered balanced with amount of healthcare experience.

 

Education:

  • Five years’ experience in a LHIN or the healthcare sector
  • Administratively strong and able to converse well with HSPs, Ministry and other LHINs as required
  • Experience in project coordination
  • Financial acumen
  • Extensive proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word with a working knowledge of Information Management Systems such as SharePoint, CRM, etc.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively with senior level HSP executives and their management teams, and to liaise with colleagues across LHINs and with contacts in the Ministry.
  • Knowledge of performance management and evaluation techniques in one or more health sectors related to administrative and/or clinical performance
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues and priorities
  • Understanding of the Ontario healthcare system, its stakeholders, programs and issues
  • Demonstrated experience with operation decision-making related to performance management
  • Bilingual (French and English) oral and written communications skills are an asset.

 

We offer competitive salary and employee benefits, including pension contributions with HOOPP.

If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please visit our website at www.lhinjobs.ca and apply online. 

Toronto Central LHIN is 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

Job ID
2017-3692
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
3 weeks ago

We are currently recruiting a Palliative Community Resource Care Coordinator

Competition #:   FY1718-131

Date Posted:       November 3, 2017

Date Closed:       Until Filled

Start Date:          immediately

Reports to:          Manager, Regional Programs - Palliative

Category:            Permanent Part-time (0.5 FTE)

Team:                  Palliative

Current primary assigned location:        Mississauga Office, 2655 North Sheridan Way

POSITION OUTLINE:

The Mississauga Halton LHIN has an exciting opportunity for a CRCC to join the Palliative Team during a time of strategic focus on palliative care within the Mississauga Halton LHIN region and across the province. Transformation of Palliative Care is a strategic initiative for Mississauga Halton LHIN, and we are seeking passionate, collaborative and creative professionals to join our team.   We are seeking an excellent communicator, critical thinker, lifelong learner and problem solver.  

The Palliative CRCC competencies include: clinical expertise in palliative care, patient and family-centred, ethical decision-making, collaboration with a variety of different stakeholders, and demonstrated leadership with inter-professional teams, including providers within the circle of care for individual patients and caregivers, and among the community with partners and colleagues. Experience in medication management and/or medication reconciliation and familiarity with medical diagnoses and disease trajectories are critical skillsets that will be a focus of recruitment.

Responsible for:

  • Providing care coordination to patients with palliative needs, supporting patients with palliative needs to remain at home and in community through stable, transitional phases, and end of life.
  • Development of individualized, collaborative care plans and care conferencing
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration between the inter-professional care team for each patient
  • Home visits and telephone communication with patients and caregivers; liaison with primary care providers and members of a patients circle of care.
  • Assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and reviewing patient needs and services
  • Providing information to patients and referrals to alternate community resources
  • Responding to inquiries and request for care in accordance with the patient’s needs; identifies risk factors and urgency for care

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A registered health or social work professional including: registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker.
  • A member in good standing with their applicable regulatory body below:
    • College of Nurses of Ontario
    • College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
    • College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
    • College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario
    • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • A University degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum two years recent experience in community health or a related field (acute, hospice, home and community care settings). If allied health professional, relevant clinical medical experience required.
  • Palliative experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources and demonstrated ability to collaborate and establish/strengthen care teams
  • Knowledge and experience in Care Coordination, including clinical strength in assessment, care planning, system navigation, health outcomes monitoring, direct support (i.e., self-management principles), collaboration with key system partners
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in providing care in a manner that is culturally responsive and effective with individuals from various backgrounds and diversity.  
  • Computer literacy and keyboarding skills required
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable motor vehicle
  • Insurance that includes driving for business purposes and minimum liability of $1,000,000.
  • Ability to communicate in French or other languages an asset.                                                                      

To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing competition #FY1718-131 via the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca. Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

 To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.

Job ID
2017-3715
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Oakville,Ontario,Canada
3 weeks ago

Reporting to the Director – Home and Community Care, the NURSE PRACTITIONER – COMMUNITY PALLIATIVE will provide direct care to complex palliative clients (shared care) and contribute to the development of the care plan for chronic but stable palliative clients (coordinated care). The NP will provide care connections across the health care sectors for all clients requiring palliative care in the community.  Working collaboratively across the health care system, including home care, primary care, specialized palliative care, acute care and community services, the NP will provide expert clinical palliative leadership to support seamless, integrated care delivery.  The NP will have the opportunity to engage in all domains of advanced practice nursing, including mentoring and professional development through coaching for Care Coordinators, service providers, nursing and physician colleagues, and participating in educational initiatives to advance evidence-based practice in palliative care.  This position will perform shared responsibilities on a rotational basis to include but not limited to: program development, attendance at palliative care rounds and committee involvement.
 
The NP will engage in health promotion, treatment and management of health conditions.  In addition, the NP will perform other duties as assigned within their legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic test, prescribing pharmaceuticals.

Responsibilities for the Nurse Practitioner will include:

 

Expert Clinical Practice

 

  • As part of a team of NPs and palliative advanced practice nurses, ensure urgent response capacity to provide expert clinical care to complex palliative clients and expert clinical advice to primary care physicians, community nurses on the management of pain and symptoms, psychosocial support and therapeutic interventions (The urgent response may require the capacity to respond to client issues beyond regular working hours);
  • Complete home visits to complex palliative clients and their families for the purpose of conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and contribute to the development of comprehensive shared care plans in consultation with LHIN care Coordinators, service providers, primary care physicians and others;
  • Act as a resource to the Care Coordinator in terms of clinical expertise in the development of palliative care plans for complex clients (shared care plans) and chronic clients (coordinated care plans) which appropriately balances clinical, system and family needs;
  • Provide clinical advice and support for chronic palliative clients for their families as the clients interact with home and community care, primary care, acute care, and specialist care;
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the NP legislated scope of practice including but not limited to diagnosing, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and prescribing pharmaceuticals.

Leadership

 

  • Participate in regular business meetings with the CW LHIN to assist in program development and ongoing monitoring and evaluation;
  • Educate and recommend courses of action in consultation with primary care providers and the care team to influence the plan of care for the client and family;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the care provided to the client and family and make recommendations to ensure high quality care;
  • Participate in systems planning and system integration with the overall goal of ensuring a comprehensive and quality system of care for clients and their families.

 

Education

 

  • Identify, assess and meet the educational needs of clients, their families and other informal caregivers;
  • Participate in the identification of the educational needs of the interdisciplinary care team and facilitate or participate in the provision of education to meet those needs;
  • Provide mentorship and role modeling in critical thinking, problem solving, ethical decision making and the use of evidence to inform service planning and system design.• Other duties as assigned.

 

LOCATIONS: Brampton, Mississauga, North Etobicoke, Orangeville, West Woodbridge,

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in the Extended Class 
  • Nurse Practitioner Program with BScN (Masters level degree in Nursing preferred) 
  • Continuing education in palliative care 
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience preferably in a community setting and in Palliative Care Nursing
  • Demonstrated experience with proven team building abilities and experience in advancing the clinical practice of multiple health disciplines
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge in consultation and ethical decision making
  • Demonstrated use of theory and evidence to advance clinical practice and outcomes
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency with computerized information systems
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Demonstrates commitment to the LHIN’s mission and values
  • Able to communicate with clients, their families, and other relevant individuals in order to follow through with care plan directives 
  • Demonstrated awareness of cultural diversity, as well as ability to behave discreetly and sensitively to confidential issues

 

ASSETS

 
French language is an asset

 

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.

 

 

Job ID
2017-3637
Company
Central West LHIN
Job Location
Brampton,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Mississauga
Job Location 3
CA-ON-Woodbridge
Job Location 4
CA-ON-Orangeville
3 weeks ago

One (1) full time Health Records Technician position is currently available in the Health Records Team of the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Client Services Manager, Information and Referral this position provides primary diagnostic and surgical procedure coding of Toronto Central LHIN clients at admission as well as new or updated diagnoses or procedures coding at reassessment. Responds to requests for release of information from client records.  Assists the Client Services Manager with developing health records management related policies and procedures, processes and standards; and with quality improvement audits related to client records.

 

KEY TASKS

  • Codes all diagnoses and procedures for each referral of the Toronto Central LHIN using ICD-9 coding
  • Codes any new or updated diagnoses or procedures at reassessment
  • Utilizes resources to assist in selecting appropriate codes, and participates on a team to standardize diagnostic and procedure coding processes
  • Responds to requests for release of client information received from clients, their authorized representatives, or other third parties; determines the validity of requests, ensures appropriate consent is obtained, ensures extraction and preparation of all relevant information for release
  • Maintains destruction record schedule and follows protocol in determining record destruction
  • Assists the Client Services Manager in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures related to the quality of client records in order to monitor compliance with legislative requirements and accreditation standards
  • Handles first level correction/deletion of records in CHRIS to ensure that they are completed appropriately with due consideration of risk and privacy legislation
  • Assists the Client Services Manager with the development and implementation of quality improvement audits related to client records

 

QUALIFICATION

  • Completion of a university degree and/or college level Health Information Management Program
  • Certificate of registration with the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CHIM) with active membership in CHIMA is required
  • Knowledge of ICD-9 coding is required; and ICD-10 coding knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of CCP (Canadian Classification of Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Surgical Procedures) coding
  • Strong understanding of professional standards with respect to privacy and confidentiality, security of client information, and client records management
  • Ability to listen effectively and communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise way to a diverse range of stakeholder groups
  • Thorough understanding of related legislation (e.g., Consent & Capacity Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Freedom of Knowledge & Information Act, etc.)
  • Advanced computer skills and the ability to use a variety of software programs in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, Visio)

 

We offer competitive salary and employee benefits, including pension contributions with HOOPP.

If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please visit our website at www.lhinjobs.ca and apply online. 

Toronto Central LHIN is 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

Job ID
2017-3714
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
3 weeks ago

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres, long-term care homes, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is home to more than one million people and its office is located in Oakville, Ontario.

Committed to lead health system coordination and integration for our communities our vision is to move towards a seamless health system promoting optimal health and delivering high quality care when and where needed.   If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the Mississauga Halton LHIN, consider the following:

We are currently recruiting a Senior Consultant, Health System Development

 

Competition Number:           FY1718-119

Date Posted:                           October 13, 2017

Date Closed:                           Until Filled

Portfolio:                                Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning

Department:                          Strategy, Integration, and Planning

Reports To:                            Vice President, Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning

Category:                               Temporary Full Time (one)

Primary Assigned Location:            2655 North Sheridan Way, Mississauga

Position Outline:

Reporting to the Vice President, Health System Strategy, Integration & Planning (VP), the Senior Consultant, Health System Development (Senior Consultant) will support the VP and Director, Strategy, Integration and Planning (Director) in providing leadership to identified health system planning and integration initiatives. For assigned strategic initiatives, the incumbent will lead and/or supports health system planning, integration, coordination, service innovation and quality improvement across health care service providers, including implementation of major initiatives.

The Senior Consultant will be responsible to engage Mississauga Halton LHIN system partners to understand current state, and subsequently plan and implement major initiatives identified as priorities for Patients First Transformation that will result in improving the health of the population, enhancing the experience of care, and sustaining integrated service delivery.

A key focus for the right incumbent with the requisite skillset is internal/external knowledge transfer and internal capacity building of core competencies related to population health planning and integrated health system design to support the MH LHIN to deliver on its mandate of regional health care transformation.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provides senior leadership for identified strategic initiatives, including: development of conceptual framework, establishment of project teams, resource planning, facilitating project development and implementation activities, identification and development of data sets, data collections and related analysis, monitoring project progress, stakeholder and community engagement, problem resolution and reviewing quality of work to ensure high standards are met by project team.
  • Identifies planning and development opportunities for the MH LHIN through a solid awareness and understanding not only of local needs but also innovative best practice strategies/ approaches utilized in other jurisdictions.
  • Conduct analysis to identify population health needs, service gaps, and opportunities for integrated service delivery and coordination in alignment with strategic priorities.
  • Builds internal and external collaborative, cross-functional processes and partnerships inclusive of health service providers and patient and family voice, to advance planning, integration activities and initiatives.
  • Participates on internal and external committees and work groups comprised of professional, administrative and clinical experts in order to promote and advance heath service plans and objectives of the MH LHIN.
  • Works in close partnership with MH LHIN portfolios, decision support resources and system partners to embed process in data-driven decision making.
  • Gathers and interprets data from available and best data sources; conducts gap analysis; and initiates/works with quantitative and qualitative analysis to support planning, decision-making, capacity planning, and performance improvement.
  • Monitors and evaluates planning, engagement and integration outcomes.
  • Additional portfolio specific responsibilities as required.

 

Knowledge Transfer and Capacity Building

  • Maintain an awareness of current issues in the health care system related to the Integrated Health Service Plan strategic priorities and key result areas.
  • Provides thought leadership and engages key resources and professional network – local, provincial, global - to identify trends, innovative health care solutions and best practice in integrated health system design and health system transformation to ensure transformative end result.
  • Shares best practices on integration and coordination within and across LHINs and participates in provincial dialogue on integration methods and performance evaluation.
  • Engages with system partners at all levels, and promotes positive LHIN-HSP-partnership relations to build internal and external partnerships to advance planning, integration activities and initiatives
  • Works with Executive leadership and the Director of Strategy, Integration and Planning to conduct gap analysis and develop plan for building sustained internal capacity in identified functional areas, including population health planning, strategic systems-based planning, regional healthcare design and integrated healthcare delivery systems.
  • Mentors and coaches staff, formally and informally; facilitates awareness and connections with provincial, national and global resources and best practices    

 

Leadership

  • As a leader participates in the development of the annual organizational priorities
  • Articulates and constantly monitors key metrics of the department to assess their efficiency and effectiveness to ensure the highest level of service is being provided
  • Provides expert advice to executive and senior leaders on future needs and the impact of emerging trends and priorities
  • Promotes integration of activities across portfolios and monitors achievement of objectives
  • Takes all reasonable precautions for the protection of workers and abides by all other supervisory level duties in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario
  • Drives the development and implementation of policy and programs including accountability frameworks, performance measures, indicators and results
  • Represents MH LHIN in provincial and regional committees, demonstrating high level political acuity to ensure successful representation; participates on provincial groups as required

 

Relationship Management

  • Strong relationship management skills, including engaging, communicating with and collaborating with stakeholders to enable the development of a sustainable health system in Mississauga Halton
  • Represents MH LHIN in conferences and meetings
  • Establishes and maintains meaningful connections with others that are directed towards the sharing of values and opportunities for collaboration while building rapport on behalf of MH LHIN
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to identify department needs and develop strategic options and plans
  • Employs consensus building skills to ensure the most beneficial outcomes to MH LHIN
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization to ensure the most effective services are planned and provided

Qualifications include:

 

  • Master’s degree in Health or Business Administration or related field
  • Eight (8) or more years of healthcare related experience with minimum five (5) years of experience in leading cross-functional strategic planning initiatives, and/ or systems-based planning and integration, and/or health system design, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Alignment with patient and family–centred values
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the direct application of strategic planning, health system development, quality improvement principles/ methodologies/ tools, research, policy processes and evaluation techniques, change management and stakeholder management
  • Advanced project management knowledge and skills, along with proven ability to build and maintain strategic relationships with diverse health service providers. 
  • Proven ability to build effective teams, lead change and find creative solutions
  • Advanced community facilitation skills and experience.
  • Experience in healthcare innovation, and exposure to national and global best practice communities
  • An understanding of how health services are delivered in Ontario and a working knowledge of the role of the LHIN in planning, managing, evaluating and funding local health care services
  • Experience in Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare; belt level certification and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification an asset

 

                                                                                         

Thank-you for your interest in joining our exceptional team at the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)!

To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing competition #FY1718-119 via the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca. Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

 

To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.

Job ID
2017-3694
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
3 weeks ago

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres, long-term care homes, community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The Mississauga Halton LHIN is home to more than one million people and its office is located in Oakville, Ontario.

Committed to lead health system coordination and integration for our communities our vision is to move towards a seamless health system promoting optimal health and delivering high quality care when and where needed.   If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the Mississauga Halton LHIN, consider the following:

We are currently recruiting a Manager, Strategy Managment Office

 

Competition Number:                 FY1718-077   

Portfolio:                                       Health System Strategy, Integration & Planning

Department:                                 Strategy Management & Planning

Reports To:                                   Director, Strategy Management & Planning

Direct Reports:                             Performance Management Consultants (Planning & Project Management) and Project Managers

Category:                                       Permanent Full-time

Primary Assigned Location:        Mississauga Office, 2655 North Sheridan Way

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Reporting to the Director, Strategy, Integration & Planning, the Manager, Strategy Management Office provides leadership and oversight to a team of strategy and planning professionals that provide strategy subject matter expertise across all portfolios and work together to effectively support, integrate and align planning and implementation of transformational strategic initiatives in support of a patient-centered health system within the region. This position provides oversight and dissemination of strategy management processes throughout the organization, including development, implementation and monitoring of the Annual Business Plan (ABP), and coaching and knowledge transfer to ensure collective ownership for strategy management and the deliverables within the ABP.  This position develops and implements portfolio and project management best practice, inclusive of practices, tools, processes and methodologies to support execution of strategic projects. 

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Strategy Management

  • Works in partnership with the Director and Vice President, Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning to establish and evolve the Strategy Management Office and related functions within the Mississauga Halton LHIN.
  • Provides leadership and oversight to a team of strategy management professionals, as they establish and implement processes throughout the organization, including development, implementation and monitoring of Annual Business Plan.
  • Promotes integration, coordination and service innovation in developing the strategic and operational plan and associated processes.
  • Works closely with other portfolios to ensure integration and alignment between strategy, communications, engagement and governance, quality, resources/financing, performance, outcomes and direct care, and related tools and processes.
  • Works with the Finance, Performance and Corporate Services portfolio on the development and production of the Balanced Scorecard, ensuring that measures align with the Strategic Plan and priorities.
  • Monitors, evaluates and reports on strategic planning and the organizational work, and ensures achievement of business and project objectives.
  • Champions the development and implementation of a whole organization approach to project management, inclusive of practices, tools, processes and methodologies to support execution of strategic projects.
  • Identifies budget requirements and manages budget in accordance with departmental priorities, strategic directions and priorities of the organization.

 

Leadership

  • Leads a team comprised of performance management consultants and project managers, establishing a positive culture in which innovation, strategy expertise and “leadership at all levels” is recognized within all team members and have expression.
  • Supports the Strategy Management Office team’s collective efforts to develop and align the organizational work plan, facilitating knowledge transfer and integration across portfolios, resource optimization, and delivering on local/provincial/ministry priorities.
  • Provides positive leadership to all team members and manages in a manner that motivates, guides and directs employees to the realization of Mississauga Halton LHIN values, objectives and performance expectations.

 

Relationship Management

  • Strong relationship management skills, including engaging, communicating with and collaborating with internal stakeholders and health system partners in the implementation of initiatives, plans and programs
  • Establishes leadership and strategy management expertise within Mississauga Halton LHIN, for the purpose of knowledge transfer, coaching on best practices and an integrated approach/alignment.
  • Represents Mississauga Halton LHIN in conferences and meetings
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization to ensure the most effective services are provided

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education, Training & Experience

  • University degree in Health Sciences, Health or Business Administration or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience satisfactory to the Mississauga Halton LHIN)
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years related experience in strategy management and project management, with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a management role
  • Demonstrated experience and success in developing, implementing and monitoring annual business plans
  • Demonstrated experience and success in strategic planning, project management and leading large, complex change initiatives
  • Project Management Professional designation required

 

Skills and Attributes

  • Adept in the use of MS Office applications (e.g., Project, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Understanding and commitment to quality service and best practices
  • Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Self-directed with an ability to organize, plan, prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent critical thinking abilities, analyzing information, problem-solving and making good decisions effectively
  • Detail-oriented
  • Accountable for own actions and decisions, making decisions within the scope of the position and referring issues/problems/events to the Director as required

                                                                                         

To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1718-077 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

 

To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.

 

Job ID
2017-3616
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
1 month ago

JOB TITLE: Senior Consultant, Performance Management

START DATE: November 2017

DURATION: Full Time, Permanent

REPORTS TO:  Director, Performance Management

DEPARTMENT: Performance Management

LOCATION: Toronto Central LHIN

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Quality, Performance and Accountability Division negotiates and monitors service accountability agreements including performance targets with Health Service Providers (HSPs) and Service Provider Organizations through 200 service contracts and accountability agreements; as well they lead system level clinical service/system projects aimed at integration and value for money. This portfolio Acts as the primary contact for assigned Health Services Providers and Service Provider Organizations to manage system risks in a timely manner and leads system improvements through planning and collaboration. Drives innovation through initiating performance improvement initiatives and partnering with experts in health care disciplines.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides subject matter expertise and advice on performance management of Health Service Providers (HSPs) and health system performance with specialized knowledge in the following: Primary Care and Rehabilitation Services
  • Maintains strong working relationships with HSPs and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) in support of proactive/effective performance & issues management
  • Contributes advice and input from a hospital/community provider operations perspective to the development of health system and integration plans
  • Drives clinical service changes & broader health system improvements
  • Makes recommendations related to access to care (wait time) allocations, provincial programs and other Ministry/LHIN directed programs.
  • Assists in identifying, monitoring and mitigating high-risk issues.
  • Reviews and analyzes local HSP performance reports/plans related to Ministry and LHIN priorities in accordance with LHIN goals and objectives
  • Receive reports from other LHIN portfolios regarding performance of HSPs and interact with HSPs to address performance and risk management issues in collaboration with Senior Consultants and the Director Performance Management
  • Performance monitoring/management including escalation
  • Participates in preparation of annual/multi-year performance management work plans
  • Participates in and contributes to inter-LHIN and Ministry dialogue on the provincial performance management framework and its application to local health service delivery organizations.
  • Leads in the negotiation and completion of Accountability Agreements in a designated sector, from inception to completion, including the development of work-back schedules
  • Works with and collaborates with Senior Consultants of the PM team to complete system level project items as assigned
  • Participates on internal and external planning groups as appropriate and requested
  • Participation with integration activities as necessary

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

 

Education:

  • Master’s in business administration, health administration or relevant field. A Bachelor’s degree may be considered balanced with appropriate amount of healthcare experience.

Education:

  • Five years’ experience in a LHIN or the healthcare sector
  • Administratively strong and able to converse well with HSPs, Ministry and other LHINs as required
  • Experience in project coordination
  • Financial acumen
  • Extensive proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word with a working knowledge of Information Management Systems such as SharePoint, CRM, etc.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to work effectively with senior level HSP executives and their management teams, and to liaise with colleagues across LHINs and with contacts in the Ministry.
  • Knowledge of performance management and evaluation techniques in one or more health sectors related to administrative and/or clinical performance
  • Demonstrated capacity to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues and priorities
  • Understanding of the Ontario healthcare system, its stakeholders, programs and issues
  • Demonstrated experience with operation decision-making related to performance management
  • Bilingual (French and English) oral and written communications skills are an asset.

 

We offer competitive salary and employee benefits, including pension contributions with HOOPP.

If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please visit our website at www.lhinjobs.ca and apply online. 

Toronto Central LHIN is 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

Job ID
2017-3710
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
1 month ago

JOB TITLE: Performance Analyst

START DATE: November 2017

DURATION: Full Time, Contract, one (1) year

REPORTS TO:  Manager, Performance Management

DEPARTMENT: Performance Management

LOCATION: Toronto Central LHIN

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

At the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), we are committed to the relentless pursuit of every option to deliver what is most important to each of our clients, and to supporting them to live the fullest and healthiest lives possible. At the same time, we also strive to foster an environment where we can unleash the potential of our people.

Reporting to the Manager, Performance Management, this position provides integrated statistical information, trends, and benchmarking to support decision-making related to contracted service  performance and contract management.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performance reporting activities, including contract and performance metrics, and client experience indicators for all LHIN services – with a focus on Service Provider Organizations delivering home care services
  • Works with department and project leads to identify meaningful performance metrics and establish appropriate targets
  • Analyzes effectiveness of methods for data collection
  • Develops methods in data collection to meet identified gaps (as identified in analysis)
  • Develops educational strategies and materials to promote joint LHIN – Service provider operational processes
  • Coordinates and prepares reports for internal stakeholders and service providers
  • Plans and leads Service Provider Organization performance audits
  • Provides project management to support the key strategic and operational initiatives involving service providers
  • Develops frameworks for project evaluation and monitoring, including the infrastructure to track key indicators
  • Works in partnership with Business Intelligence, to develop and/ or use data reporting tools to query and transform raw data into useful information
  • Supports performance initiatives in collaboration with the Manager, Performance Management for all LHIN contracted services
  • Performs other duties as required

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree
  • Three to five years of experience in a health related and project management role
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is considered an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of analytical and interpretation skills that would support quality outcomes.
  • Strong knowledge of concepts and models used in statistical analysis
  • Experience developing and implementing performance measurement tools and processes, preferably in the public sector and/ or the health care industry
  • Understands linkages between strategy and operations; aligning operational excellence to strategy
  • Ability to build, enhance and maintain relationships with health service providers
  • Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in facilitation, collaboration and negotiation with multiple stakeholders and service providers.
  • Advanced knowledge of applications and tools used in data management and statistical analysis
  • Able to use a variety of software programs in the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Project)
  • English/French bilingual would be an asset.

 

If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please visit our website at www.lhinjobs.ca and apply online. 

Toronto Central LHIN is 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

Job ID
2017-3690
Company
Toronto Central LHIN
Job Location
Toronto,Ontario,Canada
1 month ago

Central Local Health Integration Network 

 

Program Manager, Digital Health

Job # 2017-1715

 

About Us 

The Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario, is responsible for planning, funding, integrating health services and delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. The LHIN provides over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers including hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers and community support services).

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Provides leadership in guiding the LHIN to harness Digital Health technology and system strategy within regional and sub-regional contexts. This role leverages subject matter expertise, project management methodologies and business acumen to create efficient and sustainable systems for patient care.

The Program Manager, Digital Health is responsible to evaluate, implement and monitor local level Digital Health solutions and facilitate collaborative discussion with both internal and external stakeholders. This requires a strong understanding of the current digital health environment to proactively support collaboration for provincial and local digital health initiatives that support priorities within the Patients First, 2016 mandate.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Assist Central LHIN management with the planning and execution of Digital Health initiatives as they are integrated and supported by the business strategy
  2. Collaborate with Health Service Providers to identify, evaluate and support Digital Health opportunities using standardized intake and evaluation processes
  3. Provide leadership related to the planning, implementation and adoption of Digital Health solutions and strategic projects including issues and change management support
  4. Work with the internal and external stakeholder to create and submit business cases to the MOHLTC and other funding agencies for local level Digital Health opportunities along with contribute to regular reporting requirements
  5. Participate and contribute to sub-region collaborative table discussions as required
  6. Establish and maintain a rigorous project management approach to monitor progress and outcomes of strategic projects integrated within the Digital Health plan for Central LHIN
  7. Assist in developing the Annual Business Plan, IHSP another presentations and materials required to support and communicate the LHINs Digital Health strategy
  8. Participate in the local LHIN and pan-LHIN committees to drive the success of Digital Health system initiatives.
  9. Work collaboratively with professional staff to support Digital Health understanding, alignment and overall project management skills
  10. Prepare board materials and briefing notes as required

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • University or College Degree in Information Technology, Health Informatics, Business or related field;
  • Experience in Digital Health and Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT);
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to influence and facilitate to drive initiatives forward;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines. This requires a bias for action with a problem-solving orientation, including the ability to handle complex problems through innovative and creative solutions;
  • Capacity to think strategically and maintain a broad systems view;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, demonstrating the capacity to work independently and with minimal direction;
  • Knowledge of the Ontario healthcare landscape preferred;
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Project Management experience with the ability to work on a portfolio of projects; and
  • Travel within the Central LHIN region or GTA on any given day is infrequent, but may be required.

 

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

Strategic Thinking – Ability to link long-range visions and concepts to daily work, ranging from a simple understanding to a sophisticated awareness of the impact of health care at large on strategies and operational plans.

Analytical Thinking – Ability to identify themes and patterns utilizing a variety of different sources of information to support strategic planning and decision-making. Able to present information to internal and external stakeholders to gain consensus and agreement on the needs, priorities and integration of plans and initiatives.

Results Orientation – Sets challenging goals: Proactively identifies and pursues opportunities to improve effectiveness and grow the business.

Health Sector Expertise - Communicates from a strategic, whole-system perspective, understanding interdependencies and priorities. Ability to facilitate planning table discussions and lead workgroups to Central LHIN work plan alignment.

Building Relationships - Acts as a trusted partner: Works with others to reach outcomes that further organizational objectives through win-win solutions. Listens for and addresses opposing views or reactions.

Business Planning - Demonstrates an ability to generate and/or evaluate alternative plans and present options to drive the strategy.

Consulting Orientation - Works as an integral part of the stakeholder’s team (not simply an advisor to the team) in introducing and educating people to new Digital Health approaches and planning methodologies.

Self Confidence - Willingness to take on challenging situations: Is able and willing to defend point of view to management and/or immediate supervisor directly

Level of Responsibility - The position provides a support role in health system analysis, planning, stakeholder and project management. Works closely with the Sub Region Planning Lead, Director, Health System Planning, Patient Services, Digital Health and other internal teams to discuss work plans and priorities.

 

Decision-Making Support - The position provides critical analysis to make recommendations to support key decisions related to priority setting and health planning and integration.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE

Experience working with government and non-governmental funded organizations and understanding of LHINS’ mandate and their role within the broader health system

Understanding of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development

Understanding of organizations, health policy to guide corporate wide transformation

Strategic thinking and analysis knowledge and experience to support strategic policies and long-term plans

Knowledge of project management tools and techniques, particularly as they pertain to analyzing and assessing system-wide funding, health human resources and delivery models.

 

To Apply

 

Please forward your resume and cover letter via email by November 3, 2017, to hrcentral@lhins.on.ca, quoting Job # 2017-1715 in the subject line.

 

More information on the Central LHIN may be found at www.centrallhin.on.ca.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

Job ID
2017-3696
Job Location
Markham,Ontario,Canada
1 month ago

We are currently recruiting a Clinical Practice Lead – Rehabilitation

 

Competition #:    FY1718-069

Start Date:          immediately

Reports to:          Manager, Patient Care

Category:            Temporary Full-time (to November 2018)

Team:                 Central Community

Current primary assigned location: Etobicoke Office – 401 the West Mall

 

POSITION OUTLINE:

Reporting to the Manager, Patient Care - Operations, the Clinical Practice Lead, in collaboration with LHIN Home and Community Care Leadership, frontline team members across the Home and Community Care Portfolio (with emphasis on the Community Teams), Service Provider partners, other internal and external partners, and patients and families, ensures that quality, patient-centered care is designed, delivered, measured, and improved. As an advocate for quality clinical care, the Clinical Practice Lead facilitates and supports continuous learning, professional development, and consistently excellent evidence-based care delivery through education, coaching, and mentorship of staff. The Clinical Practice Lead will have a focused approach on a specific clinical patient population, including a lens on the impact of social determinants of health and the integration of system partners in improving patient health outcomes.  

This position will focus on Rehabilitation with the goal of building frontline and organizational capacity that promotes an exceptional patient and family experience, in addition to improved health and system outcomes. An excellent communicator, critical thinker, lifelong learner and problem solver, the Clinical Practice Lead competencies include: expertise in the clinical area of focus, ability to apply research and evidence to inform processes and program development and improvement, ethical decision-making, collaboration with a variety of different stakeholders, and demonstrated leadership

Key Accountabilities

Patient Care Delivery

 

  • Provides leadership in the development, evaluation, and improvement of clinical practice as it relates to the specific clinical area of focus 
  • Provides relevant clinical practice consultation to front line staff and system partners
  • Works closely with Patient Care Program Managers towards the advancement of clinical practice through program integration and standardization
  • Coaches and supports staff with complex clinical practice situations andprovides feedback on performance and clinical practice standards, with an explicit intent to build knowledge and skills competencies
  • Works with Patient Care Leadership and Quality & Outcomes Department to identify clinical practice gaps/trends and, in collaboration with program managers and other relevant stakeholders, supports meaningful program and system improvements
  • Participates in researching, integrating, and promoting evidence-based clinical care models to achieve organizational goals and objectives
  • Builds and maintains relationships with internal and external partners, intentionally focusing on building capacity within the specific clinical practice focus area 
  • Participates as a leader in change management initiatives; acts as a champion for continuous improvement, and participates in the development of policies, procedures, processes, and tools to improve care delivery
  • Supports on-boarding and orientation of new staff in specific clinical area

 

Patient Assessment, Coordinated Care Planning & Engagement

  • Carries a reduced case load; determines capability and assesses patients’ potential for health and well-being on the basis of established criteria; determines eligibility for funded services or placement into long term care
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for care in accordance with the patient’s needs; identifies risk factors and urgency for care
  • Establishes goals in collaboration with the patient and family/caregiver; ensures goals reflect the patient’s desired outcomes
  • Works with system partners, including Service Providers, hospitals, Community Service Sector (CSS), Primary Care, and relevant others to ensure a seamless, coordinated, quality-driven patient and caregiver experience
  • Develops a coordinated care plan that reflects the patient’s assessed needs and goals within the resource parameters of the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
  • Supports complex and difficult patient clinical issues and complaints which cannot be handled in a routine manner
  • Attends patient home visits and care conferences as required; supports frontline staff with the development of care plans that are complex as a result of the identified clinical issues

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training & Experience

  • A registered health or social work professional including:  registered nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, or social worker
  • A member in good standing with their applicable regulatory body: College of Nurses of Ontario; College of Physiotherapists of Ontario;  College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario; College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario; Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • A University degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • Three (3) to five (5) years recent experience in community health
  • Three  (3)  to  five  (5)  years  of  experience  in  specific  clinical  practice  area
  • Knowledge and experience in Care Coordination, including clinical strength in assessment, care planning, system navigation, health outcomes monitoring, direct support (i.e. self-management  principles), collaboration with key system partners
  • A  strong  critical  thinker  with  demonstrated  judgment   and  ethical  decision making skills
  • Effective communication,  collaboration,  and facilitation  skills to  problem solve and resolve conflict
  • Adult teaching experience and/or adult education courses are an asset

Skills and Attributes

  • Adept in the use of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Flexible, adaptable, and responsive to change
  • Passion for driving clinical practice excellence through teaching, mentorship, program development, and system integration
  • A positive confident professional, flexible, adaptable, and embraces change
  • Strong written documentation skills and verbal communication/presentation skills that are clear, thorough, concise, accurate, and timely
  • Ability to analyze information, problem-solve, and make good decisions
  • Accountable for own actions and decisions; making decisions within the scope of the position and referring issues/problems/events to the Manager as required
  • Self-directed with the ability to organize, plan, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Detail-oriented

 

To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1718-069 via the following link ccacjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton CCAC Career Opportunity page at ccacjobs.ca. Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.

 

To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.

 

 

 

Job ID
2017-3647
Company
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Job Location
Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
Job Location 2
CA-ON-Etobicoke
Job Location 3
CA-ON-Milton
2 months ago

Central Local Health Integration Network

 

Communications Coordinator - Digital

Job # 2017-1714

 

About Us

The Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), a Crown Agency of the Province of Ontario, is responsible for planning, funding, integrating health services and delivering home and community care services for over 1.8 million people living in northern Toronto, parts of Etobicoke, York Region and South Simcoe County. The LHIN provides over $2 billion in funding to more than 90 health service providers including hospitals, long-term care homes, community health centres, mental health and addiction service providers and community support services).

 

Position Summary

We are seeking an innovative Communications Coordinator with strong verbal and written communications skills and who brings an expertise in digital communications to develop, produce and publish timely and compelling content, and enhance usability, of our multiple digital platforms.  

The role reports to the Manager, Communications and works collaboratively with multiple stakeholders. In addition to supporting all aspects of communications, the successful candidate will bring hands-on experience in developing and implementing digital communications strategy and tactics, be passionate about engaging employee and stakeholder engagement, and committed to contributing to a more sustainable, efficient and accessible health care system that puts patients first. 

 

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Work closely with the Communications Manager to develop and execute communication strategies and plans for corporate initiatives.
  • Develop digital communications strategy and tactics, with a particular focus on electronic platforms, to support our mission, vision, strategic priorities and operational activities.
  • Build and activate robust social media content calendar that aligns with patient needs and interests and Ministry, LHIN and health service provider priority areas.
  • Research, write, edit, design, publish and promote engaging, brand-aligned content and images across traditional and new communications platforms with an emphasis on digital platforms (Intranet, Websites, Extranet and Social Media).
  • Conduct research, propose ideas and undertake execution to advance accessibility, navigability and usability of our digital platforms including for compliance with The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and to optimize search engine queries.
  • Support planning and implementation for a cohesive and integrated presence for legacy LHIN digital platforms and more recently acquired home and community care platforms.
  • Serve as an ambassador for Patients First and LHIN priorities.
  • Organize and oversee the LHIN’s corporate image library.
  • Support and provide end-to-end video production and photography needs including camera operation, editing and publishing for informal video projects – e.g., employee updates.
  • Design, produce and publish other electronic materials – e.g., multimedia presentations, image galleries.
  • Track and report on our digital reach, and make recommendations to strengthen content and usability based on analytics.
  • Monitor and report on emerging trends, technologies and techniques to enhance our digital presence.
  • Conduct annual audit of digital communication platforms to identify content and functionality opportunities.
  • Undertake competitive quote process for cost projects, and prepare analysis and recommendations.
  • Develop training tools and provide hands-on training to support digital communications.
  • Perform other tasks as required in support of communication priorities and projects.

 

Qualifications Required 

  • University degree or college diploma in digital media, communications, marketing or related field.
  • Minimum three years of experience developing and publishing digital communications.
  • Strong writer with a knack for packaging content in interesting ways.
  • Proficient in web publishing/content management tools, applications, principles and best practices.
  • Experience in web analytics and reporting.
  • Familiar with basic graphic design tools – e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign
  • Knowledge of basic video production and editing.
  • The Central LHIN relies on Sitecore and SharePoint, and has presence on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Developing and posting content across these platforms is a core requirement for this role.
  • Skilled at project management, able to work with diverse clients in positive and professional ways, and adept at juggling multiple priorities against competing timelines.

 

To Apply

 

Please forward your resume and cover letter to HRCentral@LHINS.on.ca by October 25, 2017, quoting Job # 2017-1714 in the subject line.

 

This position is located at the Central LHIN headquarters in Markham, Ontario. There may be requirement for occasional travel to other sites across the Central LHIN.

 

For more information on the Central LHIN, visit centrallhin.on.ca. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

Job ID
2017-3688
Job Location
Markham,Ontario,Canada