POSITION: Algoma Ontario Health Team Transformation Lead
CONTRACT TYPE: Non-Union Internal Secondment or External 2 Year Contract
RANGE: $86,000-$108,000 per annum
POSTED: April 29, 2020 to May 13, 2020
The Algoma Ontario Health Team (OHT) will collaborate in a model of care that is patient-centred, efficient and simplified for both patient and provider. Initial efforts will focus on improving co-ordination of frail seniors and patients with health conditions who present to the emergency department that would be better served in the community. When fully implemented, the Algoma OHT will focus on a full and coordinated continuum of care for our community. Patients will have access to the right care, right team, and right care setting. Individuals will experience seamless transitions throughout their care journey in a system that is understandable, digitally-enabled, and collaborative in its approaches to care, in an effort to end hallway medicine.
As we work together to establish our Algoma OHT, there is an exciting opportunity for an Algoma Ontario Health Team Transformation Lead.
Purpose of Position:
The Transformation Lead will support and enable the leadership of the OHT strategic planning and related community engagement processes. This includes coordination and technical expertise to ensure effective management and coordination of strategic and key business planning processes. The Transformation Lead will develop and monitor project plans and timelines to ensure that the work of the OHT co-design action teams meet all internally and externally driven milestones and deadlines. The Transformation Lead will provide support, tools, direction, guidance and education to leadership and other key stakeholders on important business initiatives. The Transformation Lead will provide oversight to an integrated OHT office and enable collaboration with all OHT members and partners. Key duties of this position include conducting research, compiling briefings and presentations, completing data analysis, as well as developing communications on the work of the OHT Leadership Council. The Transformation Lead will generate high caliber insights from a wide variety of information sources to deliver effective environmental scanning and best practice business models related to strategy and overall business planning.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead the Algoma OHT strategic planning and community engagement process.
- Develop and monitor project plans and timelines to ensure the work of the OHT co-design action teams meet all internal and external milestones.
- Coordinate, monitor and report on multi-year business planning.
- Conduct necessary research and environmental scanning to ensure stakeholders have the perspective and information required to make sound business decisions.
- Monitor and report on OHT legislative compliance.
- Provide updates and recommendations to OHT Leadership Council on current state of the strategic and project planning. Engage OHT members, affiliates and broader stakeholders in co-design and action teams.
- Act as a key point of contact for coordination of all OHT planning and communication activities.
- Collaborate with member analytics and data/planning teams where possible to advance the work of the OHT.
- Provide expertise, feedback and guidance to ensure best practice methodologies are applied to strategic and business planning projects and initiatives.
- Act as a role model and champion for continuous improvement by coaching and assisting project team members and employees to communicate change effectively.
- Identify, mitigate and assist in managing risks associated with strategic and overall business planning.
- Demonstrate influence that compels others to take action.
- Liaise with Ontario Health/Ministry of Health as needed.
- Provide oversight to the OHT office and assigned staff.
- Other duties as required and assigned.
Staffing and Licensing Requirements:
- 5+ Years recent and relevant experience in senior project leadership, preferably in a healthcare environment.
- College Diploma in a related discipline (eg healthcare administration, business administration)
Knowledge and Skills:
- Understanding of various health care sectors including primary care, home care, mental health, long term care, acute care and community services;
- Knowledge of provincial health care policy and legislation;
- Capable of multi-tasking on a wide range of topics;
- Considerable knowledge and experience in developing business models and business plans;
- Knowledge of project management methodologies and best practices;
- In depth understanding of organizational performance measures;
- Demonstrated communication skills including facilitation, correspondence, presentations, meeting management and informal dialogue with a variety of stakeholders;
- Advanced level strategic and work planning skills;
- Effective non-authority leadership and strong interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making, employee development and team building skills;
- Ability to negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework;
- Demonstrated initiative to analyze and resolve problems quickly, efficiently and collaboratively;
- Demonstrated ability to anticipate future trends;
- Effective research and writing skills;
- French language skills are considered an asset;
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently as a team member in a fast paced environment in stressful situations;
- Ability to organize time effectively to perform the duties of the position;
- Ability to meet and interact with people in a pleasant, professional, responsible and reassuring manner;
- Ability to read, write and communicate to perform the duties of the position;
- Ability to coordinate and organize strategy and business planning functions and activities, evaluate productivity, and provide training and guidance to Leaders and staff;
- Experience presenting updates and recommendations to Senior Leaders;
- Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
- Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
- Ability to read communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines; and
- Knowledge of process analysis and improvement techniques and continuous quality improvement and control models.
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to email@example.com
The Algoma Ontario Health Team is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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