Opportunities at the South West LHIN
The South West 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 (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The South West LHIN is home to almost one million people and covers an eight county area from Long Point to the Bruce Peninsula. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.
Shaping Ontario’s health system
Committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships across the South West, LHIN staff will incorporate 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, an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to transform the Ontario healthcare system, then consider the South West LHIN for your next career move.
This is your opportunity to make a difference! Your passion for excellence and entrepreneurial spirit are needed to cultivate ideas and drive results. Join South West LHIN, and be part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system.
ABORIGINAL HEALTH LEAD
The South West LHIN and the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre are partnering to hire an Aboriginal Health Lead who will be responsible for working collaboratively with Aboriginal partners and other health service providers to build positive working relationships and identify strategies that will improve health services for Aboriginal people (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) on and off reserve.
The successful candidate will have post-secondary education (Masters level or equivalent) or training in health administration, health planning, business administration, community engagement or other relevant field.
Experience in successful community outreach and engagement with Aboriginal people, as well as knowledge of current approaches and techniques in Aboriginal engagement and health planning.
The successful candidate will also have a proven track record in working with Aboriginal groups to achieve successful outcomes, especially when dealing with complex issues such as a comprehensive understanding of urban and rural Aboriginal issues, and how to work with funding and community partners to formally align local, regional, provincial and federal health priorities and initiatives to address systemic barriers and service gaps amongst Aboriginal populations.
Excellent project management and presentation skills including budgeting, planning and communications are essential.
Excellent organization and prioritization skills
Demonstrated skill to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues and priorities and excellent attention to detail.
Oral and written communication and interpersonal/relationship skills.
Aboriginal persons are strongly encouraged to apply. Proficiency in an Indigenous language is an asset.
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Apply online by December 2, 2013 to swlhin-AHL@hrassociates.ca with complete cover letter and resume and indicate the position “Aboriginal Health Lead” in the subject line.
For further information on the South West LHIN or to access the French version of the job posting, please visit: http://www.southwestlhin.on.ca
LHIN is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
FINANCIAL ANALYST - One Full time position
Reporting to the Senior Director, Performance and Accountability, the Financial Analyst will provide financial expertise, advice, analysis, reporting and support in the areas of budgeting, strategic planning, business objectives and variance, and ad-hoc analysis processes. This will include providing expertise regarding the development of and conducting financial analyses of local health system plans and financial implications of local funding decisions and providing financial advice and input regarding the provincial funding formula and funding of specific health sectors. Responsibilities will also include developing tools and methods to assess local funding plans; monitoring service and financial performance of sectors and health service providers and identifying potential issues and recommending options for resolution.
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT LEAD
Reporting to the Senior Director, System Design and Integration (SDI), South West LHIN, the Quality Improvement Lead will identify and support strategies that build quality improvement capacity internally and externally. The Quality Improvement Lead will lead strategic planning and quality improvement programs and initiatives to enhance the quality of health care in the South West LHIN. This position works closely with South West LHIN portfolio teams, health service providers (HSP), primary care providers and other partners at both the local and provincial levels to develop innovative approaches and project plans for initiatives that will result in optimal health outcomes, improved client experiences, and health system value and sustainability. In addition, the Quality improvement Lead works closely with LHIN teams to link quality initiatives with operational activities of the LHIN.