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System Design and Integration Lead, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline October 6, 2014
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 office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

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 Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) for your next career move.

System Design and Integration Lead

Focus: Primary Care and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (CDPM)

This is your opportunity to make a difference! The South West LHIN is seeking an innovative leader to join their dynamic team to cultivate ideas, drive results, and transform our healthcare system!

In this full-time permanent position the System Design and Integration Lead reports to the Senior Director, System Design and Integration and is responsible for: providing direction to planning, coordination and integration activities in the area of Primary Care and CDPM; coordinating and conducting analysis of the local health care system; advising on and promoting effective use of project and program management tools, methodologies and performance indicators; identifying and fostering LHIN-wide relationships among health care and related sectors for health improvement; and overseeing and ensuring alignment across a portfolio of projects, and providing effective leadership for goal-oriented partnerships and collaborations.

As part of a broader strategy to transform our healthcare system, improve health system outcomes and enhance population health, you will work in collaboration with health service providers, primary care clinicians and other LHIN partners to lead strategic planning, health system design and integration, and improvement initiatives with a focus on Primary Care and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management.

Qualifications: superior leadership, interpersonal, and relationship building/management skills in healthcare to successfully engage a broad range of stakeholders of diverse backgrounds; strong system thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and advance complex, interdependent initiatives; experience in project management, and leading and coordinating the work of teams; conducting research, analysis and evaluation of health care issues; demonstrated experience developing, evaluating, implementing and promoting health care initiatives across multiple sectors; Master’s degree in health administration, health planning, business administration or a related field or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge and experience in primary care and chronic disease prevention and management preferred; proficiency in French would be an asset.

For more information about the position, please contact Heather Lucas at 416-237-1500 x242 or via email at [email protected]. For further information on the South West LHIN or to access the French version of the job posting please visit:

How to Apply: please forward your resume by October 6, 2014 to [email protected].

Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits and pension plan

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.