Reporting to the Vice President, Patient Services, this position is responsible for collaborating with North Simcoe Muskoka (NSM) regional partners to improve hospice palliative care across all patient populations, illness trajectories and health care settings. This position will work closely with the NSM Regional Palliative Care Network (NSM RPCN) Co-Leads to achieve Ontario Palliative Care Network (OCPN) regional deliverables.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide oversight and coordination of planning and information analysis activities required by the NSM RPCN regional governance structure
- Prepare quarterly reports on behalf of the NSM RPCN for submission to the NSM RPCN Co-Leads , Ontario Palliative Care Network (OPCN) and others as requested
- Maintain communication and collaboration among relevant health service providers and communities to facilitate knowledge transfer and awareness of best practices
- Provide project management support to the NSM RPCN governance structure
- Ensure the development and implementation of any communication plan and engagement plan is completed in collaboration with the NSM RPCN regional governance structure
- Carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of the North Simcoe Muskoka CCAC, the NSM Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) and in alignment with OPCN direction and the Declaration of Partnership
- Participate in provincial and regional committees as required
- Completion of an annual regional work plan in partnership with the NSM RPCN Clinical Leads. Report to the NSM RPCN Co-Leads on a quarterly basis against annual deliverables
- Engage with regional and OPCN leadership as required
- Work in close partnership with the NSM RPCN Co-Leads and other RPCN staff to achieve regional deliverables that are defined or outlined in the regional work plan
- Establish collaborative relationships with key stakeholders as identified through the regional work plan.
- Work collaboratively with the NSM RPCN governance structure and others to recommend innovative solutions to improve the system of care for patients with hospice palliative care needs and their families within North Simcoe Muskoka
- Provide strong, visionary leadership at the regional level and serve as recognized leader in the region for hospice palliative care, demonstrating in-depth and knowledge of health system issues
- Facilitate knowledge transfer of provincial hospice palliative initiatives and strategies to stakeholders throughout the region and act as a voice of the North Simcoe Muskoka at provincial tables
- Possesses a degree at the baccalaureate level in a health related discipline or relevant field and experience required, a master's degree is an asset
- Regulated health professional preferred;
- Project Management Institute Certification is an asset.
- Has 5-7 years of health related experience;
- Experience in hospice palliative care required;
- 3-5 years of Management experience preferred;
- Experience in systems planning;
- 2+ years of project management experience including the creation of project plans, schedules and associated project materials;
- Understanding and experience with embedding quality improvement initiatives;
- Thorough knowledge of The 2011 "Declaration of Partnership";
- Knowledge of current and changing dynamics of the palliative and health care system;
- Experience using continuous process improvement methodologies (LEAN, Sigma, etc.) an asset.
- Has excellent communication skills (written, verbal and listening), including outstanding report writing, proposal development and presentation skills;
- Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills with internal and external stakeholders which includes respecting and valuing others, active listening and facilitating healthy relationships;
- Demonstrates ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts in an effective manner;
- Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work and multi-task across many assignments;
- Demonstrates planning and facilitation skills and financial competence;
- Demonstrates the ability to be an effective change manager;
- Exercises independent decision-making, self-directed and takes responsibility for own action;
- Valid driver's license, insurance and access to a motor vehicle are required.
- Ability to travel frequently within LHIN boundaries will be required
The salary range is $49.98 to $55.80/hr (35 hours per week)
How to Apply
Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, to:
North Simcoe Muskoka Community Care Access Centre
ATT: Human Resources Office
15 Sperling Drive, #100
Barrie, Ontario L4M 6K9
(Include position and vacancy number in subject heading)
Please note: At time of hire, a Criminal Record Check will be required.
NSM CCAC is governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and therefore encourages applications from French speaking candidates.
NSM CCAC 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.
NSM CCAC thanks all applicants who take the time to apply. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.