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Benefits Realization Lead

Closing Date:
Open until position filled
Job Summary:

Connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) is funded by eHealth Ontario with the goal to implement a Regional eHealth Program that will make an individual's health information from across the continuum of care available in a timely and secure fashion at any point of care.   The cSWO Program is foundational to eHealth Ontario's commitment to integrate electronic health information for all Ontarians. 

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is the delivery partner to eHealth Ontario, with accountability for the cSWO Program Management. There are four Change Management and Adoption Delivery Partners (CM&A DP) that are responsible for the deployment of cSWO Program services.  Their role is to work with local health service providers to facilitate the business and technical adoption of cSWO electronic health regional Program solutions and standards into the regular delivery of care.

For further information on cSWO please visit

In the South West LHIN, the cSWO Program is being delivered by the South West CCAC.  This exciting multi-year Program includes the planning, implementation, adoption and evaluation of key components of the electronic health record and is focused on engagement with local health service providers to leverage existing provincial, regional and local solutions, including the Regional Clinical Viewer (ClinicalConnect™).


The South West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is recruiting for a Benefits Realization Lead.  This position assists in the research, development and implementation of benefits realization activities for the connecting South West Ontario (cSWO) Program, for the South West LHIN region.   The position requires the completion of best practice and clinical literature searches, data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing/submission, research ethics board application writing/submission, project writing and other duties required to complete cSWO Benefit Realization program deliverables.   The Benefits Realization Lead works with clinicians and clinical support staff across the LHIN to identify, execute and monitor areas of study.  The identification of the benefits realization areas of study will be aligned with the cSWO Program Benefits Realization program and framework. 


Your professional qualifications will include:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in health care related field of study.  Master's degree preferred
  • Preferred Health Informatics designation from Professional college or body (eg. CPHIMS-CA)
  • Demonstrated experience completing studies with research ethics board approval or submitted to juried publications
  • Demonstrated experience in health research is required
  • Demonstrated experience applying qualitative and quantitative research methods preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working on projects related to health informatics preferred
  • Strong participatory leadership and team building skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local and regional health care systems management is preferred
  • Innovative critical thinking skills with the ability to analyze and problem solve
  • Experience with writing proposals, ethics applications and preparing material for publication is strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong ability to pay attention to detail
  • Proven history of working well within an interdisciplinary team with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in French is an asset


The successful candidate will be employed by the South West CCAC on a contract basis for one year with the possibility of extension.    Travel is required throughout the South West CCAC's boundaries.  Main office site to be negotiated.

To apply for this position, please visit  Application deadline is April 5, 2016.

The South West CCAC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from diverse backgrounds.  Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation, please contact our Human Resources Department.

About the CCAC

Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) connect people across Ontario with quality in‐home and community‐based health care. CCACs provide information, access to qualified care providers and community‐based services to help people come home from hospital or live independently at home.