Consultant

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    negotiable / month
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    Customer Service

JOB TITLE: ConsultantSTART DATE: May 2018DURATION: Full Time, PermanentREPORTS TO: Director, Health Analytics and InnovationDEPARTMENT: Performance Management and AccountabilityLOCATION: Toronto Central LHIN, 425 Bloor St. East, TorontoPOSITION SUMMARY:The position reports directly to the Director, Health Analytics and Innovation and is accountable for working with the Digital Health Lead for delivering information management (IM) planning, projects and coordination of key initiatives across the Toronto Central LHIN and its providers. The consultant’s portfolio will include transformational health system knowledge management in alignment with key digital health priorities that will benefit Health Service Providers in our LHIN and advance the use of information to guide decision making, not just for the organization but for all partners. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESProvides leadership to information management, knowledge management, and digital technology projects that are of a complex nature, and ensures business objectives are met or exceeded. Manages the development and implementation of project plans, project charters, project team structures, risk mitigation strategies, change and communications plans, and processes and tools for the effective management and execution of projects within the portfolio. Provides direction and contributes to HSP and partner initiatives to ensure collaborative projects with multiple stakeholders meet organization requirements and attain expected benefits with in anticipated timeframe.Supports various initiatives as a Key member of TC LHIN project teams providing stakeholder engagement and facilitation support, analytics, or project coordination on (but not limited to) business/health system intelligence, digital health, quality, and community capacity portfoliosCollaborates with management and other staff to develop and implement information and knowledge management strategies and systems that support LHIN and provincia priorities.Provide sophisticated and clear business analysis to assigned initiatives through development or consultation on business requirements, work flows, data models, governance and permissions structures, and other relevant policies and procedures.Ensures alignment with TC LHIN and provincial strategies using evidence-based decision making tools and methodologies.Assists in supporting operational activities that may include: analysis to support decisions related to funding, facilitate collection of data from health service providers, performance data analysis and other information-based ad-hoc requestsDevelops reports, briefing notes, presentations, formal correspondence, and other materials. Performs other administrative duties as assigned related to above areas.Promotes the LHIN’s work through activities such as participation on external committees or at external forumKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Education:Undergraduate degree in Health Informatics, Business Management, Engineering, Health Administration, Epidemiology or a related field, preferably with a Masters in Health Informatics, Administration or Knowledge ManagementExperience:Three to five of experience in a healthcare IM/IT project management or healthcare project management environment including delivery of information technology systemsHighly solutions focused, able to make recommendations based on all available knowledge and move initiatives forward through leadership, stakeholder relations and consensus building, weighing benefits and risks of multiple optionsProven ability to build consensus with groups who have varied and potentially conflicting standpointsGood knowledge of data and information management practices, tools, and methodology. Practiced in process and quality improvement, business analysis and project management tools and methodologies an assetKnowledge of IM/IT health care standards and policies such as privacy legislation, data sharing agreements desirable. Experience with database projects and/or business intelligenceUnderstanding of data modeling, predictive analytics, information visualization, andartificial intelligence an assetHighly proficient with MS Office (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Superior analytical and problem solving skillsHighly organized with the ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail within a fast-paced environment with changing prioritiesDemonstrated understanding of local health issues, priorities and needs. Clear understanding of the broader trends in health care policy and system developmentExcellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with colleagues across teamsBilingual (French and English) oral and written communications skills are an assetWeoffer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP).If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please visit our website at www.lhinjobs.caand apply online. Toronto Central LHIN 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