William Osler Health Systems
Feb 16, 2021Full time
William Osler Health System (Osler) is a multi-site hospital system serving 1.3 million people in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse regions in Ontario. With our new 2019-24 Corporate Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities as our roadmap, we are shifting traditional thinking and re-imagining health care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic disease and improve access to care. At Osler, we are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in a fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers to learn, innovate and grow. We are proud to be recognized, year after year, as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. Here you will work alongside a highly-committed and respected team that understands what it means to go beyond to meet the health care needs of our communities. HOURS: Days 8 hours (Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements) JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director, Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Services, the Project Director will be assigned to various projects. He/she manages multiple complex, multi-track projects to an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time, cost and quality while maintaining a positive environment that promotes individual development and high performance standards. He/she leads project staff by using advanced problem solving skills, business skills, solid verbal and written communication skills, excellent relationship building skills, as well as strong leadership and team management skills. He/she must have a solid understanding of project management tools and approaches to manage complex, multi-disciplinary projects and the flexibility to lead diverse and dynamic teams to deliver balanced integrated solutions. The key responsibilities of this position are: Manages projects of a high priority, complexity and long-term duration; Manages multiple projects concurrently; Provides project specific vision, goals and objectives to team; Effectively leads project resources and promotes an environment to foster high levels of engagement and morale; Designs, develops, implements, and monitors project deliverables to ensure successful project delivery within the constraints of scope, schedule, cost and quality; Has well-rounded expertise and leads all complex project interdependencies between projects and with key partners; Demonstrates exceptional tactical and critical strategic thinking; Conducts regularly scheduled status reviews, provides business guidance, identifies deviations to work plan and implements corrective action; Provides management and stakeholders with status updates, feedback and appropriate reporting on projects; Has strong knowledge of problem-solving techniques and facilitation skills; Pulls diverse and interdisciplinary groups together, emphasizing interdependence, shared overall objectives, and the need for combined skills; Develops and presents material for review and informational purposes using excellent written, verbal, and graphical communications skills, with ability to express complex concepts effectively; Manages engagement risk by reaffirming expectations, managing scope, and taking early action to resolve problems; Proactively shares knowledge across project teams, as appropriate; Is a key interface with leadership, staff, physicians, and relevant external stakeholders; Upholds the importance of core values and organizational culture; Performs cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned or requested. UNIT QUALIFICATIONS: PMP certification is required; Project Management experience in a healthcare environment is required. Relevant previous large-scale project management experience in Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory Services, and/or Imaging Informatics is an asset; Must be creative and forward thinking; Must be detail-oriented with strong problem solving, critical thinking and negotiating skills; Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others; Proven ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders to establish trust, credibility and respect; Collaborative leadership style with the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment; Ability to communicate effectively with senior management, clinicians; external healthcare organizations, and customers/vendors; Ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of experience; Proven ability to successfully execute on multiple large-scale, complex, high-risk projects; Proven ability to lead staff in a project environment; Demonstrated planning and project management skills; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a hands-on manner, adjusting to issues as needed in a dynamic work environment; Ability to prioritize and effectively anticipate and respond to issues as they arise; Superior ability to analyze and define problems, evaluate alternatives, find solutions, and make decisions; Excellent presentation, technical writing, facilitation and training skills. Presents complex concepts clearly and effectively to executive level audiences; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and Excel HOW TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, you must include a current resume with your on-line application. Please apply online at www.williamoslerhs.ca Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org . While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.