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Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto
2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Web: http://rgp.toronto.on.ca/

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Program Consultant, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto

Job ID: 55773
Job Views: 318
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Consultant
Employment Type: Contractor
Posted: 10-10-2017

Job Description

 Job Description

The RGP supports a network of health care providers in the Greater Toronto Area and Ontario in the delivery of inter-professional, senior-friendly, and evidence-informed care that optimizes the function and independence of frail and complex seniors.

The Program Consultant will support an expanding RGP mandate, which is focussed on the transformation and integration of specialized services for frail older adults in the Toronto Central (TC) LHIN. The Program Consultant will support the RGP’s work in the transition of this expanded mandate. The successful candidate understands that healthcare organizations strive to provide population-based, effective, patient-centred, timely, efficient, and equitable care. In order to be an effective member of the RGP team, the individual appreciates the complexities of interprofessional and interorganizational relationships.

The successful candidate will be working with the RGP team on this exciting opportunity to support the TC LHIN in building a population-based and integrated system of care.


Working with the Directors and other team members, the Program Consultant will:

  • Work collaboratively with external stakeholder and partners to conduct an environmental scan of specialized geriatric services in the region, and collate service descriptions (details of service models) leading to an identification of gaps, improvement opportunities, and enablers
  • Use data analytics to inform service development
  • Conduct literature review to update best practices, standards, and models of care for specialized geriatric services
  • Contribute to the future design of a population-based and integrated system of care for frail seniors 
  • Prepare materials and reports in support of the expanded mandate
  • Contribute to developing partnerships in the TC LHIN


  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in public health, health administration, health sciences, or business administration with at least five years relevant experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the healthcare system
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work with a diversity of individuals and groups
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements
  • Demonstrable critical, interpretive and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of performance improvement methodologies and frameworks 
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive, able to work with a high degree of autonomy

Term: Full-time contract– November 1, 2017-March 31, 2018 (with possible renewal)

How to Apply: 

Please email your cover letter and resume by October 16, 2017 (as one PDF file) to ningning.ong@sunnybrook.ca . Please state “Program Consultant Application” in the email subject line.  

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