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Sub-Region Lead (London-Middlesex) - South West Local Health Integration Network

Job ID: 56091
Job Views: 1,870
Location: London, Ontario
Job Category: Program Director
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 01-08-2018

Job Description

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 local organizations in Ontario that plan, coordinate and fund local health services and deliver high quality home and community care to patients and families. The South West LHIN is committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships to improve population health, patient experience and value for money across the health care system.

LHIN staff incorporates the best aspects of teamwork and continuous learning as they work with the local community to ensure the best health outcomes for everyone. If you have a passion for excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, this is your opportunity to make a difference as part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system.


The Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President, Strategy, System Design & Integration, and working closely with the Sub-Region Clinical Lead, the Sub-Region Leadprovides leadership for the engagement, planning, integration, and improvement initiatives at the sub-region level. In addition, the Sub-Region Lead will have specific portfolio and project leadership responsibilities to advance complex planning projects, integration and health system improvement activities aligned with health system priorities.

What Can I Expect to Do?

  • Leads health system and population-based planning, integration, coordination, service innovation and quality improvement initiatives with patient partners, health service providers, clinicians and other partners in alignment with provincial and LHIN strategic priorities and directions.
  • Works closely with the Director, System Design, Integration and Enabling Technologies to ensure alignment of LHIN-wide and sub-region integration and improvement plans and activities.
  • Establishes effective working relationships with health service providers, and other partners to develop innovative approaches and initiate action plans for health system improvement and integration.
  • Negotiates with health service providers and other stakeholders around service integration and enhancements of health outcomes within the sub-region or related to broader system planning and improvement initiatives.
  • Maintains an understanding of current issues in the health care system, related to the Integrated Health Service Plan strategic goals, objectives and implementation strategies, with a particular emphasis on sub-region gaps and improvement opportunities.
  • Ensures LHIN-wide and sub-region plans reflect the needs of the population within the LHIN including those of Francophone and Indigenous people.
  • Coordinates and aligns with sub-region Clinical Leads, Home and Community Care colleagues, as well as primary care and public health partners, providing leadership and direction in support of sub-region activities.
  • Provides transformational leadership and support to Sub-Region Integration Tables and other committees and groups as appropriate.
  • Informs the development and supports implementation of digital health care strategies that connect services, improve information sharing and access to care in alignment with provincial directions and LHIN priorities.
  • Ensures incorporation of best practice research and planning, quality improvement approaches, communication and engagement, analysis and reporting for all sub-region and portfolio initiatives.
  • Works closely with LHIN colleagues to monitor implementation of standards, Quality Based Procedures and Wait Time allocations for the sub-region and associated performance indicators to support in-year reallocations and the identification of areas for performance improvement.
  • Coordinates cross-functional staff in other functional areas to comprise a virtual team to support sub-region and LHIN-wide plans and initiatives.

How do I qualify?


  • Master’s Degree in health administration, health planning, business administration or a relevant field or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum 7-10 years of leadership experience (or equivalent) in one or more of the following areas: health care planning, system planning, health care service delivery, health research, population health.
  • Proven leadership experience with health care initiatives designed to improve inter-sectoral integration and/or coordination leading to improved patient experience, health outcomes and value for money.
  • Expert understanding of planning models and approaches.
  • Knowledge of the needs of Indigenous peoples (urban and community) and Francophone communities.
  • Experience in effectively working with cross sector and cross functional teams to lead organizations through development, change and transition.
  • Experience and ability to build, enhance and maintain strategic relationships with community organizations, local and provincial governments, health service providers and others.
  • Experience and understanding of stakeholder engagement principles including best practices for engaging patients and families
  • Knowledge of Ontario health sector and trends within this sector.
  • In-depth development knowledge of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development.
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building and management skills.\
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient with PC based hardware/software and inter/intranets.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Power Point, Eclipse


  • Proficiency in French is an asset.

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit send your resume to careers@waterhousesearch.ca by January 14th, 2018 or sooner. Should you wish to speak with our Executive Recruiter please contact Jon Stungevicius at 416-214-9299 x1 or jon@waterhousesearch.com or Amy Oliveira at 416-214-9299 x4 or amyoliveira@waterhousesearch.com.

Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits and pension plan.

For further information on the South West LHIN please visit: http://www.southwestlhin.on.ca

The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made. 

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