Date: March, 2018
Job Title: Lead, Primary Care Collaboration and Strategy (16 month contract)
Reports to: Vice President, Clinical
This Director-level position is responsible for providing leadership in the WWLHIN Primary Care portfolio with a commitment to improving the patient experience, acting as a community leader to drive innovative and creative change, and empowering clinical leadership to engage front-line providers in system decision making.
The leader creates a supportive, integrated environment to leverage the broad functional expertise of team members to design, implement and lead the best health system solutions for our residents. The areas of functional expertise include health system planning, performance improvement, contract management, eHealth, communications, change management and community engagement.
The Primary Care Lead will achieve this by exemplifying strong leadership characteristics; seeing the future, strategizing, empowering others, delegating authority, encouraging risk taking, managing difficult conversations, establishing flexible lines of authority, building on intrinsic motivation, building around values, striving to make change, focusing on people and results. Community engagement, political acuity, and collaborative partnership skills are essential.
Major Duties and Accountabilities
Leadership Team Membership
Education and Experience:
WWLHIN strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, along with a detailed resume, outlining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the position requirements, quoting posting #18/A/10 before 11:59 p.m. on March 29, 2018 to Human Resources (e-mail: email@example.com). We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be communicating only with those selected for an interview.
THE WATERLOO WELLINGTON LHIN IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EMPLOYMENT EQUITY.
The WWLHIN services approximately 775,000 residents in Waterloo Region, Wellington County, the City of Guelph, and the southern part of Grey County. We connect residents with care, at home and in the community, and better connect your health system together to improve your care experience. This includes hospital care, long-term care, mental health and addictions, home and community care, community support services and primary care (family and nurse practitioner). From prenatal to end-of-life, and everything in between, we make it easy for residents to be healthy, and to get the care and support they need.