Director, Integrated Health Systems and Partnerships

  • Humber River Health
  • Mar 21, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future


Humber River Health is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.


We are currently seeking a Director, Integrated Health Systems and Partnerships who will work collaboratively with internal colleagues, external partners and stakeholders to build an integrated health system. The Director, Integrated Health Systems and Partnerships works with other key leaders and partners to develop and implement initiatives that advance integrated care and partnerships. Lead teams and projects to build system capacity by envisioning, developing and maintaining key partnerships and other strategies that will better connect services across the systems.



  • Provide creative thought leadership to develop and deploy a strategic vision; connect and align activities and projects with the North Western Toronto Ontario Health Team (NWT OHT) strategic goals.
  • Coordinate NWT OHT strategic planning, policy, and operational decisions; identify areas for improved collaboration and continuous improvement; champion the identification of innovative and best practices for functional excellence; determine feasible options and initiates changes to structure or operating practices (upon approval).
  • Manage and coordinate the ongoing implementation of the NWT OHT tactics and priorities under the leadership of the NWT Senior Executive Committee.
  • Be the central point of contact and key organization networker for the NWT OHT.
  • Manage the OHT Secretariat and oversee its day-to-day operations.
  • Represent HRH and NWT OHT at local, regional, and provincial tables.
  • Build and maintain key relationships with primary care networks, community providers, hospitals, long-term care and rehabilitation institutions and other cross-sector stakeholders to advance integrated system thinking and approaches.
  • Maintain and monitor project and program plans, budgeting, and tracking of milestones.
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert on Ministry of Health (MOH) and other funding vehicles, including HBAM, QBPs, OHTs, and other mechanisms to identify opportunities & sources of external funding.
  • Conduct market research, determining which services of the Humber River Health to target, and new opportunities to pursue.
  • Conduct environmental scans and identify opportunities for improvement; prepare business cases and proposals as required.
  • In partnership with Senior Team and Directors, advocate for funding at local, provincial and national levels. Identify areas of underfunding or potential funding.
  • Utilize data to inform strategic and operational priorities and to optimize performance.
  • Monitor and govern compliance with professional, accreditation, ethical and legal standards.
  • Monitor and analyze performance and quality metrics against targets for compliance.
  • Improve and support activities aligned with patient and learner satisfaction and staff and physician engagement.
  • Manage escalated issues independently and in collaboration with team; take action to resolve issues and conflicts, and maintain positive relationships
  • Support the Family Practice Group at HRH.



  • Graduate Degree in Health Leadership, Health Informatics, or Business
  • Canadian Health Executive (CHE) certification preferred.
  • 5 years of management experience with minimum 3 years of experience in healthcare.
  • Experience in process design/workflow mapping.
  • Ability to synthesize complex ideas (including legal), negotiate, and build relationship.
  • Diplomacy and political acuity.
  • Direct experience with budget and people management.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners.
  • Critical thinking and prioritization skills required.
  • Proven impact and influence skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to set priorities, solve problems with evidence-based decision making practices and resolve conflicts in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Windows, MS Project, Internet and Outlook.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.


Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Health is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Huron Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Health, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

To express your interest in this exciting opportunity the online application in confidence at


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Humber River Health is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Health.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Hospital, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the hired employee’s first date of employment  Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis

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