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Senior Director Of Performance, Contract & Accountability, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario

Deadline July 10, 2009

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships across the South West, LHIN staff will incorporate 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, an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to transform the Ontario healthcare system, then consider the South West Local Health integration Network (LHIN) for your next career move.

Senior Director Of Performance, Contract & Accountability

This position reports directly to the CEO, and is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the Performance, Contract and Accountability division, including the development of staff and resources. This leadership position is responsible for overseeing the funding framework for health service providers (HSPs) throughout the LHIN and for establishing and negotiating service accountability agreements. The successful candidate will have previous senior level leadership experience in finance and performance management within the health care sector.

Key responsibilities include: defining, negotiating and managing performance agreements for health service providers (HSPs); monitoring, evaluating and reporting on local health system performance in achieving established goals and objectives; leading the development of multi-year and annual local health-care system funding plans; and, assessing allocation decisions and managing local funding plans.

Qualifications: the successful candidate will have post-secondary education in business/public administration, leadership, management or related health discipline. You must have demonstrated senior management experience in the areas of health care service delivery, internal/financial administration or performance management. Understanding of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development. Proven ability to build enhance and maintain strategic relations with community organizations, local and provincial governments, health service providers and demonstrated leadership in facilitation and negotiation of complex agreements with multiple stakeholders and service providers. Proficiency in French would be an asset.

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Please forward your resume via email to

by July 10th, 2009.

Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits and pension plan.