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Program Lead, Case Mix, CIHI

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: June 17, 2010

Every day, CIHI contributes to improving Canada's health system and the health of Canadians through the collection and analysis of information. At the heart of this work is our winning team of highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals who care about making a difference. CIHI makes it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented and dedicated staff members.

Location:               Toronto
Range Minimum:    $71,700

Program Lead, Case Mix - Contract ending March 2012

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has an interest in health care policy, and who has a strong analytical background, to make a contribution to the delivery of health care in Canada by providing tools that assist policy makers and health care managers in making decisions.

Job Summary

Case mix systems classify patients into resource and clinical homogeneous groups based on clinical and demographic characteristics. The case mix systems developed and maintained by CIHI are used across Canada by hospitals, health regions and health ministries to better understand and manage the delivery of health care services.

Increasingly the jurisdictions across Canada are exploring the possibility of using case mix systems to allocate health-care funding.  This is known as activity based funding or case mix based funding.  The Program Lead works closely with the Case Mix manager and Senior Methodologist to explore jurisdictional case mix based funding needs. This involves liaising with key internal and external stakeholders, identification and management of stakeholder requirements, and liaising with national and international experts.  The program lead will also lead analytical activities to support policy considerations, evaluation and implementation of jurisdiction funding models.

For more information on this role and to apply directly online, please visit our website at http://www.cihi.ca/careers

We thank all those who apply, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for Applications:  June 17, 2010