March 22, 2015
1 Permanent Full-time
Provides leadership and strategic direction on continuous quality improvement, health promotion, community engagement, and education initiatives for health- related issues. Leads, coordinates and provides advice on various strategic and quality initiatives that have a larger departmental focus that ensures compliance with the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS) and the Ontario Public Health Organizational Standards (OPHOS). Assesses the adequacy and effectiveness of the department’s internal controls and the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities including the reliability and integrity of the information and compliance with policies and procedures, plans, laws and regulations. Advances practice of continuous quality improvement in the Pubilc Health setting through development of quality improvement initiatives that enhance local public health practice. Monitors risk management aspects that impact Public Health service delivery and liaises with corporate partners for privacy, risk management and records management issues. Oversees staff and student education to assist all Public Health staff in meeting legislative requirements, OPHS, professional standards, divisional/departmental policies and procedures, accreditation standards and customer needs. Monitors risk management aspects that impact Public Health service delivery and liaises with corporate partners for privacy, risk management and records management issues. Acts as a liaison with key internal partners (Legal, IT, Information Management Services) and external partners and stakeholders, including the Government of Ontario, educational institutions, alPHa, and external vendors. Strategically supports the department to be innovated with technology applications to improve and enhance health informatics, data management, process improvement, and efficient/effective service delivery through the support of IT.
Minimum Requirements include:
- Baccalaureate degree in a health discipline, education, business, communications or other related disciplines
- Education in quality improvement methodologies (Lean Six Sigma) and medical informatics is preferred.
- Masters degree in health related discipline or education is requiredJob
Job Opening #12809
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Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application no later than March 22, 2015 before midnight.
We appreciate receiving all expressions of interest; however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.