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System Design and Integration Lead, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline February 19, 2016

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

Committed to health improvement, innovation, and the establishment of collaborative partnerships across the South West, LHIN staff 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.

System Design and Integration Lead

Focus: People who are frail and/or have medically complex conditions/disabilities  

This is your opportunity to make a difference!  Your passion for excellence and entrepreneurial spirit are needed to cultivate ideas and drive results.  Join the South West (LHIN), and be part of a dynamic team transforming the Ontario healthcare system!

Reporting to the Senior Director of System Design and Integration, the System Design and Integration (SDI) Lead is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of projects with a practical focus on improving care for people who are frail and/or have medically complex conditions/disabilities. In this role you will be: providing direction to all planning, coordination and integration activities for your portfolio area; coordinating and conducting analysis of the local health care system; advising on and promoting effective use of project and program management tools, methodologies and performance indicators; identifying and fostering LHIN wide relationships among health care and related sectors for health improvement; and promoting linkages and integration while providing effective leadership for goal oriented collaborations.
You will also be responsible for the development, coordination and tactical oversight of portfolio work performed by Portfolio team members based on organizational priorities, including the planning, implementing and monitoring of large and small initiatives, stakeholder engagement, and coordination of performance targets.  The SDI Lead coordinates all associated initiative funding and accountability responsibilities within the LHIN. Working with the Senior Director, the SDI Lead advises on staffing/resourcing for each of the priority areas within the portfolio.
You will have: superior leadership, interpersonal, and relationship building/management skills in healthcare to successfully engage a broad range of stakeholders of diverse backgrounds; strong system thinking skills and ability to conceptualize and advance complex, interdependent initiatives; experience in health system planning, quality improvement science, project management, and leading and coordinating the work of teams; conducting research, analysis and evaluation of health care issues; demonstrated experience developing, implementing, evaluating, and promoting health care initiatives across multiple sectors; Master’s degree in health administration, health planning, business administration or a related field or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience; excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; knowledge and experience working with care systems for individuals who are frail or have complex needs preferred; proficiency in French would be an asset.

For more information about the position, please contact Sienna DiGiuseppe at 416-237-1500 x231 or via email at

For further information on the South West LHIN or to access the French version of the job posting please visit:

How to Apply: Please forward your resume to by February 19, 2016

Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits and pension plan.

The LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.