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Regional Manager, South West LHIN

London, Ontario
Deadline September 6, 2011

The South West Local Health Integration Network (SWLHIN), 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 are interested in being part of a dynamic team at the South West LHIN, consider the following:

Regional Manager

This contract position offer and full time 18 month contract is dependent on funding being secured for this eHealth project.

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), South West LHIN, the Regional Manager, HRM and SPIRE Expansion (Hospital Report Manager and Southwest Physician Office Interface to Regional EMR System) will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of cross LHIN HRM and SPIRE expansion projects through the management of 7 staff. You will be responsible for ensuring eHealth organizational project management methodologies, documents and processes are used and implemented within the LHIN eHealth team to ensure the successful completion of project objectives within scope, budget and timelines for the Erie St. Clair and South West LHIN’s.  You will also be responsible for the re-platforming and expansion of SPIRE, setting up the hosting and support environments, change management and the overall deployment of the solution.  

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field or the equivalent in education, experience and training and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in project management and delivery of software projects and enterprise software development. You must have previous experience in developing and/or implementing large complex enterprise applications including demonstrated knowledge of contemporary IT best practices for management of IT systems, applications and operations. Preferred candidates should have 10+ years leadership experience managing 5+ employees. The successful candidate will have demonstrated abilities to understand the inter-relationship between business processes and technology tools and to negotiate with external vendors and consultants, contract staff and other departments. Good working knowledge of budget planning and administration; strong relationship and network building skills with the ability to make high level presentations and gain commitment of internal and external constituencies and the ability to facilitate, coach, mentor and lead individuals/groups to achieve quality outcomes and provide exceptional service are required. Knowledge of and experience in the healthcare sector is preferred.  Proficiency in French would be an asset.

For more information on the South West LHIN, please visit

To apply online by Sept., 6, 2011, please visit

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.