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Senior Planning & Integration Consultant, North West LHIN

Thunder Bay, Ontario
Deadline: May 2, 2012

The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is one of 14 LHINs in Ontario created to plan, fund and integrate local health services including hospitals, the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), long-term care homes, Community Health Centres (CHCs), community support service agencies and mental health and addiction agencies.

The North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is seeking the following individual to join its talented team in Thunder Bay…

Senior Planning & Integration Consultant 

(Full-time position)

You will serveas a resource for community stakeholders including themanagement of community issues and concerns, as well as providing support to other LHIN program areas related to system design. You will be responsible for assisting with the management of complex planning projects including negotiation of agreements, integration activities, and providing advice to the executive team and staff regarding planning methodologies and recommendations research. You will provideproject management and strategic direction to the community engagement and planning group.  Also, you will be responsible for planning, community engagement and identifying gaps and barriers in the local health system, to better coordinate, plan, develop and support implementation of strategies to advance the Integrated Health Service Planpriorities and improve outcomes of care.   

You have a Post-secondary/Masters Degree in health administration, health capacity planning, business administration or relevant field along with a minimum of five (5) years of management/leadership experience.  A Certified Health Care Leaders Certificate is an asset. You posses excellent project management skills as well as negotiation and decision-making skills.  You have superior interpersonal and relationship management skills along with political and cultural awareness.  Through your significant senior-level planning experience, preferably within a health care environment, you have proven success in leading system change.  You also have in-depth understanding of the Ontario health care system and its stakeholders, programs and issues.   French language skills are an asset. 

For more information on the North West LHIN and for full details on this position, please visit our website at  Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to dushan.zuber@lhins.on.caby May 2, 2012. 

Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits and pension plan.

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