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

London, Ontario
Deadline January 3, 2014

The South West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) 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 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 Specialist

The South West LHIN is seeking a System Design and Integration Specialist to be part of a dynamic team responsible for providing technical planning expertise, advice and support to LHIN portfolios.  

In this full-time permanent position, the System Design and Integration Specialist reports to the Senior Director, System Design and Integration and is responsible for: conducting high quality technical planning, best practice research and analysis to identify health service gaps and provide input to LHIN priorities; using multiple planning approaches to provide expertise, options and recommendations in the development of health system strategies and plans; identifying opportunities for integration and coordination initiatives; monitoring and evaluating project performance and outcomes; and engaging stakeholders and preparing briefing documents and reports.

Qualifications: Post-secondary training/degree in health administration, health planning, business administration, research or a relevant field or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Demonstrated experience conducting technical research, analysis and planning initiatives and project monitoring, preferably in the health-care sector. Proven ability to apply multiple planning and analysis methodologies and make effective recommendations. An understanding of the Ontario healthcare system and relevant issues. Excellent written and oral communication, analytical, evaluation, organization and prioritization skills, and well-developed computer skills. Solid relationship-building and management skills and the ability to work effectively within a team and independently. Proficiency in French is an asset.

For more information about the position, please contact Jessica Grimaldi at 416-237-1500 x248 or via email at [email protected]. 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 by January 3, 2013 to [email protected].

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.