Careers

The GHHN is proud to provide exciting and rewarding career opportunities. As positions become available, links will be listed below to apply for current full time, part time, volunteer and student opportunities.  

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Please note we accept applications for posted job vacancies via email, as per individual listing. 

All job vacancies with the GHHN are posted here and close on the job posting’s specified date and time. We do not accept any late applications.

We thank all those who apply for their interest though we will only contact candidates selected for an interview after the position closes.

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PROJECT MANAGER: INTEGRATED CARE & DECISION SUPPORT

PROJECT MANAGER: INTEGRATED CARE & DECISION SUPPORT 

Duration: This is a contract position in place until July 2023 with the possibility of renewal. 

Hours & Salary: Commensurate with experience. 

NOTE: This is a career growth opportunity, and the Hiring Committee is open to secondment arrangements for current employees of health care and human service organizations. 

Background: Ontario Health Teams (OHT’s) were introduced by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to improve the delivery of integrated and patient-oriented care. Ontario Health Teams will offer seamless, coordinated services across the health care continuum including acute care, primary care, home care, and community care. 

The Greater Hamilton Health Network (GHHN) is one of the first Ontario Health Teams to be approved by the Ministry of Health. The GHHN represents a partnership of more than 30 organizations spanning the health care and community service continuum. This partnership has mapped out an ambitious and challenging strategy to improve the experience patients will have when accessing care. While the GHHN’s approaches are grounded in population health approaches, these innovative strategies include early intervention, new digital technologies, enhanced bundled care programs, and increased coordination for medically complex patients. 

True to its population health roots, the GHHN is especially focused on creating opportunities to integrate care across a range of services for patients with complex needs. Working with the GHHN’s partners to find new ways to bridge organizational divides is one of the central mandates of the OHT’s. 

Accountability: The position reports to the Director of the GHHN. 

Job Summary: This position will play a key role in the exciting transformation of health care delivery in Hamilton. The Project Manager, Integrated Care and Decision Support will work closely with the Director of the Greater Hamilton Health Network and the GHHN’s multi-organization working groups to develop innovative and co-designed models of integrated and seamless coordinated care with a focus on mental health and/or addiction issues, preventative screening in marginalized populations, and palliative care. This position will also work with the GHHN team to develop, identify, monitor, and analyze information and metrics related to population health initiatives. This information will be used to guide decision-making to improve health outcomes for target populations. 

Job Duties: 

  • Provide support to GHHN working groups to identify and implement projects and work plan deliverables. 
  • Initiate and plan assigned strategic projects including the development of scope, goals and objectives 
  • • Develop project charters, work plans, project schedules, cost estimates and budgets as required 
  • Engage key stakeholders to ensure project activities are executed based on plans and standards, within the specific scope, budget and schedule 
  • Execute, track and monitor progress of the projects while distributing project information to the appropriate committee structures of the GHHN 
  • Support the measurement of GHHN performance indicators to ensure regular measurement and monitoring of GHHN initiatives. 
  • • Advise on and provide support for implementation of best practices regarding data gathering and analysis for population health interventions, including the gathering of socio-demographic and race-based data; 

  • • Provide detailed reports based on available data sources (including Integrated Decision Support, Statistics Canada census data, local surveys, and others) on health status, current health trends, and potential health outcomes for a variety of interventions. 

  • • Create and maintain databases and other tools that enable decision-support for the Greater Hamilton Health Network and its partners. 

  • • Provide data and information reports as required. 

  • • Advise on research and program evaluation design, including quantitative and qualitative measures. 

  • • Work closely with the GHHN staff team to collect, analyze, and report on socio-demographic and race-based data initiatives. 

Job Requirements & Qualifications: 

  • • Three or more years of project management and/or decision support experience preferably in a health or human service setting; 

  • • Post-secondary degree in a health-related field or equivalent; as well as a theoretical and practical understanding of population-health approaches, usually gained through training in Epidemiology; 

  • • Demonstrated experience working with a wide variety of stakeholders – including physicians, patients, community agencies, as well as groups who are marginalized; 

  • • Substantial professional experience managing innovative and integrated projects across organizations and sectors; 

  • • Specialized training and/or experience with people with mental health and/or addiction issues, preventative screening programs for marginalized groups, or palliative care will be a very strong asset; 

  • • Exceptional organizational and facilitation skills; 

  • • Excellent ability to communicate complex information in a way that supports decision-making to a wide variety of audiences (including health care administrators, physicians, and patients and caregivers). 

  • • Practical experience designing and implementing program evaluations at the local level, including data collection, analysis, and survey design. 

  • • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with statistical analysis packages, including Microsoft Office, SAS, Stata, SPSS, and NVIVO. Familiarity with IDS (Integrated Decision Support is a strong asset). 

  • • Strong interest in working as a member of small team in an emerging organization; 

  • • Ability to speak a second language (especially French or Arabic) is a considerable asset. 

Posting Deadline: Please submit cover letter and resume by 4:00 PM Wednesday June 1 to: Greater Hamilton Health Network Hiring Committee, c/o Melissa McCallum, hr@hamiltonfht.ca. 

The Greater Hamilton Health Network is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you are a member of an equity-seeking or Indigenous group, please let us know in your cover letter. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

Greater Hamilton Health Network Clinical Lead Job Posting

Greater Hamilton Health Network Clinical Lead Job Posting 

Duration: This is a contract position in place until July 2023 with the possibility of renewal. 

Hours: Flexible hours, 0.25-0.5 FTE 

Background: 

Ontario Health Teams (OHT) were introduced by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to improve the delivery of integrated and patient-oriented care. Ontario Health Teams will offer seamless, coordinated services across the health care continuum including acute care, primary care, home care, and community care. The Greater Hamilton Health Network is one of the first Ontario Health Teams to be approved by the Ministry of Health. The GHHN represents a partnership of organizations spanning the health care and community service continuum. This partnership has mapped out an ambitious and challenging strategy to improve the experience patients will have when accessing care. While the GHHN approaches are grounded in population health approaches, these innovative strategies include early intervention, new digital technologies, and increased coordination patients. True to its population health roots, the GHHN is also especially focused on the social determinants of health and developing approaches for marginalized and disadvantaged populations who experience higher rates of health issues. 

As part of system transformation currently underway in Ontario’s healthcare system, the Greater Hamilton Health Network (GHHN) is seeking an exceptional clinical leader. The GHHN Clinical Lead will work effectively with GHHN primary care, hospital clinical services, and other clinicians, to clinically represent the consensus of the whole, during the planning and implementation of initiatives that improve integrated care. 

Accountability: The position reports to the Director of the Greater Hamilton Health Network 

Key Competencies: 

  • Proven ability to build, strengthen, and maintain relationships and partnerships with stakeholders from diverse communities, backgrounds, and experiences. 
  • Adept at working with and aligning numerous stakeholders across sectors to plan and implement system improvements to better integrate care and optimize transitions. 
  • Demonstrated participatory leadership, mentoring, and motivational skills with ability to guide/coach/ partners from diverse partner agencies. 
  • Understanding of clinical and strategic leadership in health system design, planning and implementation, with specific expertise in multi-sector and inter-sectoral engagement. 

  • • Self-directed and highly motivated with superb interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral). 
  • Strong analytic and project management skills. 
  • Relentlessly focused on ensuring patient/client and caregiver partners have a central role in design, planning and decision making. 
  • Expertise, understanding, and/or passion for a population health approach and population health management. 
  • Operational understanding of community and hospital based digital health records and experience with digitally informed evaluation and quality improvement. 
  • Familiarity with digital enablement, procurement methodology and regional and provincial digital landscape and innovation ecosystem. 

Responsibilities: 

  • • Integrated System Design: o Provide leadership and support to the design and development of the GHHN. 
  • o Actively collaborate with all members and stakeholders across the GHHN partners. 

    • • Operational Clinical Leadership: o Provide leadership, represent the consensus of clinical focus and priorities across the GHHN. 
    • o Collaborate with the GHHN Executive Team to provide leadership to the development and implementation of priority initiatives. 
    • o Improve new clinical population pathways and support clinical change management. 

    • • Clinical Leadership Excellence: o The Clinical Lead shall demonstrate excellence in their servant leadership role. 
    • o Work collaboratively with all members of the care team (patients/clients/care partners, primary care, acute and post-acute care, public health, home and community care, mental health and addictions, community and support services, long-term care, emergency medical services, and city/municipal partners) to improve population and individual patient health outcomes. 
    • o Support committees and ensure clinical representation as appropriate, via active participation and/or coordinating physician involvement and engagement. 
    • o Support GHHN local engagement strategies, change management activities, performance measurement, physician education, primary care capacity and other opportunities to promote a continuous quality improvement culture in primary care and across sectors across the GHHN catchment area. 

Qualifications and Experience 

  • A practicing physician within the GHHN holding a valid certificate of registration and in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. 
  • • Actively practicing physician within the GHHN catchment. 
  • Established effective intra and inter sectoral relationships with GHHN peers and stakeholders. 
  • • Proven ability to lead high performing teams and deliver innovative care solutions. 
  • Ability to manage interprofessional conflict and concerns regarding professional behaviour. 
  • A clear understanding of the planning and implementation of large-scale initiatives across all sectors of the health care system, especially those that may be impacted by or may impact primary care. 
  • Excellent communicator, strategic thinker, and team player with a passion for health system improvement and the ability to influence change. 
  • Formal leadership training, change management and experience in peer support and mentoring. 
  • Experience applying a health equity lens to projects/initiatives aligned with the quadruple aim (population health, patient experience, per capita cost, provider experience). 
  • • Knowledge of provincial health care structures, processes, funding mechanisms and current priorities. 
  • Demonstrated proactive problem-solving, change facilitation, and risk assessment and mitigation. 
  • • Ability to manage competing demands and meet demanding timelines. 

Posting Deadline: Please submit cover letter and resume by 4:00 PM Wednesday June 1 to: Greater Hamilton Health Network Hiring Committee, c/o Melissa McCallum, hr@hamiltonfht.ca. 

The GHHN is committed to equity in employment. We are committed to providing accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you are a member of an equity-seeking or Indigenous group, please let us know in your cover letter. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs 

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