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Posting on behalf of our partner:
Call for Expressions of Interest:
In Ontario, there is a major effort underway to bring focus to quality, develop a culture of quality, and support quality improvement across the health system. There is an array of quality initiatives underway that could potentially be more effective with increased coordination and a shared strategic vision. Through our work to date, Health Quality Ontario has started to support this and is achieving progress with the Common Quality Agenda indicators as an important grounding. We recognize the value of creating an overarching means of connecting efforts across the system, and engaging clinicians and those working in quality within the larger provincial picture and goals. Similarly, the LHINs are prioritizing quality as an important focus of regional and local plans and delivery of care for their populations.
Through the establishment of regional quality tables, HQO and the LHINs are collaborating to advance clinical quality in a coordinated and impactful way across the province to support improvement in ways that are meaningful to patients.
As a respected South East LHIN Clinical Quality Lead, you have the unique opportunity to influence positive change, with the ultimate goal of aligning the quality agenda, and engaging communities to build on existing efforts and promote a culture of quality that will enable improved patient outcomes, experience of care and value for money.
The South East LHIN Clinical Quality Lead position represents a partnership between the South East LHIN and Health Quality Ontario (HQO) and provides a mechanism to advance the foundations for clinical quality improvement in support of the South East LHIN Integrated Health Service Plan. The role will serve as an important mechanism for clinical leadership to achieve progress and momentum on quality. The Clinical Quality Lead will serve as a conduit between the South East LHIN and Health Quality Ontario and, clinical and administrative leaders from across the care continuum in the southeast region. HQO and the South East LHIN are working together to appoint a respected South East LHIN Clinical Quality Lead/Chair of the Regional Quality Table. Note: This position is a 0.2 full-time equivalency (1 day per week).
DO YOU QUALIFY?
The Clinical Quality Lead will be a respected physician, actively engaged at the system level and possessing the following qualifications:
- Member of the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Experience in the development and implementation of health care quality improvement strategies and evidence based practice change
- Knowledge and experience of Ontario’s Quality Based Procedures and implementation of Clinical Handbooks preferred
- Experience working with interdisciplinary teams and primary care partners
- Experience in effective collaborative relationships with external organizations, including academic, acute hospital, community services and other private and public sector organizations
- A recognized leader within the health care community
- Excellent communication skills
- Able to continue with existing clinical/administrative duties while assuming the responsibilities of the Clinical Quality Lead for the South East LHIN (preferred)
- Fluency in both French and English is an asset.
For more information on job details, position requirements, and how to submit an application, view the entire job posting here.
Posting on behalf of our partner:
Health Quality Ontario is the provincial advisor on the quality of health care in Ontario, evaluating the effectiveness of health care technologies and services, providing evidence-based recommendations, reporting to the public on the quality of the health system, and supporting the spread of quality improvement throughout the system.
Health Quality Ontario is building an exciting team to support our vision for ensuring the highest quality of care in our health system. Health Quality Ontario is looking for a Quality Improvement professional. The Quality Improvement Specialist works with provincial and regional teams in South Eastern Ontario to identify and plan for quality improvement (QI) opportunities, catalyze and spread QI and best practices, connect the QI ecosystem and build capacity and knowledge.
The QI Specialist is in a unique role interacting on a day-to-day basis with key stakeholders including the Local Health Integration Network and Health Service providers to support and facilitate large scale quality improvement initiatives; developing formal processes to disseminate key best practices to enable integrated care through Health Links; leveraging Quality Improvement Plans to promote quality improvement; supporting Regional Clinical Engagement and other knowledge transfer and capacity building initiatives.
The QI Specialist also works closely with HQO peers in Quality Improvement, Evidence Development and Standards (EDS), Health System Performance (HSP) and Corporate Services to ensure alignment of activities. The QI Specialist works with the field to understand their efforts in quality improvement, and ensure HQO supports bring value in support of the overall quality agenda in Ontario and can identify innovations happening across the province.
The approach to the quality improvement strategy as an integral component of HQO’s core mandate is going through an evolution, designed for example to increase the connection with evidence and public reporting, maximize how we can use Quality Improvement Plans as integral part of the program, and more actively engage with partners and providers through coordinated and impactful large scale quality improvement initiatives.
For more information on job details, position requirements, and how to submit an application, view the entire job posting here. Or visit the HQO career page, to view this and all current HQO career opportunities.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact our office for updates.