Special Projects Coordinator
Temporary Full-Time (1 Year Contract), Non-Union
We are seeking a progressive, proactive, and resilient Special Projects Coordinator to provide
timely and accurate quality support focusing primarily on planning, implementing and monitoring special projects as identified, providing support to staff and leaders from conception to evaluation of improvement initiatives through effective collaboration and communication, and playing a significant role in promoting a culture of quality improvement and safety across the organization.
This position reports to the Director, Strategy and Client Experience.
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG) is a faith-based organization that is part of the 6-member St. Joseph’s Health System. It is a values-based, client-centric organization that includes 240 long-term care beds, 104 hospital beds, and a variety of outpatient and community support services. The overall staff complement is approximately 700 employees.
The Position Summary
The purpose of the Special Projects Coordinator position is to support high quality, safe, effective and evidence-based care in partnership with leadership, staff, physicians, patients and families, in accordance with SJHCG’s mission, vison, values, and policies.
Uphold Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and embed a client- and family- centred approach in all aspects of the role
Support the creation and evolution of the organization’s quality improvement program – working with the director, executive leadership and front line management teams to create a program that meets key needs and advances our culture of a learning organization internally.
Ensure the project deliverables/outcomes for existing and new initiatives are successfully executed and then transitioned to operational partners with a sustainability plan when required. Implement effective measurement tools that will evaluate return on investment and inform future programming and/or adjust programs, as appropriate.
Coordinate all activities related to Accreditation preparation using a project management approach
Support the process for policy, process, and procedure (PPP) updates such as sending out schedules for PPPs due for review
Develop a quality dashboard with key indicators for the organization in consultation with key stakeholders
Coordinate quality improvement plan (QIP) activities such as tracking progress on current initiatives, data collection and analysis, and related communication as well as undertake planning for future QIPs
Provide project management support to the development and implementation of strategic and operational initiatives
Develop and implement structures, processes, and tools to enable integrated delivery of results.
Work cross-functionally with stakeholders to promote alignment and coordination of priority work
Develop effective and collaborative working relationships with Managers and their teams
Continuously monitor progress and outcomes across project activities.
Contribute to safe, quality care by managing a workload effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Contributes to a safe, inclusive environment for all through compliance with patient and staff safety policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree in a health profession, business, or related;
3+ years experience in quality improvement/project management and change leadership experience in health care. Other industries will also be considered
Understanding of acute care, post-acute care, Long-Term Care and Community-based support services (preferred)
Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated project management capabilities
Demonstrated decision-making, team-building and communication skills with a high degree of independence and strength in problem-solving and project management
Advanced computer skills (MS office suite)
Lead by example with respect to client and staff quality, safety and compassion
Highly effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills combined with excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate projects at the unit and organizational level
Attention to detail and proven prioritization skills along with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Works with others in a collaborative manner; resolves differences and conflicts in a positive manner, recognizes others and their contribution to team and organizational goals.
Communicates to clarify the perspective of others; accepts constructive feedback; communicates effectively with direct supervisor, co-workers and clients.
Handles multiple assignments and priorities yet still fulfills all commitments. Readily accepts new responsibilities and adapts well to changes in procedures. Gives appropriate priorities to various work demands.
Consistently demonstrates professional conduct; practices in accordance with legislation and the standards as determined by the regulatory body and practice setting.
Builds and actively maintains working relationships and/or networks of contacts to further the organization’s goals.
A clear commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism.
Pay scale: $57,232 – 71,526/an
It’s a great time to help shape how health care is delivered in Ontario. To apply to this exciting opportunity, please submit a curriculum vitae in confidence, outlining how your knowledge, experience and personal attributes are a good fit with the requirements of this position and the values of St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph by June 24, 2021 to:
SJHCG Applicant Tracking System https://sjhcg.startdate.ca OR
Submit your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the job title in the subject line of your email.
Visit us at www.sjhcg.ca
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all programs, facilities, and people. St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph is committed to creating a barrier-free, accessible organization, utilizing a collaborative approach in supporting persons with disabilities during recruitment, assessment, selection, hiring, and the ongoing employment life cycle. Upon individual request, the Health Centre will endeavour to remove any barrier to the employment lifecycle to accommodate those employees with disabilities. Should any employee require accommodation through the employment lifecycle, please contact Human Resources.
We appreciate all responses; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph is committed to creating a barrier-free, accessible organization, utilizing a collaborative approach in supporting persons with disabilities during recruitment, assessment, selection, hiring and the ongoing employment lifecycle.
Upon individual request, the Health Centre will endeavour to remove any barrier to the employment lifecycle to accommodate those employees with disabilities. Should any employee require accommodation through the employment lifecycle, please contact Human Resources.