Position: Quality Performance Consultant
Status: Full Time (x1)
Dept./Health System: MHCW Regional Cancer Program - Prevention, Screening, Diagnostic Assessment and Primary Care Engagement - Credit Valley Hospital
Posted: November 18, 2020
Internal Deadline: November 25, 2020
The Mississauga Halton Central West (MHCW) Regional Cancer Program oversees the delivery and quality of cancer services for residents of both the Central West and Mississauga Halton regions. We are one of 13 Regional Cancer Programs created by Ontario Health - Cancer Care Ontario (OH-CCO) to ensure cancer care is delivered according to province-wide quality and performance standards. Aligned with OH (CCO) Plan V, the MHCW Regional Cancer Program is dedicated to delivering the highest quality, compassionate, patient-centred cancer care and treatment that is designed to improve patient outcomes and reduce the burden of cancer.
Reporting to the Regional Manager, Cancer Screening, Prevention, Diagnostic Assessment and Primary Care Engagement, the Quality Performance Consultant will be based at Trillium Health Partners and will work with a multidisciplinary team to successfully develop and implement strategic quality and performance improvement initiatives across the Mississauga Halton Central West Region as they relate to cancer care. The Consultant works in close partnership with diverse stakeholders including Cancer Care Ontario Regional Leads, partner hospitals, community and public service organizations, and Primary Care Providers to achieve the goals of the Ontario Cancer Plan V (OCP V), and the MHCW RCP strategic plan. Specific areas of focus for this role include daily support of the MHCW RCP Integrated Cancer Screening portfolio, quality improvement efforts, cancer prevention, screening and diagnostic assessment.
Bachelor's degree in business or health related discipline strongly preferred
Masters in health related discipline or business administration an asset
Project management/quality improvement certificate is an asset
Regulated Health Professional with current registration with the appropriate regulatory college would be an asset. Clinical experience working with patients would be an asset.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a quality improvement or project management role within a fast-paced, dynamic organization in the healthcare sector; experience in physician and multidisciplinary team engagement is an asset
Excellent organizational, project planning and relationship building skills
Strong communications and excellent interpersonal skills, combined with good analytical and problem solving skills
Must be able to organize and prioritize work and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Support the planning, project management and delivery of regional cancer care strategies in the Central West and Mississauga Halton Region, with a focus on quality and performance improvement
Develop quality improvement and project management materials including project charters, performance reports and evaluations for quality and performance improvement initiatives
Works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to advance regional initiatives along the OH (CCO) cancer journey.
Assist with the development of annual work plans; identify key initiatives, performance measures/benchmarks and timeliness targets. Support the implementation of initiatives outlined in the work plans
Evaluate regional cancer care initiatives to ensure intended outcomes are being achieved. Support Manager in interpreting and analyzing relevant data to guide quality and performance improvements
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders sharing expertise, maximizing resources and responding to cancer care needs. Identify and optimize opportunities for collaboration with stakeholder groups.
Represent the Regional Cancer Program on related committees, locally, regionally and provincially, as approved by the Manager based on the Program needs
Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of Applications (Word, Power Point, Excel, and Visio)
Access to a vehicle for travel to all three THP sites and MHCW Regional Cancer Program regional partners
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
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