Status : Temporary Part-Time; Approx. 1 year
University Health Network (UHN) represents the coming together of shared values and diverse expertise in patient care, research and teaching.
Each of our facilities (Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital and Toronto Rehab) makes a unique contribution to the whole.
Together, we create something far greater than the sum of our parts.
Our vision is : "We are a caring, creative and accountable academic Hospital, transforming Healthcare for Our Patients, Our Community and the World"
A leader in adult rehabilitation and complex continuing care, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute brings together innovative patient care, groundbreaking research and diverse education to help people overcome or recover from disabling injury, illness or age-related conditions.
The Project Manager will coordinate and work closely with the Program Services Manager, Senior Clinical Director and Medical Director of the Neuro Rehabilitation Program.
There will be regular interactions with team members from the Hospital Foundation, the clinical program, funders, and other key stakeholders.
Responsibilities include : collaborating with the LIFEspan Service to continue the work started by the team in leading the re-
development of the current LIFEspan model into a more sustainable model better equipped to handle the chronic and complex needs of clients and families, mindful of the shift in healthcare to community based services;
working within a framework of the LIFEspan service key tenants of self-management, community integration, knowledge translation, age appropriate services and partnerships with clients and community;
developing, coordinating and implementing the projects for each of the initiatives; coordinating, implementing, monitoring and managing the project plan in terms of schedule, budget, and achievement of goals and objectives;
facilitate evaluation, research and analysis; working with internal and external teams to implement the project, including measurement and evaluation frameworks, change processes, knowledge transfer, etc;
collecting, analyzing and interpreting information for operational and administrative issues, developing and evaluating options, preparing and presenting recommendations;
preparing reports and presentations; supporting teams in the periodic reporting meetings with the funding organization and through regular meetings with partners.
Undergraduate degree required as a minimum.
Knowledge and experience of health care system, and the rehabilitation sector with demonstrated experience in all aspects of successful project management including development, implementation, quantitative and qualitative evaluation and knowledge transfer
Five years’ experience (at least) in a health care setting preferably in leadership or project management roles
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to foster a supportive work environment, work within a team and to engage and build strong relationships and engagement among stakeholders and program funders
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment within the scope of duties
Excellent written and verbal communication
Highly organized, and results-focused; a demonstrated self-starter with high energy who shows initiative, independence and the ability to take action and anticipate organizational needs in a rapid pace work environment
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
Master of Health Administration or equivalent post graduate degree preferred. PMP designation preferred.
Experience in multi-site, cross-organizational complex projects preferred.
Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies
Experience in design and implementation of web based projects with particular knowledge of optimization of participant engagement and user experience (preferred)