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Posting # 50028 - [ Non-Union ]
Manager (Coordinator), Medicine Services - 1 position
Medicine Services
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time

An exciting opportunity exists for the successful candidate to continue the tradition of respect, excellence and compassion by leading teams through change while developing strategies to continually earn complete confidence in the care provided to patients.

Guided by St. Joseph's strategic plan, the Coordinator of Medicine Services will support building regional coalitions that will reach out to the people who need us most and close gaps in care. The incumbent will work to ensure that excellent care is accessible to everyone and will welcome every patient and family caregiver as a person with a unique set of strengths, support networks, spirituality, physical and psychological conditions, and personal goals.

The Coordinator of Medicine Services is responsible for the day to day operation and the coordination of chronic disease management services with the clinical teams in collaboration with Medical Leadership. These clinical services and programs include the Diabetes Education Centre, Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolism Clinics, Clinical Investigation Unit, Osteoporosis Clinic, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention, Cardiovascular Investigations Unit and COPD/Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Reporting to the Director, the Coordinator utilizes clinical and leadership skills to ensure quality patient care through the planning, operational management, and coordination of human, financial and physical resources. In addition, the incumbent will play a leadership role in developing St. Joseph's priority of being a leader in the provision of Chronic Disease Management by creating linkages across programs and partner across the region to connect care and services to meet the needs of the whole person. The incumbent will work collaboratively with regional health providers, hospitals, non- governmental organizations, Home and Community Care and South West LHIN leaders in building a more effective care system. Program development and evaluation are integral to this role.

Essential Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA:
  • Successful completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Allied Health Profession
  • Valid registration with relevant professional college
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a health care leadership role
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Demonstrated experience in program development, research and evaluation, project management and LEAN training
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ambulatory care and chronic disease management models
  • Demonstrated leadership, team development, and facilitation skills coupled with superior interpersonal, relationship and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate evidence into practice
  • Experience working with outside health agencies, government and non-governmental agencies
  • Demonstrated abilities in fiscal management and operational decision-making
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a wide range of professionals
  • Previous leadership experience in a unionized environment
  • In addition, the successful candidate will possess strong Leadership Capabilities including: Lead Self; Engage Others; Achieve Results; Develop Coalition; System Transformation
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree in Business Administration or Health Administration
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's, you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: January 13, 2023
Submission deadline: January 26, 2023

Michelle Robertson, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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