Full Job Description
JOB POSTING #907599
University Health Network (UHN) encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education.
With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through
excellence in care, discovery and learning”, UHN is Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, bringing together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers.
The Strategy Analyst – Clinical Portfolio supports the Senior Manager, Strategic Projects and the Vice President, Clinical to plan, implement and evaluate projects within the portfolio and across UHN. The portfolio is programmatic, spans all UHN sites and includes: Medicine Portfolio, which includes the Emergency Department, Hemodialysis, Neurosurgery, Family Health Teams, Mental Health Program, Patient Flow, Krembil Brain Institute and Medicine. As part of the Acute Care Programs governance structure that was implemented in fall 2020, there may be opportunities for the Strategy Analyst – Clinical Portfolio to collaborate with individuals in the Acute Care Program and with other areas across UHN.
The co-op term will feature a blend of team-based and individual projects that allow the successful candidate to strengthen their project management, strategy, operations and communication skills. This unique learning opportunity at UHN will allow the successful candidate to gain valuable insight into the daily operations of Canada’s largest research and teaching hospital.
The ideal candidate:
- Is curious and passionate about building a career in healthcare
- Is self-motivated and has a strong sense of personal initiative and ownership
- Can see “the big picture” while also being detail oriented
- Demonstrates leadership in the way you approach your work, as shown through your academic, volunteer/ community and extracurricular activities
- Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Thrives in a high-performing, fast-paced, large and sometimes ambiguous environment
If this sounds like you, then consider this an outstanding opportunity to contribute to our team! This is a contract co-op opportunity for up to four months from May to August 2023.
- The position will be focused on planning, implementing and executing team-based and individual projects. Examples may include:
- Program/ Project/ Operational evaluations
- Supporting the launch of cross portfolio committees (e.g., Capital), and/or the refinement of existing Committees
- Supporting analysis and project management tasks for portfolio strategy development
- Supporting logistics and project management of portfolio-wide committees
- Transition of COVID-19-related Committees and work to routine operations
- Process improvement initiatives
- The successful candidate will be expected to play different roles on each project – e.g., contribute, lead,
- The successful candidate will have the opportunity to meet senior leaders across the organization and contribute to the operations of standing committees
- Must be enrolled in a Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration or a recognized equivalent
- Detail oriented individual, with a commitment to producing high-quality outputs
- Good judgement and sound business sense
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Highly proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook)
- Problem-Solving & Analysis: Ability to translate a complex business question into an analytic approach and fit the approach into a business process flow/decision-making process that considers the clinical environment. You know how to think across multiple dimensions of a business (finance, operations, human resources) and work cross-functionally to deliver results. Asks questions to clarify the right problem, and generate viable Able to identify the types of input (people or data) needed to solve a problem.
- Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people
- Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team
- Creativity: Offers new and different options to solve problems or meet needs. Takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas. Takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things. Is not bound by current thinking or traditional
Worksite Location and Conditions:
- A mix of onsite at Toronto Western Hospital, and work from home.
- Standard office conditions. Most work will be conducted on a laptop and requires engagement with project management, project leadership, clinical and administrative
POSTED DATE: October 6, 2022 CLOSING DATE: October 27, 2022
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process
providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.