Project Manager – MSK Planning Initiatives

Job Detail

Company: Recruiting through World Skills Employment Centre
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Contract
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Bachelor
Job Posting Date: 27-Apr-2018
Apply by: 31-May-2018

Job Description:

Department: Champlain LHIN MSK Implementation Team
Temporary Full Time for approximately one year
Hours: Approximately 75.0 Bi-weekly
Shifts: Days

Job Summary:

  • To improve access to care and quality outcomes for the orthopedic patient population by providing support for the MOHLTC and region’s strategic directions through the implementation of regional MSK The priority for implementation will be the Interprofessional Spinal Assessment and Education Clinics initiative during and after which the Project Manager will assist in the implementation of additional MSK strategies including (but not limited to):
    1. Expansion of the MSK Central Intake and Triage program,
    2. Hip/Knee Replacement Bundled Funding Initiative, and
    3. Conservative Management Program for people with hip/knee osteoarthritis program planning and delivery, consultation, research, education, efficient resource utilization and effective
  • Accountable to the Champlain LHIN, reporting to Clinical Implementation Lead, the project manager will work collaboratively with the Clinical Implementation Leads for the various MSK Projects, the Champlain Regional Orthopedic Network hospital and community partners, physicians, and other key stakeholders to provide project management expertise and leadership in order to ensure success of the


The incumbent shall under the direction of the Clinical Implementation Lead:

  • Establish and manage a multi-disciplinary steering committee and cross-sector project working groups
  • Facilitate meetings, engagement process, resolve issues, and conduct negotiations
  • Develop, with key internal and external stakeholders and partners, the project work plan, monitors and controls the work per the project plans, including negotiating with organizations/sites to host ISAEC Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Communicate project vision, goals, and objectives to project teams/ committees/working groups, internal and external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with key partners to ensure principles of change management are embedded into project plans
  • Plan for and support the implementation of business changes, plans, incentives, and metrics needed for successful project implementation
  • Ensure alignment of local planning with provincially established guidelines and priorities
  • Create and control all project management artifacts needed to effectively strategize, plan and execute on project objectives
  • Monitor the deliverables of each working group to ensure successful project delivery within the constraints of scope, schedule, and quality
  • Ensure interdependencies across related projects are incorporated into work plan(s) and facilitates communication across key stakeholders
  • Seek the appropriate subject matter expertise when needed and negotiate the support of key resources
  • Undertake effective risk definition and analysis to ensure appropriate mitigation and management of risks at various stages of the project
  • Identify, manage, and escalate project issues, risks, and changes as appropriate
  • Develop and provide regular progress reports to the appropriate governing bodies
  • Oversee final project close out procedures and conduct post mortems to document lessons learned
  • Reports to the relevant Clinical Implementation, works closely with Champlain LHIN staff regarding overall direction and scope of work. Has accountability to Regional Orthopedic Network
  • Work in close collaboration with orthopedic leads and all members of the health care team (administration, orthopedic surgeons, physicians, patients and families) at participating hospital and community


  • University degree in Health Care, Business Administration, Social Science or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience at mid-senior levels at an Ontario health care organization (hospital, LHIN, Community Health Centre)
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages (English and French)
  • Experience managing complex projects
  • Demonstrated expertise in program planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Excellent relationship building skills with advance problem solving skills and business acumen
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict resolution, and consensus building skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of project management tools and approaches to effectively manage a multidisciplinary project and the flexibility to lead diverse and dynamic teams
  • Adept in the use of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Flexible, adaptable, and responsive to change
  • Self-directed with an ability to organize, plan, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and success in applying quality improvement methodologies


  • Master’s degree in Health Care, Business Administration, Social Science or related field

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