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Other Opportunities: Clinical Services Project Lead

Reference #00498
PostedMonday, August 15th, 2022 at 11:44am
ScopePublic Applications Accepted
PositionClinical Services Project Lead
DepartmentPatient Services
TermTemporary, Full-Time
Application DeadlineSunday, August 28th, 2022 at 12:00am


Clinical Services Project Lead


Patient Services


Temporary, Full-Time

Reports to

Vice President, Integrated Care

Direct reports


Work Pattern

Monday - Friday (occassional evenings and weekends as reqired)

Posted Date

Monday 15 August 2022

Closing Date

Sunday 28 August 2022















At Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), our core values of IntegrityQualityRespectCompassion and Teamwork are at the centre of who we are and what we do. We remain committed to sustaining an experienced workforce that reflects Northumberland Hills Hospital’s dedication to recognising everyone’s contributions and respecting everyone’s dignity, unique experience, and potential.


Northumberland Hills Hospital remains respectful of all protected rights, in line with the grounds laid out by the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and interests from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous People of North America, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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Located approximately 100 kilometres east of Toronto, NHH is a vibrant community hospital delivering a broad range of acute, post-acute, outpatient and diagnostic services. Directly serving a growing population of more than 60,000 residents spread across a mix of urban and rural settings, NHH directly employs approximately 750 people and relies on the additional support provided by a highly engaged and supportive network of physicians, midwives and volunteers.


Reporting to the Vice President Integrated Care, the Clinical Services Project Lead is responsible for the following three initiatives:

  • Implementation of a 6-Bed Integrated Stroke Unit
  • Development and roll out of an NHH Palliative Care Strategy
  • Implementation of standards under the Senior Friendly Framework (Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario)

The successful candidate will carry forward the foundational work previously started to operationalize a 6-bed Integrated Stroke Unit at NHH. This includes engagement with internal and external partners, update, and completion of the implementation plan with timelines that including opening the unit by September 2023 and roll out of all necessary staff education and skill development.

In addition to the Integrated Stroke Unit, the Project Coordinator will co-design an NHH Palliative Care Strategy that would integrate palliative care practices across the inpatient units of the hospital thereby providing an equitable end-of-life patient experience, regardless of the unit the patient is admitted to. This work will require engagement of staff, patients, and families as well as integrating palliative care best practices across departments and assessment of educational skill development needs across the inpatient units.

The Project Coordinator will complete the work plan, including timelines to implement the standards to identify NHH as a Senior Friendly Hospital. This includes, the assessment of current gaps, needs, and areas of focus for the implementation of the standards identified by the Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario.

The Project Coordinator provides visible leadership and demonstrates responsibility, accountability, and commitment to the development of a work environment that exemplifies interprofessional and ethical practice; professional autonomous decision making; empowerment; integrative thinking; appreciative inquiry; a shared governance philosophy; and positive recognition through the support of professional development and continuing education opportunities. 

As an integral part of this role, the Project Coordinator will work collaboratively with patient care managers and all members of the interprofessional health care team, Director Quality and Safety, and external partners representing NHH in work related to Palliative Care and Stroke.


  • Regulated healthcare professional, preferred with a minimum 5 years’ acute health care experience.
  • Masters in Health Sciences, Administration or Business Administration preferred.
  • Minimum of five years demonstrated leadership experience with experience in involving and motivating teams of diverse professionals in achieving desired results.
  • Experience working in or having certification in Lean, preferred.
  • Experience supporting and/or leading organization wide change, education, and project implementation preferred.
  • Experience supporting and/or leading Integrated Stroke unit and multi-disciplinary services
  • Understanding of best practice models and standards for the areas of focus
  • Well developed understanding and experience with the development of outcome indicators and data driven decision making models of care for the areas of focus
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and ability to adapt to changing demands


  • Experience in Program Management and Change Management
  • Experience in Patient and Family Co-Design in healthcare
  • Experience with EPIC Clinical Information System
  • Knowledge and Experience with home and community care in Northumberland County


Successful applicants are required to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector criminal reference check, that was complete less than one year from the date of hire. This requirement must be met within the first sixty (60) days of employment.

Additionally to the above, successful applicants are also required to complete the Health Care Worker Health review process which includes providing an up-to-date immunization record to ensure compliance with the Ontario Hospital Association Communicable Diseases Surveillance Protocols within the first thirty (30) days of employment. Northumberland Hills Hospital operates a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all staff.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Northumberland Hills Hospital may choose to conduct parts/all the hiring process virtually. The successful incumbent should expect the role to be in person however a hybrid working arrangement may also be considered subject to operational needs. Furthermore, we are a scent-free environment.  When attending the hospital kindly refrain from wearing strongly scented fragrances. While we thank all those that express interest in this exciting position; kindly note that due to high volumes of interests, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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