Are you passionate about improving health and healthcare? Are you a strategic leader with a proven ability to lead, develop and implement quality improvement initiatives? Do you have a deep understanding of implementation, adoption and evaluation of proven innovations and effective safety interventions, can you drive change?
If this sounds like you, join Healthcare Excellence Canada (HEC)! HEC works with partners to spread innovation, build capability and catalyze policy change so that everyone in Canada has safe and high-quality healthcare.
HEC has the following vacancy:
Reports to: Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives & Engagement
Salary Range: $106,400 - $133,000
Location: Our head office is in Ottawa, Ontario; however, we welcome remote work outside Ottawa or a blend of onsite/work from home if the candidate is from the Ottawa area. Note that all staff are currently working from home. We are continually reassessing during the pandemic.
Strategic Initiatives and Engagement (SIE) Portfolio: With HEC's new strategy we’re working closely with colleagues and partners across the country to help shape a future where everyone in Canada has safe and high-quality healthcare. We do this by identifying opportunities to accelerate improvements across our strategy focus areas, grounded in the quality and safety perspectives of lived experience, people in the workforce, value, culturally safe and equitable care and First Nations, Inuit and Metis priorities. We’re seeking to work with and for more people across the country and grow our reach and impact. Teams in the SIE portfolio are focused on: finding and promoting innovations; designing and launching initiatives to drive rapid adoption of quality and safety innovations; enabling meaningful patient engagement and partnerships, fostering relationships with First Nations, Inuit and Metis to address shared priorities and catalyzing policy change. Recent initiatives have included LTC +, virtual care together, essential together.
Reporting to the Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives and Engagement, the Director provides strategic leadership and vision to the development and delivery of HEC’s strategic initiatives, programming, and engagement portfolio. The incumbent is a member of the Management Committee, and works closely with other committee members, staff, external partners, and subject matter experts to drive the implementation, adoption and evaluation of proven innovations and effective safety interventions.
Your core responsibilities include:
Education and experience you will need to have:
You will be a great fit for this role if you have:
Healthcare Excellence Canada (HEC) is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity and inclusivity. HEC is committed to building teams with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views, as the more inclusive we are, the more impact we can have. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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