Job Opportunity: KTE Coordinator (Cancer Care Ontario)

Cancer Care Ontario is the government’s principal adviser on cancer issues, with a mission to improve the performance of the cancer system by driving quality, accountability and innovation in all cancer-related services. Cancer Care Ontario is an employment equity employer. We recognize the importance of building a workforce that reflects and values the diversity of the communities in which we live and work.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Surgical Oncology Program at Cancer Care Ontario is currently engaged in a number of projects related to cancer surgeons. These include: Access to Care & Wait Times; Quality Improvement (Guidelines, Standards and Indicators); Knowledge Translation (Communities of Practice, Innovative tools, publications, stakeholder engagement) Alternative Funding Plan for surgical oncologists; and Cancer Services Planning. In this dynamic and exciting opportunity to make a difference in cancer care in Ontario the Project Coordinator will take an active role in all tasks related to quality improvement and knowledge transfer. CCO is developing a comprehensive disease management strategy and this position will provide surgical input to this patient care continuum.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The key responsibilities of this position include:
– Planning, leading and coordinating projects to develop quality improvement strategies and foster implementation. This includes working closely with experts, conducting needs assessments/literature reviews/environmental scans, developing education tools and evaluation and publication of the project.
– Facilitating all aspects of the project such as identifying and concisely communicating with relevant stakeholders, documenting, driving agendas, and providing input in a collaborative setting to develop and implement strategies to foster quality improvement
– Maintaining clear, detailed project management documents
– Working with various stakeholders (subject matter experts, providers, administrators, professional bodies) to achieve consensus
– Demonstrate and maintain a positive and creative influence in keeping project momentum moving forward

•Master’s degree (preferred) or Undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline (education, clinical epidemiology, health services research, health administration) or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Demonstrated successful project and change management experience;
•Experience in CME/adult education and/or knowledge translation and exchange strategies (putting research into practice) is preferred
•Strong problem-solving and facilitation skills required
•Highly motivated, results-oriented individual.
•Eagerness to learn about and partner with all departments within the organization to advance the quality agenda
•Superior communication (written and oral), interpersonal, decision-making and facilitation skills; know almost inherently how to bring a team to agreement to move initiative forward
•Experience with Microsoft Office programs (e.g. Project, Word, Excel)
•Demonstrated ability to work, both as a member of a team to and independently, using sound judgment
•Work experience in a health care environment preferable

To apply submit covering letter and resume to:
Amber Hunter, Program Manager via email

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