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Fully paid medical, dental and vision coverage from your first day
Health care spending account
Premium defined benefit pension plan
3 personal days and 2 float days annually
Individual contributors start at 3 weeks’ vacation with 4 weeks at 2 yrs.
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A collaborative values-based team culture
A hybrid working model
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Want to make a difference in your career? Consider this opportunity.
Reporting to Vice President, Performance, Accountability and Funding Allocation, the Director, Performance, Accountability and Funding Allocation (East Region) is responsible for oversight and/or management of financial allocations to transfer payment agencies, and achievement of requirements of the Ministry-Ontario Health Integrated Accountability Agreement and development and maintenance of Health Service Provider (HSP)/Ontario Health/Ministry of Health and Ministry of Long-Term Care relationships through regular monitoring of performance. This role is critical in leading the monitoring, reporting and oversight of funding allocation to health system providers
**Please be advised that the scope of this role is regional in nature and therefore, will focus on the pertinent region’s particular needs.
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Here is what you will be doing:
Oversees management, monitoring and evaluation of HSP performance as it relates to:
HSP accountability agreements;
Ministry-Ontario Health Integrated Accountability Agreement; and
Key system performance indicators
Oversee enterprise risk management related to directorate responsibilities
Ensure subject matter expertise is provided to support the review of health service provider capital plans.
Advances local and regional health system performance by participating and/or leading sector specific committees/work groups to facilitate the improvement of the regional local health system performance.
Provides expert advice and input to the leadership team on the application of the provincial funding formula and contributes to complex financial decisions related to local system funding and allocation.
Develops tools and methods to assess the regional/local funding plans required to meet the short and long term needs of the impacted community.
Oversee sector-based and discretionary funding allocation in alignment with directorate responsibilities
Contributes expert advice and input in recommending opportunities to support the development of health system, capital and integration plans.
Identifies and monitors high-risk issues related to quality and financial performance of health service providers.
Manages preparation of reports on Transfer Payment Agency (TPA) financial and service performance to the regional leadership team. Reports may also be used by MOH, MoLTC, Ontario Health Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board of Directors.
Participates in and contributes to inter-Region and ministry dialogue on the provincial funding framework and its application to local health service providers.
Ensures consultation and relationship management with other stakeholders such as: community and advocacy groups, municipal governments, agencies, province-wide programs/services and community organizations.
Collaborates and promotes the development and implementation of inter-Region coordination strategies.
Participates in the establishment of regional goals, objectives and strategies, and implements initiatives to ensure these are achieved.
Effectively participates on the region leadership team to evaluate and report on health care performance, funding and allocation issues associated with directorate responsibilities.
Provides leadership, guidance and management of Performance, Accountability and Funding Allocation staff in accordance with accepted best business practices, public sector accounting standards, government/ministry directives, and Ontario Health policies and procedures.
Negotiates performance plans and targets with health service providers, and mobilizes commitment to performance targets; holds providers accountable to achieve agreed-upon targets
Leads the management, monitoring and evaluation of health system performance in accordance with performance and accountability targets and priorities, identifying connections between present actions and their future impact on the provider and health system
Leads and supports health service provider performance improvement processes including performance and operational reviews, identifies emerging issues and requirements for action to respond to health service providers who do not meet accountability targets and priorities
Contributes to development of policies, procedures and strategies for performance management
Monitors and reports on the Performance, Accountability and Funding Allocation team’s activities regularly to the Regional Executive Team.
Other duties as assigned
Leads regular team meetings to set goals and monitor department performance. Develops supports and evaluates the performance of the team members, assigns work and projects, monitors and adjusts workloads as required.
Accountable for hiring, providing training and development, evaluating performance, and in consultation with HR/OD makes decisions re discipline or termination and plans for appropriate staff levels for the department.
Conducts performance appraisals and provides support and direction to help employees achieve their objectives.
Assesses the performance of staff to ensure their continued staff development
Here is what you will need to be successful:
Post-secondary or Master’s degree in business administration, finance, health administration or relevant field, including appropriate accreditation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA, etc.)
7-10 years of relevant experience. Management experience is an asset.
Senior management experience in complex and dynamic health care environments in the public and/or private sectors in finance with expert understanding of one or more health care sectors.
Significant experience performing financial analyses and critical evaluations of complex financial programs.
Demonstrated experience with operational or strategic decision-making related to program funding.
Experience in analyzing and interpreting performance data, including financial/statistical data and quality indicators.
In-depth understanding of the Ontario health-care system, its stakeholders, programs and issues.
Experience in risk management and demonstrated capacity to identify and respond quickly to emerging issues and priorities.
Deep understanding of provincial funding models in use across one or more health-care sectors and familiarity with government financial processes, policies and standards.
Strong Change Management Skills: Able to focus priorities and drive for positive change; encourages and holds themselves and others accountable.
Communication and interpersonal skills, to work effectively with other people-leaders and staff, and to liaise with colleagues across Ontario Health and with contacts in the ministry.
Experience in effectively working collaboratively with the senior leadership team and staff to lead them through development, change and transition.
Demonstrated understanding of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development.
Demonstrated leadership in facilitation and negotiation with multiple stakeholders and service providers.
Proven ability to build, enhance and maintain strategic relationships with the community, local and provincial governments, health service providers and others.
Strong inter-personal skills and proven ability to build and maintain strategic relations with diverse health service providers.
Effective communication skills including: listening, writing, presenting, articulate conveyance of messages in an honest, open, transparent and straight-forward style.
Demonstrated experience in leading and managing staff and work teams.
French language abilities is a strong asset.
Employment Type: Temporary, Full-time 37.5 hours ( 12-14months)
Location: Ontario - East Region - Belleville (currently hybrid; subject to change)
All applicants must be a resident of Ontario to be considered for roles at Ontario Health.
Internal Application Deadline Date: Friday September 29th at 11:59pm EST.
Ontario Health encourages applications from candidates who are First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and urban Indigenous; Francophone; Black and racialized; members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities; trans and nonbinary; and disabled.
We encourage applicants with accessibility needs to notify us if they have any accommodation needs in the application and/or interview process.
Note: As part of the initial recruitment screening process, applicants must confirm that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If applicants are not fully vaccinated, they will be required to identify any accommodation needs pursuant to a protected ground under the Code. Applicants who identify an accommodation need will be required to provide supporting documentation with respect to their need for accommodation when requested by Ontario Health. If no such accommodation is identified, the applicant will not be eligible to proceed through the recruitment process.