The Director, Improving Health Outcomes Together (IHOT) plays a key role in the Quality & Healthcare Improvement portfolio and reports to the Senior Program Director (SPD). The Director oversees a team of Project Managers, Practice Leads and a Senior Communications Consultant. This role is instrumental in assisting the SPD to support the organization’s strategic priorities through leadership, planning, goals and target setting, and provincial implementation for transforming health outcomes improvement related to the strategic and local level objectives including: Identifying opportunities for improving Clinical Appropriateness. Collaboration and strategic alignments to enhance Quality Literacy. Targeted population outcomes improvement (Quadruple Aim). Other priorities, which may be identified. This Director will provide strategic and operational leadership to organizational health outcomes improvement and the transformation priorities in the short, medium and long term. This position will collaborate closely with departments within Quality Health Improvement, Strategic Clinical Networks™, Analytics, Operational Leadership and Integrated Quality Management (Zone) to support innovative approaches to achieve improved outcomes. This is a provincial position.
As a member of the IHOT management team, the Director is accountable for contributing to the development of the management, implementation and adoption of practices for addressing health outcomes improvement (clinical appropriateness, quality literacy and targeted populations). Together with the SPD, the Director leads the implementation of the Right Care Alberta program. Right Care Alberta is the organizationally supported approach to improved patient care that includes clinical appropriateness best practices and stewardship of resources. Represent and inform health outcomes improvement and clinical appropriateness approaches both within and with external partners on behalf of AHS. Partner to inform and communicate cascading alignment of strategic health outcomes improvement and clinical appropriateness measures and activities. Mobilize resources needed to establish cross-functional teams to address Clinical Appropriateness and health outcomes at the organizational, zone, and local levels. Collaborate with various areas to deliver on priorities associated with the AHS Review. Working closely with AHS data analytics to analyze and visualize health care data and to support evidence based best practices related to clinical appropriateness and outcomes improvement.
Department: Improving Health Outcomes Toge
Primary Location: Seventh Street Plaza
Negotiable Location: Provincial
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 12-JUN-2020
Date Available: 06-JUL-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $40.32
Maximum Salary: $69.09
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Graduate degree in healthcare management, business administration or a related healthcare field required. A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a leadership role involving management of large and diverse range of functions, preferably in a healthcare setting. Leadership experience in a healthcare environment, including experience in a management role of clinical services or operations and/or processes and quality improvement areas. Experience in strategy, policy development, leadership, project and program management, process/quality improvement, and spread and scale approaches. Uses strategic thinking, taking into account long-term goals assessing options and implications. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Experience managing large projects and/or a portfolio of projects. Experience with innovative.