Job Posting Details
William Osler Health System (Osler) is a multi-site hospital system serving 1.3 million people in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse regions in Ontario.
With our new 2019-24 Corporate Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities as our roadmap, we are shifting traditional thinking and re-imagining health care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic disease and improve access to care.
At Osler, we are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in a fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers to learn, innovate and grow. We are proud to be recognized, year after year, as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.
Here you will work alongside a highly-committed and respected team that understands what it means to go beyond to meet the health care needs of our communities.
HOURS: Days, 8 hours, Monday-Friday (four days per week) (Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)
With guidance, support the implementation of Health Equity portfolio’s goals, objectives and deliverables. The focus will be on projects and initiatives that meet the diverse needs of, and equitable access to quality health care for, patients/families.
Reporting to the Team Lead, Health Equity, the candidate will:
Support the delivery of the Health Equity portfolio’s goals and objectives
Support the implementation of Health Equity’s initiatives and monitor impacts, e.g.
Work towards equitable access to quality and risk-free care for marginalized patient populations including:
Strengthen access to accurate communication for patients who are limited English proficient and/or require Sign Language
Tracking and analyzing interpretation usage and costs and measuring return on investment
Organizing learning opportunities/developing tools & resources to build staff capacity related to culturally competent care
Strengthen and monitor partnerships with community organizations/networks that can help meet the diverse needs of Osler’s high need/high risk patient populations for transition into the community
Improving data collection/analysis for evidence-based decision-making
Provide diversity/health equity consultation/subject matter expertise to front-line staff and committees/employee resource groups
Support health literacy/patient education/self-management initiatives
Support the role of Osler within the Ontario Health Team
Support the Team Lead and Director, Health Equity, in all projects/initiatives
College Diploma or University Degree in Health Management or related field
Minimum three years of experience in health equity and working with high needs/at-risk communities
Experience in the health sector, particularly inequities, disparities and barriers to health care
Formal training and experience in diversity and health equity
Formal training and experience in project management
Formal training and experience in data collection/analysis
Must be able to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
Excellent knowledge of:
Diversity/health equity/cultural competency principles, concepts and sensitivities
Analysis and interpretation of data related to health inequities and disparities
Communication - written and verbal
Preparing and delivering presentations
Computer skills including PowerPoint and Excel
Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at email@example.com.
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.