HIS Project Director - Project REACH - Temporary Full-time 2024-9299

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Date Posted: 6/14/2024

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2024-9299

Position Type: Temporary full-time


FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: 8 hrs

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Days

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is embarking on an exciting digital transformation with the adoption of a new health information system through Project REACH. The Clinical Informatics Team aims to enhance patient care, streamline workflows, and support clinicians.
We seek a dynamic individual to join the Project REACH (Renew, Expand & Advance Clinical Health Informatics) leadership team and play a key role in transforming our digital health infrastructure. Reporting to the Vice President of Digital Health and Chief Information Officer, the Project Director will lead the planning and implementation of an Enterprise Health Information System (HIS) and support organizational change.
The Project Director will oversee the complex, multisite HIS implementation and related projects, ensuring best practices and alignment with strategic initiatives are reflected in all stages of the project.
Summary of Duties:
The HIS Project Director will play a critical role in the success of a complex, multisite clinical and digital transformation initiative through the implementation of a Health Information System (HIS). This role requires providing strategic leadership, clinical informatics expertise, and meticulous project management to ensure the seamless integration of HIS across the organization.
Key Responsibilities:
• Utilize project management methodologies to drive standards and execute activities, ensuring deliverables align with strategic plans and initiatives.
• Determine project requirements, assess environments, and develop essential documents, including statements of work and project schedules.
• Undertake accountability for ensuring the team meets deliverables for each project phase, facilitating timely decision-making and completion with a focus on delivering business and clinical value and outcomes.
• Collaborate with the CIO, Director of Clinical Informatics, Director of IS & IT, and Project Managers to monitor milestones and critical paths, reporting on project status for strategic alignment and success.
• Foster an environment that encourages active participation in decision-making processes.
• Participate in the procurement of HIS information technology.
• Oversee and participate in the development and execution of training and conversion plans.
• Guide the REACH Transformation offices, including managers, workflow leads, analysts, and subject matter experts, ensuring project milestones are met and implementation activities are completed.
• Collaborate with leaders at Sunnybrook HSC to implement the HIS and transition to operations.
• University degree in specializing in business, project management or a health related field preferred. Master's degree (Health, MHSc, MBA) would be an asset.
• PMP designation is a requirement
• Minimum of 8-10 years of leading and successfully implementing clinical transformation projects in a large healthcare enterprise environment
• Prior experience leading a HIS implementation is strongly preferred
• Experience in a health care/public sector is required
• Experience in organizational transformation is required
• Proven ability to generate program based metrics and status reports
• Excellent leadership and project management skills and the ability to lead large complex teams
• Proven ability to lead, navigate and work within various governance committees
• Demonstrated ability to handle a large and diversified workload with often rapidly changing priorities and challenging deadlines
• Demonstrated stakeholder management and facilitation skills within multiple levels of an organization and with external stakeholders
• Strong presentation and facilitation experience with a diverse group of people at all levels of an organization
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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.