Health System Accountability & Contract Specialist

Job Description:

12 months contract

Reporting to the Manager, Accountability Agreements and Contract Management, the Health System Accountability and Contract Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and managing accountability agreements and contracts, and for providing responsive client/provider relations. This role will deliver on its mandate by creating transparent processes that are supported by sound data analysis and collaborative decision making reflecting the principles of fairness, integrity and accountability. The Health System Accountability and Contract Specialist will be engaged in the implementation, and evaluation of performance and contract management initiatives in collaboration with Health System Planning Integration & Strategy.


  • Master s degree in health administration, health planning, business administration or relevant field, preferred
  • Five to seven years progressive experience in a similar role.
  • Previous supervisory experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario health system and of the Central West LHIN within the context of the larger health system
  • Good knowledge of concepts, leading practices and procedures for contract administration management, monitoring and compliance
  • Experience in developing contracts and other binding agreements (e. g. MOU s)
  • Good knowledge of related budgeting, financial, and monitoring processes (e. g., billing, invoicing, planning, performance reporting, etc.)
  • Knowledge of issues and difficulties which can arise in service agency contract administration
  • Demonstrated planning and organizing skills to manage a variety of contracts and processes simultaneously
  • Strong communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills as well as evidence of ability to promote and maintain interpersonal relationships and strategic partnerships
  • Strong skills in community stakeholder engagement and effective collaboration with internal and external partners
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Evidence of experience in the successful development, implementation and monitoring of operational, performance / accountability and quality improvement initiatives
  • Solid knowledge of performance metrics, quality improvement, data and financial analysis and reporting
  • Evidence of experience and success with data and statistical analysis, statistical quality control methods, research design, and estimation and modeling methods
  • Experience utilizing statistical, data management, extraction and reporting tools and software
  • Understanding of population health status and health service datasets and information sources e. g. Provincial Health Planning Database, CIHI, ICES

Who We Are:

A mosaic of geographic and cultural diversity and home to over 922,000 local residents, the Central West LHIN plans, integrates, funds and monitors the local health care system for the regions of Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and West Woodbridge. Through the recently passed Patients First Act, LHINs are also now responsible for the delivery of home and community care services and primary care planning, resulting in a better experience for both patients and those who care for them.

Employees at the Central West LHIN enjoy a competitive compensation package, which includes a comprehensive benefit plan. We are committed to creating a work environment that fosters continuous learning at all levels of our organization, including ongoing internal learning opportunities, formal training events and conferences.

How to Apply:

If you are career minded and an ambitious person seeking a chance to be part of a team that s truly making a difference in the lives of others, please apply on-line at http://lhinjobs. ca/.

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment process.

We are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act and, therefore, encourage applications from bilingual candidates. Posting available in French upon request.

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