Women and Children Community of Practice Coordinator
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Job Number: J0218-0161
Job Title: Women and Children Community of Practice Coordinator
Department: Administration
Job Type: Temporary Part Time
Approximate End Date: March 1, 2019
Job Category: Administration / Clerical
Open Positions: 1
Date Posted: February 6, 2018
Closing Date: February 19, 2018

Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) is located in the City of Orillia - a beautiful community nestled along the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Orillia offers an environment where a health work/life balance is easy to achieve as exceptional urban amenities, natural resources, points of interest, and recreational opportunities abound.

People have always been OSMH’s greatest strength. Our committed team has helped our community for over a century. We offer an environment where each individual works interdependently towards common goals: we believe in Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Engagement. We are an organization where individuals’ contributions are valued and there are many opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

The Coordinator facilitates and supports quality care outcomes, safe patient care and transitions through supporting collaboration across community practice members and supporting the regional breastfeeding strategy working group. The incumbent achieves these expectations utilizing project management, data analyses and facilitation skills. Reporting to the Chair of the Community of Practice the Coordinator will enable the region to continuously improve system effectiveness. This role will be scheduled to work one (1) day a week.

This role will have the following key responsibilities:
• Provides operational support (not clerical support) to the BFI working group to assist in achieving goals and objectives.
• Collaborate with partners to develop standardized protocols and evidence-supported clinical practices.
• Collaborate with partners to support effective and efficient utilization of resources to achieve targeted outcomes.
• Collaborate with partners to develop project plans, proposals and work groups to support the agreed upon Community of Practice work plan.
• Support the working group in using the Health Equity Impact Assessment tool as needed.


• Baccalaureate degree in health related profession and/or extensive decisions
support/stats/research experience in health care
• Project Management training/experience or equivalent
• Understanding of obstetric/paediatric terminology and clinical best practices preferred.
• Knowledge of the NSM LHIN geography and the health and community services within it preferred.
• Understanding of the interrelationships and services provided for children and families by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Ministry of Children and Youth, Ministry of Community and Social Services and Public Health preferred.
• Decision Support experience would be an advantage.
• Ability to relate to clinicians
• Strong communications and public speaking skills.
• Strong writing skills with the ability to organize evidence and stakeholder feedback into plans, funding proposals, or briefing notes.
• Ability to be self-directed and the ability to respond quickly to tasks with short timelines required.
• Ability and flexibility to attend meetings with own reliable transportation.
• The successful candidate will have a proven commitment to professional development as well as to the Mission and Vision of the Hospital.

Our Employees Enjoy

• a professional practice environment
• a collaborative atmosphere with emphasis on teamwork
• wellness initiatives
• continuing education grants
• employee recognition and assistance programs
• a competitive salary and benefits package
• equal opportunities for growth and development

OSMH is a minimal fragrance workplace. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from using scented products should they have the occasion to interview with the hospital.

As a condition of employment new employees will be required to present an original vulnerable sector check within 90 days of commencing employment and must sign an Offense Declaration upon receipt of an offer of employment. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

OSMH 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 advise the Human Resources Department.