Project Manager, Enhanced Intensive Home and Community Care
Nucleus is an innovative and learning organization, focused on providing exceptional, culturally-sensitive care to residents in the Mississauga Halton community to enable frail seniors and adults with physical disabilities to live their best life independently, at home. Our highly committed staff embody our IC2ARE values of Innovation, Compassion, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence in the delivery of personalized care, where every person’s experience is exceptional, every time. We are committed to creating a safe environment where you feel heard, valued for the work you do, able to grow and learn, and make a difference to every person you touch.
The Enhanced Intensive Home and Community Care (EIHCC) project manager is the point person for the initiative, responsible for overseeing the coordination, implementation and ongoing monitoring of all project activities, while ensuring alignment with the strategy, commitments and goals of the lead organization and its partners. Supporting the coordination of multiple stakeholders including service delivery organizations, funder and third-party evaluators, the project manager will promote effective collaboration across all partners in pursuit of shared goals. The successful candidate will be proactive, intuitive, analytical, detail-oriented, and creative, have exceptional people skills, and be able to solve problems to keep projects on track.
The “Enhanced Intensive Home and Community Care” initiative is a multi-service short-term transitional care model designed to provide wrap around care to support eligible seniors with complex care needs thrive in the community. The initiative relies on a high level of collaboration between system partners to deliver timely, effective, patient centered quality care. Services include: Personal Support, Professional Services, In home ADS, Community Paramedicine, Meals on Wheels, Behavioural Supports.
The Project Manager will report to the Director, Innovation, Strategy and Performance of Nucleus Independent Living.
- Investigate opportunities and make recommendations to effectively support project initiatives that demonstrates and is not limited to:
- Data collection, analysis including the development of data collection guidelines when required with the goal to quantify the outcomes that can be used to demonstrate the benefits of project initiatives or projects
- Foster effective teamwork and collaboration across all stakeholders
- Primary contact for contracted third-party evaluation
- Creating long and short- term plans including setting targets for project milestones and adhering to deadlines
- Demonstrating effective decision making when faced with multiple choices for how to proceed with a project
- Identifying and managing project risk
- Delegating project tasks to those identified to complete them
- Communicating with the Director/others as required to ensure project is/remains aligned with goals
- Acting as a liaison to project team to keep them on track including motivating them to complete deliverables on time
- Adjusting schedules and targets in collaboration with the stakeholders as needed
- Performing quality control on the project throughout its implementation to ensure the standards expected will be met
- Leveraging technology and system/process innovation to optimize performance
- Ensure the maintenance of an effective documentation system that ensures records of activities, decisions, progress reports.
- Consolidate, summarize and report on program data received from participating organizations
- Follow project management methodologies, for planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
- Support specific business objectives through implementation planning and design
- Develop business cases for a future investment when requested, to increase capacity and define operational requirements that are needed to support optimal health system outcomes
- Communicate on the progress of all assigned project work to the Director (or delegate), and other stakeholders as required.
- Organize meetings and prepare relevant presentations and materials as required
- Prepare data and communication documents including templates, progress reports etc.
- Maintain awareness in the community’s industry, trends and changing practices
- Remain current with OHT initiatives and priorities.
- Other duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
- A Minimum of 3- 5 years experience in the field of project leadership/program development and evaluation;
- A Bachelor’s degree in a health field and a strong background in data analysis, writing and presentations is an asset;
- Knowledge of project management methodologies and frameworks for planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting
- Proven ability to build relationships by engaging stakeholders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.
- Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross – functional environment, and gain buy-in when/as necessary.
- Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
- Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
- Experience working both independently and, in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills
- Intermediate- advanced level computer skills (MS Office – Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio);
- Proven ability to ensure consistent attention to detail;
- Experience with quality improvement;
- Negotiation and problems solving skills;
- Have a respect for the beliefs and practices of different individuals and cultures
This is a full-time temporary position until March 31, 2020