HNHB Local Health Integration Network

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Full Time Director, Sub-Region Planning & Integration

Full Time Director, Sub-Region Planning & Integration

Competition Number 
Position Group 
Non Union
Closing Date 
Length of Term 
n/a - PERM
Hours of Work 
Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Position Summary

The Director, Sub-Region Planning and Integration provides leadership for the planning, integration, performance management at the sub-region level.

Core Duties - Responsibilities

  • Leads health system planning, integration, coordination, service innovation and quality improvement across health care service providers and leads the planning and implementation of major initiatives, specifically for a sub-region.
  • Maintains an awareness of current issues in the health care system related to the Integrated Health Service Plan strategic priorities and key result areas with a particular emphasis on sub-region issues related to the implementation of change initiatives.
  • Analyzes sub-regional health care system to identify gaps and opportunities, initiating action to address provincial strategic priorities.
  • Responsible for overseeing the negotiation and allocation of volumes for Quality Based Procedures and Wait Times for the sub-region.
  • Monitors the Quality Based Procedures and Wait Time allocations for the sub-region and associated performance indicators to support in-year reallocations and the identification of areas for performance improvement.
  • Coordinates and aligns with sub-regional Clinical and Home and Community Care Leads, providing leadership and direction for central resources supporting sub-regional activities.
  • Coordinates cross-functional teams of staff in the other branches and divisions in order to comprise a virtual team to support sub-regional functions.

Patient Safety

  • Promotes patient safety in alignment with the Vision, Mission, Values and Strategic Directions of the LHIN
  • Works within the basic principles of patient safety by doing the right thing for the right patient, using the right method at the right time
  • Adheres to the LHIN’s patient safety policies and procedures




  • Post-secondary/Master’s degree in health administration, public administration or related field.



  • 5-10 years  of professional experience (or equivalent) in one or more of the following areas: health care planning, system planning, health care service delivery, health research, epidemiology, population health.
  • Experience in a health provider setting or service planning entity.

Skills & Abilities

LEADS Health Leadership Competencies

  • Lead Self
  • Engage Others
  • Achieve Results
  • Develop Coalitions
  • Systems Transformation

Job Specific Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Relationship Management
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • System Design
  • Health Care Planning
  • Program Development


  • Knowledge of Ontario health sector and workforce trends within this sector.
  • In-depth development knowledge of local health issues, priorities and needs while recognizing the broader trends in health care policy and system development.
  • Knowledge of the needs of Aboriginal peoples (urban and community) and Francophone communities.
  • Expert knowledge of planning models and approaches.