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Job Title:
Business Analyst- FT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Communications and Marketing
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Job Description
About Osler: William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Canada's largest community hospitals, serving a population of over 1.3 million people in one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse regions in the country, encompassing Brampton, North East Etobicoke, Malton, and Caledon. Our emergency departments are among the busiest in Ontario, treating 500 patients every day.
Comprised of Brampton Civic, Etobicoke General and Peel Memorial (slated to open in 2015-16), Osler is among an elite group of hospitals to be accredited immediately upon on-site review with Exemplary Standing, Accreditation Canada's highest possible designation. This speaks to the dedication and extraordinary talents of 6,800 employees, physicians and volunteers who contribute to Osler's outstanding record for patient safety and some of the lowest infection rates in the province.
POSITION: NON UNION: Business Analyst- One Full Time (1.0 FTE)
DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS: Strategy Development Office, Corporate
HOURS: Days, Monday to Friday
The Corporate Strategy Development Office (SDO), reporting to the VP Public Affairs and Corporate Strategy, helps to shape and communicate Osler's corporate strategies to ensure alignment across the organization. The SDO played a key role in facilitating the creation of Osler's new Strategic Plan, which was publicly launched in June 2013.
The SDO is currently recruiting Business Analysts to primarily support the implementation of the exciting new provincial Health Links initiative.
The five Health Links of the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) are taking a collaborative approach to implementation, with the creation of a Secretariat to enable a coordinated approach across the LHIN. Housed at Osler, the Secretariat will support all five Health Links Leads through the first year of implementation. The Secretariat is accountable to the Central West LHIN Health Links Steering Committee, chaired by the CEO of the Central West LHIN ( The Steering Committee is comprised of local health, community and social support service providers, including the Health Link lead agencies: Central West Community Care Access Centre (, Headwaters Healthcare Centre (, and Osler (
o Contribute to the development and execution of new strategies, approaches and plans supporting Health Links implementation and other corporate strategic initiatives
o Support specific aspects of projects and ensure the completion of project tasks
o Coordinate project activities, liaising with individuals within Osler and across multiple organizations
o Identify and anticipate the needs of stakeholders, building relationships with partners (e.g., Health Link Leads, lead agencies and collaborating organizations)
o Participate in team meetings, brainstorming sessions and meetings with various internal and external stakeholders (Health Link Leads, clinicians, managers, directors, decision support staff, etc.)
o Conduct secondary research and link with external partners and experts to obtain information and tools to support project activities
o Participate in the creation and delivery of innovative presentations, briefing notes and planning documents to support project activities
o Engage with members of local Decision Support teams to obtain and analyze activity and performance data/information to inform strategic decision making
o Identify risks and issues, generating and implementing solutions for mitigation

o Undergraduate degree in business, policy or a health-related field
o Minimum two years experience in a healthcare environment
o Experience with project management, and demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks and keep stakeholders effectively involved in the process, to meet milestones and deadlines
o Demonstrated customer service orientation with exceptional relationship building abilities
o Understanding of Ontario health system structures and major organizations at provincial, regional and local levels and knowledge of health policy concepts and theory
o Secondary research skills (using academic and grey literature sources)
o Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
o Strong writing skills for both executive and public audiences
o Ability to analyze and interpret healthcare performance data/information
o Excellent time management and work prioritization skills
o Ability to work productively and proactively, both autonomously and as a team member
o Proficient in a variety of software applications including Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel

Travel Requirements: Occasional local travel required across the Central West LHIN
Reports to: Lead, Health Links Secretariat
INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
POSTED: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. At Osler, we are proud of the several awards that we have received and the recognition programs that we have in place. Please visit our website,, to view our accomplishments or please email your resume to