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Job Posting #: 20-02

Improvement Lead (Measurement Focus)

The mandate of the Health Quality Council is to measure and report on health care quality and to promote and support quality improvement throughout Saskatchewan’s health care system. HQC currently has an approved budget of $7.5 million and a staff complement of approximately 45 employees.

HQC is seeking a full-time Improvement Lead (Measurement Focus) to join our team. This is a full-time position, located in Saskatoon. HQC offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. This posting will remain open until 4 pm on September 28th, 2020.

The Improvement Lead at HQC contributes to the mission and vision of the organization by:

  • Establishing and maintaining key relationships and working collaboratively with health system partners and community-based partners to achieve shared priorities.
  • Building capacity, capability, motivation, and energy for change using quality improvement methods and measurement approaches.
  • Curating information, knowledge, and evidence through a systematic learning approach, to identify and inform improvement opportunities for priority work with stakeholders and provincial partners.

For this specific opportunity, HQC is looking to complement our team with someone who has the knowledge and experience to:

  • Lead and facilitate measurement design that supports planning, implementation, and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives such as health care performance at the point of care through higher levels of system organization.
  • Build capability with our partners in the use of data and performance improvement methods to inform decisions and policy by:
    • Proactively building and maintaining networks in support of continuous improvement. Fostering relationships and partnerships to advance health system improvement.
    • An understanding of existing health system data and structures within Saskatchewan and familiarity with health system data and structures within the Canadian context would be considered an asset.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a health-related discipline, education, engineering, social sciences, business or public health administration or statistics and demonstrated experience (at least 3 years) in a position leading performance measurement and quality improvement initiatives or projects. Or,
  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related discipline, education, engineering, social sciences, business or public health administration or statistics and demonstrated experience (at least 5 years) in a position leading performance measurement and quality improvement initiatives or projects.
  • Training in quality improvement science, tools and methods (ie. Lean Improvement Leaders Training or other) would be considered an asset.
  • Employees must also provide and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check.
Permanent
Saskatoon
37.5

Applicants must have a legal right to work in Canada. Employees must also provide and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check.

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@hqc.sk.ca quoting Job Posting # 20-02

This position wil remain open until: 09/28/2020

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