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Reference Number: 000001700
Posted Date: 7/19/2022
Closing Date: 8/12/2022

Department: LTRI, Hennick-Bridgepoint Hospital location
Position: Project Manager I

POSITION TITLE  Project Manager I
DEPARTMENT  LTRI, Hennick-Bridgepoint Hospital location
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Temporary Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week 
EMPLOYEE GROUP  Non-Union
REPORTS TO  Principal Investigator 

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Sinai Health, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research.  With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators.  Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital and Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health.  Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research. 

Sinai Health is one of Canada’s pre-eminent patient care, research and academic health science centres and is one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers with a well-earned reputation for excellence.   

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

Within the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, the Collaboratory for Research and Innovation has a focus on health services research and is addressing questions and issues related to the intersection of multimorbidity, social determinants and health system factors.  The Collaboratory is located on the Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital campus.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Collaboratory for Research and Innovation is seeking an experienced, creative, energetic individual with a track record of success to serve as a Project Manager to administer a research and innovation project around the opioid crisis. The Project Manager will manage the development of novel educational programs and clinical tools focused on improving primary care for people with opioid use disorder. This will involve coordinating activities of curriculum developers, policy-makers, designers and thought-leaders at local, provincial and national levels. The Project Manager will work directly with Project Leads and Principal Investigators.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement and direct research programs in collaboration with project and scientific staff  
  • Direct supervision of assigned research staff, volunteers, and vendors
  • Interpret, implement, and ensures compliance with policies, operating plans, and processes.
  • Manage and participate in protocol development
  • Supervise the implementation of the protocol
  • Prepare and oversee regulatory submissions
  • Interact with staff at other institutions to ensure successful conduct of the programs
  • Monitor timelines and adherence to approved goals of program components
  • Prepare budgets and maintain financial records
  • Prepare quarterly and annual program and financial reports
  • Participate in program evaluation
  • Liaise with educators, scientists, policy-makers, etc.
  • Organize meetings, maintain minutes
  • Other activities at the discretion of the Project Leads

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Master’s Degree in Health Care, Business Administration, Health Policy/Health Services or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2-3 years project management and/or research experience
  • Excellent communication skills. Written work should demonstrate critical thinking, clear analysis and resulting recommendations
  • Experience with the preparation and oversight of regulatory submissions
  • Experienced in developing operating budgets with the ability to manage projects to approved budgets
  • Project management skills, particularly project coordination, program planning, proposal and report development
  • Project Management Professional designation an asset
  • Well-organized with the ability to handle several projects simultaneously, prioritize competing workload demands and manage deadlines

 

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. All employees and affiliates will follow safe work practices and comply with health and safety policies, procedures, and training. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our people and patients, Sinai Health has made it a priority to support everyone in getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with this, our Staff Immunization & Surveillance Policy was recently updated to include the requirement for full vaccination – currently defined as receiving two doses and serving a 14-day waiting period following the second dose – in order to be able to work at Sinai Health. To be compliant with our updated Policy, you must provide proof of dual COVID-19 vaccination, as indicated on the Prospective Immunization and Surveillance Policy Information Sheet, in order to be eligible for employment at Sinai Health. If you believe you are one of the very few people who may require an exemption from vaccination, supporting medical information must be submitted to our Occupational Health department, who will review and assess.

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.

 

Posting open until August 12, 2022. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contact Name: Online
Contact Email: Online
Contact Phone: Online
Contact Fax: Online

 

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