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Analyst, Diagnosis and Clinical Care

University Health Network

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted September 3, 2020.

Please note that while you may notice the UHN logo or a reference to UHN in this posting, UHN is only hosting this online application on behalf of The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (the Partnership). The successful candidate will be employed by the Partnership.

Position: Analyst, Diagnosis and Clinical Care (Level 5)
Location: Downtown Toronto, near Union Station
Status: Fixed-term contract up to 20 months

The Partnership’s Cancer Control Division implements programs and initiatives that deliver on the priorities of the 2019-2029 Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control. The division is comprised of program teams that specialize in all parts of the cancer continuum – prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, clinical care, survivorship and palliative care. The program teams work in partnership with provincial and territorial governments, cancer agencies, health organizations, health-care professionals, people living with cancer and those who care for them, to drive practice and policy changes that improve the cancer experience for all people in Canada. All program teams in the division place a special focus on populations in Canada who have less access to timely and effective cancer prevention, services and care, and the teams ensure that all initiatives take action to address the unique challenges faced by First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples affected by cancer.
The Analyst, Diagnosis & Clinical Care supports the Cancer Control Division in carrying out projects and initiatives to achieve organizational priorities. Reporting to the Manager, Diagnosis & Clinical Care, the incumbent supports and coordinates the delivery of of program/project objectives. As a highly organized professional with strong time management skills, this position delivers on the tasks of the job while contributing to the Partnership’s overall vision to reduce the burden of cancer on all Canadians.

Core responsibilities and activities
Program-specific accountabilities
• Supports the planning, execution, and reporting of program operations, including projects being implemented by partners in multiple jurisdictions
• Contributes to areas of work that address gaps in quality care, early and accurate cancer diagnosis and transitions in care. Supports research synthesis and provides content expertise to aid with the development of analytical reports, business cases and project plans
• Leads drafting of the development and implementation of knowledge products related to specific initiatives, in collaboration with others, including dissemination through webinars, publications and meetings
• Drafts detailed project plans for review by manager, including deliverables, activities and resources. Supports the Manager in liaising with internal cross-functional teams (e.g. Delivery Management Office, Partner and Vendor Services, Finance, Strategy and Delivery, Communications) to ensure successful results are met on time and within budget
General accountabilities
• Leads drafting of content and materials to support stakeholder engagement for internal and external meeting and events
• Contributes to the planning and execution of internal and external-facing meetings, including developing content, organizing logistics, note taking and summary preparation. Supports development of abstracts and peer-reviewed publications as required.
• Acts as the primary contact and source of substantive information regarding program content, tracks current evidence through jurisdictional scans and literature searches, and reports status and synthesis
• Supports development of an evaluation approach for funded projects, develops core indicators, and provides information to report on corporate level performance indicators
• Develops, builds and fosters relationships with stakeholders and vendors that support project implementation, evaluation, and reporting (e.g. provincial cancer programs and agencies, national associations and medical societies, professional accreditation bodies)
• Supports the Manager and contributes to the overall Diagnosis & Clinical Care portfolio and provides input and coverage in the absence of other team members, as required
• Provides support throughout the organization as required including other duties and ad hoc projects

The Partnership has core competencies which describe the behaviours we expect to be exhibited by staff. While the role overview and accountabilities describe what the successful incumbent will do, the competencies describe how we expect them to do it. The competencies are a key element to how the Partnership measures performance. There are five universal competencies which need to be exhibited by all staff.

Universal competencies
Inclusive – is a champion for equity
Agile – is constantly adapting to shifting needs and priorities
Collaborative – partners with others to make an impact
Outcomes-focused – keeps their eyes on the ultimate impact to drive change
Systems-thinking – connects the dots between their work and other internal and external systems/groups

Experience and Qualifications
• University Undergraduate Degree a in epidemiology, public health, or other relevant discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience, Master’s degree is an asset
• 3 to 5 years’ experience, preferably in the non-profit or healthcare sector. Education or experience with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis is an asset
• Proficient in Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive)
• Experience or knowledge of healthcare resources such as PubMed, Medline, and others
• Proficient in Project Management e.g. PMP designation would be an asset
• Bilingual in both English and French is an asset

September 15, 2020

If you are interested in applying to this position, please attach your CV and cover letter to the application.

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call 416-915-9222 or email us at