Provincial Health Care Manager

Provincial Health Care Manager

~ Leadership ~ Health care expertise ~ Innovation ~ An impactful social mandate ~

The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Operational Support Division, is seeking two experienced nurse managers to join the Corporate Health Care (CHC) team. This unique and challenging position offers an opportunity to showcase your extensive technical expertise, knowledge and skills in the administration and oversight of correctional health care services. This position will require travelling province-wide.

Who We Are
The Corporate Health Care and Wellness Branch (CHCWB) is responsible for the strategic planning, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programs that support the delivery of "whole of health" care services within correctional facilities across the province. The CHCWB oversees operations in areas such as Mental Health and Addictions, Equitable Health Care, Nutrition and Accessibility, and Occupational Health and Safety. The CHC unit ensures, through direct support and oversight, a standardized client-centred model of care that meets the diverse and unique needs of the incarcerated patients in Ontario provincial corrections.

The Keys to Leadership in the OPS
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Model defines what it means to be a leader by the following expected attributes and behavioural competencies:

•Character Driven to demonstrate authenticity, accountability and courage
•Forward Focused to embrace positive disruption, a future mindset and to develop each other, every day
•Difference Making to lead with a common purpose, be inclusive and drive people centered outcomes

What can I expect to do in this role?
As a Provincial Health Care Manager, you will:

• Use your expertise to provide strategic leadership and advice to senior executives on corporate strategies to support decision-making
• Lead and conduct health care service and program reviews to ensure compliance with legislation and professional standards
• Initiate and monitor continuous quality improvement
• Set ministry-wide direction for the delivery of health services
• Provide professional oversight to correctional institutions through a collaborative leadership and management model
• Ensure consistency with ministry and professional Standards of Practice
• Lead the development of health care initiatives and projects in a changing environment
• Establish and facilitates critical linkages across the organization to inform the development of operational policy and identification of clinical education issues

Location: Toronto

How do I qualify?
• You are currently registered as a Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario

Leadership and Change Management Skills
• You have demonstrated management and leadership skills to develop organizational capacity through positive and values-based leadership, inclusive and engaged teams, and partnerships
• You have demonstrated knowledge of relevant human resources principles to develop organizational capacity, set goals and performance standards
• You have the ability to coach and mentor staff to aide in professional development
• You have knowledge of change management principles and experience managing through complex change initiatives
• You are a proactive and innovative leader, motivating your team and colleagues across government to drive and embed a transformational agenda in a diverse sector

Specialized Knowledge
• You have sound clinical knowledge and experience in health care administration and evidence-based health care practices and programs to ensure effective delivery of health services at correctional facilities province-wide
• You have an understanding of the correctional environment and philosophies in order to develop and implement health care programs and practices in correctional facilities
• You can interpret and apply the Practice Standards and relevant legislation (e.g., Regulated Health Professions Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Health Care Consent Act, Mental Health Act, Health Protection and Promotion Act, etc.)

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• You can provide consultation and expertise to facility staff and managers
• You can prepare and present training programs
• You have strong writing skills to prepare complex and specialized reports, correspondence and decision-making material for senior executives
• You have demonstrated relationship management, consultation and conflict resolution skills

Strategic Thinking and Project Planning
• You can recommend strategies to address challenges and issues related to health care performance measures, and you can manage and mitigate risks
• You have good judgment and analytical skills to identify gaps in service standard, develop recommendations and remedial action plans, monitor and implement corrective measures
•You can develop strategic plans, manage assigned projects from start through completion, and provide leadership and direction to project staff

Salary Range: $79,720 - $115,869 per year

Additional Information:

  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 24 months, 25 Grosvenor St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Intelligence, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS


  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.


Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 139370, by Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.