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Project Manager (Senior Friendly & Quality) - Quality Patient Safety - Temporary Full Time (221844)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 6/1/2022 4:56:06 PM

We currently have a Temporary Full-Time (approx. from July 2022- Jan 2022) opportunity for a Project Manager, Senior Friendly & Quality in the Quality and Patient Safety department at our Sunnybrook campuses.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days, 8hrs

Summary of Duties

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’ Department of Quality & Patient Safety is seeking a dynamic individual to manage core quality and interprofessional practice improvement projects. Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading initiatives under the Senior Friendly Strategy and supporting other quality and professional practice improvement goals in the partnership with Interprofessional Practice. This temporary full-time opportunity (July 2022-January 2022) will report to the Director of Quality & Patient Safety, with additional oversight from the Director of Interprofessional Practice, and will work very closely with the Senior Friendly Strategy team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to develop, implement and maintain the Senior Friendly Strategy priorities for the organization
  • Manage key projects and/or working groups related to high priority/strategic Interprofessional Practice quality improvement initiatives
  • Provides hands-on support and coordination to the other quality & safety initiatives as required
  • Provide staff education through coaching and interprofessional educational forums
  • Coordinate all elements of core projects, including the development and execution of project plans, evaluations and timelines.
  • Apply Quality Improvement methods and Change Management principles lead teams through the change process
  • Execute all key project management tasks including: identifying and resolving issues/conflicts, managing project dependencies, tracking milestones and deliverable, developing status reports and effectively manage changes in scope to mitigate risks.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis, including clinical and operational leaders, frontline staff, middle and senior leaders, and steering committee members.
  • Develop effective communications plans and related documentation for units, project teams and Steering Committees.
  • Chair project-related committees and working groups, as required
  • Make presentations at local, provincial, national and international meetings


  • Health-related degree required (Master’s degree an asset, clinical background preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading healthcare or hospital-based projects or quality improvement initiatives
  • Acute Care Hospital clinical experience preferred (geriatrics or senior care an asset)
  • Quality Improvement, Patient Safety and/or Project Management certification an asset
  • Demonstrated success in establishing, leading and maintaining positive change through quality improvement initiatives
  • Self-directed, with well-developed collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to set achievable goals and implement strategies for their achievement
  • Ability to understand the strategic environment as well as operational limitations and opportunities
  • Superior organizational skills, including attention to detail, prioritization and multi-tasking
  • Demonstrated team leadership, interpersonal & conflict resolution skills
  • Strong written and oral communication, teaching and presentation skills
  • Technically competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project)
  • Experience preparing manuscripts for peer-review an asset

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 221844 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for the Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.