Invites applicants for 1 Full-Time Program Manager
Are you a dynamic, results oriented individual looking to join an organization committed to service delivery excellence? Then we would like to hear from you. As an employee at the health unit you will be treated fairly and with dignity and respect. The health unit provides a positive work environment where you are engaged, can freely exchange ideas, communicate openly, be innovative and are encouraged to practice work-life balance.
Our non-temporary, full- and part-time employees enjoy:
At the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, we are champions of health for all. Our staff works with individuals and families, agencies and communities in Simcoe Muskoka to promote and protect health, and to prevent disease and injury.
The health unit is governed by the Board of Health and is funded municipally and provincially. Guided by our strategic plan and our core values, we work with you toward achieving an important vision – to see the people who live, work and play in Simcoe Muskoka leading healthy, fulfilling and productive lives.
Public health activities are also guided by the Ontario Public Health Standards.
Overview of the Position:
The Program Manager is an integral member of the health unit management team and Oral Health Program, providing vision and leadership, and fostering development of knowledge, skills, attitudes and innovations which support excellence in the delivery of public health programs. The Program Manager provides leadership in directing and participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs, and actively contributes to the achievement of Agency goals.
Programs included in the portfolio of this Program Manager position are the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program and the Ontario Seniors Dental Program. Responsibilities include: management of program staff (including receptionists, dental assistants, registered dental hygienists and dentists); management of program resources including budget input/monitoring/reporting; management of assigned program areas including annual operational plan, annual service plan, program standards; and ongoing staff development and program improvement; leading the preparation of Oral Health related briefing notes, media releases, PSAs and other public communications as required.
This position acts as a representative of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit at the local, regional, provincial and national level.
Program Manager Responsibilities:
Oversee and manage program staff and program resources, to meet ongoing and changing needs of the Department and Agency;
Manage Program Area, including annual Operational Plan, Program standards/development/monitoring/reporting;
Ensure staff meet professional standards, including staff coaching & development, and encourage and initiate Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in services/processes, including timely implementation and dealing with multiple issues as they arise;
Contribute to overall agency management, promotion and development;
Contribute to team and agency effectiveness.
Program Manager Specific knowledge, skills, abilities:
Program Manager Minimum Education Requirements:
Baccalaureate Degree (4 year) with preparation in public health, or equivalent as determined by the Department Vice President AND professional designation as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Must be in good standing with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario, with self-initiation status.
Program Manager Related Experience:
Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications which are considered assets in this competition:
Deadline for applications: 4:00 p.m., February 14, 2020
Visit our website at www.simcoemuskoka.org for the email address to send in your resume and cover letter and to view the full position description.
Include Posting #20-11 in the subject line.
Due to the large volume of applications we receive, and to ensure your application is given due consideration, we kindly request all applications for this position include both an up-to-date resume, and a detailed cover letter including specific examples of how you meet the required qualifications and skills for this position. The cover letter is to clearly identify:
Applicants who fail to satisfactorily provide the information requested above in their cover letter will be deemed to not meet the minimum job requirements listed in this job posting. Accordingly, their application will not be considered in this competition.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60.38 to $67.69 /hour