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OHT Health Equity Project Coordinator

Humber River Regional Hospital

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 1, 2021.

Position Profile

 Build your career at the hospital that’s building for the future


Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. We’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team: people who share our passion to deliver excellent, patient-focused, expert care. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Full Time OHT Health Equity Project Coordinator to join our team within Integrated Health Systems & Partnerships at Humber River Hospital. 

Position Summary


It is an exciting time for healthcare in Ontario. North Western Toronto (NWT) OHT is working closely with health and social services providers across the region to incorporate an equity lens into quality and population health improvement projects with a focus on addressing institutional and systemic racism and making equity a strategic priority.


As an integral resource to the NWT OHT, you will provide leadership to address the root causes of systemic barriers and inequities through the planning, implementation, and evaluation process across the OHT and its’ committees. The Project Coordinator will collaborate on projects, prepare and disseminate information and engage with health organizations including the Institute for Health Improvement (IHI). Other tasks involve designing timelines, developing agreements and forms, and establishing methods to evaluate the team’s progress. The position will manage the day-to-day demands of scheduling and problem resolution as they arise in addition to pro-actively managing details of project timelines.


Please note, this position may be located at any NWT OHT partner site, and is dependant on MOH one-time implementation funding.


Hiring Salary Rage:  $43.63 – $46.355 per hour

Availability:   Monday – Friday; days, 8 hours.

Union: Non Union 





  • Develop project management related materials, including project plan, work breakdown structures, milestone maps, status reports, etc. specifically as related to the IHI project and be the liaison between IHI and the Health Equity Committee
  • Lead, organize and facilitate project-related meetings, develop project reports, presentations, statistics and other related documents, as required
  • Provide leadership, support, and guidance in overseeing health equity planning for OHT coordinating HE Committee work
  • Analyze and interpret complex health system information
  • Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships internally and with other community organizations
  • Regularly monitors and reports on goals, objectives, outputs, and outcomes and initiates quality improvement activities
  • Prepare briefing notes, presentations and other materials
  • Support the development of integrated care and partnership opportunities
  • Create and implement patient, physician and community planning and engagement strategies
  • Continuously evaluate and assess each project milestone closely to identify lessons learned and best practices for implementation in future phases
  • Ensure project deliverables are met on time, within budget and within scope
  • Develop and implement required project management tools to support OHT members
  • Manage interdependent planning work streams, timelines and deliverables
  • Manage and maintain stakeholder maps, lists and contacts
  • Other duties as assigned
  • During critical times of project implementation, may be required to work off-hours and/or non-business hours



  • Strong understanding and analysis of equity issues from an anti-racism, anti-oppression, resisting anti-Black racism lens. Application of this lens/approach to all aspects of the OHT.
  • Experience working with diverse, marginalized and/or vulnerable populations
  • Lived experience as a member of racialized and/or other marginalized community required Diverse lived experience required
  • Minimum 1-3 years healthcare or public sector experience required
  • Registration and membership as a regulated health professional preferred
  • PMP designation preferred
  • Thorough understanding of approaches to developing strong stakeholder buy-in
  • Thorough understanding of project management methodologies, practices and tools
  • Demonstrated clinical and stakeholder engagement expertise
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Ability to work effectively in both a team setting and independently
  • Superior interpersonal, communications skills and ability to successfully build relationships
  • Demonstrated effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyze and interpret healthcare and population data/information
  • Secondary research skills (using academic and grey literature sources)
  • Strong writing skills and ability to translate complex ideas and concepts for both executive and public audiences
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment; adaptable, flexible, positive and responsive to change
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Excellent time management and work prioritization skills
  • Bilingualism (English, French) is considered an asset

We thank all candidates that apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview


Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.