Apply By: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 11:59 pm EST
Competition Status: Application Screening

Approximately 305 individuals applied for this opportunity.

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Ministry of Health
Laboratories and Diagnostics Branch
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
4A008 - ProgPlanEval04
$65,174.00 - $91,119.00 Per Year (up to 12 months)
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Do you possess strong issues management, relationship management and analytical skills? The Ministry of Health, Laboratories and Diagnostics Branch requires a professional with this skill-set to work in this integral unit.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role you will:

• Conduct program research and analysis
• Monitor and assess the effectiveness of programs, policy, agreements and services
• Review and evaluate applications and submissions
• Assist in or provide issue coordination services and products to manage and resolve program issues.
• Conduct ongoing monitoring and review of programs to ensure performance and enforce accountability, and maintain effective relations with external stake holders.
• Participate in the development and implementation of operational policies

How do I qualify?

Policy Planning /Program Analysis /Analytical Skills/Problem Solving Skills:

• Proven judgment and program planning skills to research and analyze program information to assist in the development of payment program policies, procedures, guidelines, and operational requirements.
• Demonstrated analytical and evaluative skills to assess compliance and accountability
• Demonstrated analytical, research and problem solving skills to identify, analyze and recommend solutions to complex or contentious program issues

Communication Skills:

• Demonstrated written communication skills in order to develop and/or contribute to reports, communications, funding agreements, policy manuals, briefing material and correspondence.
• Verbal communication and consulting skills to provide information and advice related to provider payment programs.

Interpersonal & Relationship Manangement Skills:

• Proven interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective relations with internal and external stakeholders.
• Demonstrated ability to respond to clients, providers and other external inquiries to provide information related to program policies and procedures.
• Demonstrated ability to manage and defuse contentious issues and inquiries.


• Knowledge of or the ability to learn about the health care system, Ministry health care programs and health provider payment programs, including fee for service and contractual payment programs and related funding mechanisms.
• Ability to interpret Ministry policies/procedures and applicable legislation/regulations (e.g. Health Insurance Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Canada Health Act, Immigration and Refugee Protection Act)
• Knowledge of performance measures and financial modeling and research and data analysis methods to support the development and coordination of policies, guidelines and procedures.
• Knowledge of program analysis and evaluation techniques to assess the effectiveness of new/changed policies and programs

Computer Skills:

• Working knowledge of a variety of computer software such as MSOffice (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook) and Internet search.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 438 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Policy and Analysis
Posted on:
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
  • T-HL-168339/21

    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 9, 2021 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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