Improving the quality of Ontario’s health care system is a critical goal at HQO. If you are committed to improving overall health system performance, this position offers an ideal opportunity to support this transformational mandate. HQO is the provincial advisor on quality, a catalyst for quality improvement, an independent source of information on health evidence and a trusted resource for monitoring the performance of the Province's publicly funded health system.

In this key leadership role, the Vice President, Health System Performance (VP) will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive strategy to improve performance monitoring and public reporting in Ontario. Reporting directly to the President and CEO and in collaboration with the senior management team, the VP will drive the creation of web portals and other channels that provide the public and provider organizations with information on their overall performance. The VP will maintain the highest standards for scientific rigour and accountability in measuring performance and continually identify benchmarks for excellence in quality. This key senior management role is instrumental in advancing the organization’s goal to improve the quality of health care in Ontario.

Key leadership initiatives for the new VP will be to:

  • Design a comprehensive strategy and framework to enhance public reporting and support health service providers with the data required for their quality improvement journey.
  • Ensure delivery excellence and quality control on content across all reported vehicles.
  • Continue to develop a framework to collect and report on various quality improvement indicators within each sector and across the continuum of care.


The successful candidate will have at least ten years of progressive experience in the health care sector in addition to a PhD in health sciences research or equivalent. This is a key leadership role focused on the foundational elements of systemic health care improvement – accurate monitoring, measurement and public reporting. The successful candidate will have a strong grasp of statistical methods and a deep understanding of evidence-based research and analysis. Clinical experience would be an asset. Consideration will be given to physicians and other clinicians who have the requisite breadth of skills and knowledge.

To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume or query, quoting the appropriate position title, to Judy Mandelman at

Health Quality Ontario is an organization committed to ensuring accessible services and communications to individuals with disabilities. Request for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process.

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Health Quality Ontario

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Toronto, Ontario


Health System Performance

Positions For

Vice President, Health System Performance

Date Posted

Friday May 16, 2014