Quality Improvement Decision Support Specialist (.5 FTE) - Humber River FHT (Toronto)

Job Description Quality Improvement Decision Support Specialist (QIDSS) Post Date: Nov 2014 Position Summary Reporting to Executive Director and working closely with the Quality Improvement Committee, the Quality Improvement Decision Support Specialist (QIDSS) is responsible for supporting the Humber River Family Health Team (HRFHT) in their quality improvement planning, decision making and implementation activities. This includes reviewing data quality, supporting teams in the implementation of data quality initiatives, improving the flow and use of information, developing queries and analytical products to support boards and leaders in their quality improvement goals and teams engaged in clinical process change. The QIDSS will extract health information from electronic medical records (EMRs) systems running in partner sites to facilitate quality improvement. The incumbent is also being expected to participate in broader data harmonization initiatives and champion the use of data and performance analytics within and across Ontario’s family health teams. Roles and Responsibilities
  • Supports quality improvement decision support capacity building
  • Improves data integrity and comparability
  • Improves data access and use
  • Develops effective working relationships and manages work independently
The above responsibilities are not to be considered all - inclusive; the QIDS Specialist may be assigned other related duties in consultation with the provincial QIDS Committee. For further information including required education and knowledge, please click here. Reporting Relationship The Quality Improvement Committee will provide this position reports to the Executive Director of HRFHT, and Strategic direction for the work of the QIDS Specialist. Job Specification Closing: Dec 10, 2014, send resume to humberriverfht@gmail.com Location(s) This home base for the position will be at Humber River FHT, Finch site, but will relocate to another location in Spring 2015.  The incumbent will be expected to attend other sites regularly. Hours of Work Flexible Status Part Time (.5 FTE)