Senior Legal and Policy Advisor

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Toronto, ON 


Health Care, Legal, Other


$92,114 - $107,466 Yearly

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Job Description:

Senior Legal and Policy Advisor
Policy and Public Affairs Division
12-month Contract (Secondment Opportunities will be considered)
Target hiring range $92,114 - $107,466
Position Profile:
The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is committed to achieving a high-performing health system and focused on supporting our members and partners in many ways, particularly in the areas of quality, integration, and value. The Senior Legal and Policy Advisor collaborates with OHA staff, member hospitals, the Ministry of Health, Ontario Health and other health care stakeholders in supporting the OHA’s thought leadership initiatives. You have extensive experience in providing research, legal and policy analysis support on a variety of legal, regulatory and professional issues impacting hospitals. 
You thrive in a fast-paced environment, can effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously and you have a strong sense of accountability for your work and the service that you and your team provide to OHA members, your colleagues and the organization.
The Position:
Reporting to the Director, Legal, Policy and Professional Issues, the Senior Legal and Policy Advisor will provide legal and policy advice, project management and committee leadership to various OHA initiatives, working with multidisciplinary stakeholder groups at senior executive levels. You will:
  • Conduct policy-based research and jurisdictional scans
  • Prepare briefing notes and policy options papers, and legal research to support senior management decisions
  • Lead legal analysis to assist OHA members with ongoing and emerging sector issues
  • Support the development of resources and educational materials to assist member hospitals with legislative, legal and professional issues, including emerging case law, regulatory and legislative changes
  • Prepare advocacy materials, including policy positions and submissions, to relevant system stakeholders
  • Provide expertise and support to relevant committees, sub-committees and working groups
  • Consult with OHA membership and liaise with government and health care stakeholders
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director, Legal, Policy and Professional Issues 
The Candidate:
You have an understanding of legislative and regulatory processes; knowledge of current legal and policy issues affecting the health care sector, including but not limited to privacy, regulatory oversight, risk management and physician privileging and credentialing; well-developed research and analytical abilities; excellent interpersonal, facilitation and written and verbal communication skills; and superior organizational and project management skills.
A degree in law is required. At least two+ years of hospital, healthcare, or other relevant public sector experience will be considered an asset.
You are a highly motivated self-starter, dedicated team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and can build successful working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. 
The ideal candidate is dynamic, positive, collaborative, persuasive, resilient, driven and results-oriented and displays the values of Humility, Discovery, and Passion.
To Apply:

The OHA is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community. We welcome applications from Black individuals and Persons of Colour, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community. OHA is committed to fair assessment of a candidate’s abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths. Potential applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter by March 4, 2021. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.
Company Info
Ontario Hospital Association 2800-200 Front Street West
Toronto, ON, Canada

Phone: 416-205-1300
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