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									                     THE NEW WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOSPITAL
                            Fully affiliated with University of Toronto

                     DECISION SUPPORT MANAGER – KC18.08
The Decision Support Manager reports directly to the Director of Finance at Women’s
College Hospital.

The essential functions of the position are as follows:

       Develops, manages and maintains productivity and service-level reports
       Works effectively with related department managers in the development and
        maintenance of reports related to Patient Care, Operations/Support Services,
        Finance/Accounting, and Information Systems
        Performs profit/loss analysis on all hospital services, outpatient clinics, physicians and
       Assists in the development of clinical indicators throughout the network.
       Provides support to the budget department during the annual budget development
       Enhance system of reporting of financial and clinical data
       Assume lead role in system implementation
       Develops business cases and proforma financials for new hospital services
       Analyzes reports as produced and provides Senior Management with written and
        verbal reports on pertinent variances/trends, providing recommendations for process
       Develops, maintains and manages hospital cost accounting system
       Meets with managers and directors to design and develop analytical reports that assist
        them with their strategic or operational decision making process
       Assists in determining appropriate productivity goals for new departments and updates
        goals as necessary for existing departments
       Identifies improvement opportunities through benchmarking of goals and/or staff with
        other institutions
       Identifies opportunities to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness including:
        faster, easier, more efficient ways to manipulate and report data
       Develops and manages operational improvement programs for clinical and support
       Designs database applications to assist related departments in developing solutions for
        improved productivity and financial accountability
       Maintains data integrity through the development and implementation of strategies for
        improving database and query performance
       Creates templates, filters, and reports to meet individual user needs
       Implements modeling techniques for trend analysis and performance analysis
       Develops other data collection tools, analyzes data, and provides input in the making of
        operational decisions as required
       Participates in the CQI efforts of Clinical Management

                                     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

   A combination of experience, education, and/or training which substantially demonstrates the
   following knowledge, skills and abilities:

   Knowledge of:

                 Database development and analysis
                 A strong understanding of MIS reporting
                 Microsoft Office products
                 Automated systems related to Health information and Financial/statistical
                  reporting hospital.
                 Principles of mathematical and statistical analysis, preparation and presentation
                 Research techniques, data compilation and analysis, and report writing
                 Principles and practices of public and/or business administration
Skill and Ability to:

                 Effectively deal with complex situations autonomously
                 Adapt to a varied routine of office work
                 Communicate effectively with all internal and external representatives
                 Remain organized, even when faced with stressful situations or handling multiple
                  projects simultaneously
                 Conduct comprehensive and in-depth research
                 Analyze and interpret a wide variety of complex data and information
                 Prepare and present clear and concise written and oral reports
                 Establish effective relationships with those contacted during the course of work
                 Manage analytical and administrative support services
                 Identify issues, options and projected outcomes and make recommendations
                 Interpret and apply codes, regulations, laws, policies, procedures and guidelines

Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration,
or other related field is highly desirable.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the Finance Department and/or Operations/Support Division
preferably in an acute care or ambulatory care hospital setting.

Date Posted: February 14, 2008

Please forward resumes via email to with the job title in the subject line.

We thank you for your interest, however, only selected applicants will be contacted. Please
allow three weeks for processing of application materials.


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