• Position: Analyst
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  • Organization: Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
  • Website: www.rcdso.org
  • Location: Toronto
  • Term: Permanent; full-time
  • Posting Date:
    March 13, 2021
  • Deadline to Apply: March 26, 2021
  • Compensation:

    All regulated health professionals in the province of Ontario are governed by a regulatory college. Each health regulatory College is responsible for:

    • Protecting the public’s right to safe, quality health care services
    • Setting the education and other qualifications necessary to become a licensed professional
    • Developing professional and ethical standards and guidelines
    • Holding registered health professionals accountable for their conduct and practice through a complaints and investigation processes.

    The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) is one of 27 health regulatory colleges in the province with the responsibility and the legal authority to protect the rights of patients.

    To learn about professional licensing and regulatory bodies and their consumer protection mandate, visit the Canadian Regulatory Guide.

    The role

    Bring your excellent research and analytical skills to our team as the Analyst in the Office of the Registrar (OTR) department. You will report to the Assistant Registrar.

    The OTR department ensures that the College meets its mandate of patient protection and putting patients first in all the work that we do. They set the College’s strategic priorities, and oversee our regulatory functions and compliance, as well as operations. OTR maintains various stakeholder relationships, including working with the College’s Council and committees and government relations.

    You will provide multi-faceted support to the OTR department and to the College as a whole. This includes focusing your expertise on strategic and cross-divisional projects, corporate objectives and managing the development and review processes for assigned College standards, policies and business rules from inception to completion.

    You are a disciplined and focused professional who has in-depth experience researching and analyzing highly-visible, scrutinized issues and supporting senior staff. You are diligent and detail-oriented with superior written and oral communication skills.

    This role will work both remotely and in office on occasion, as required once it is safe to do so in accordance with public health guidance.

    What can I expect to do in this role?

    You will:

    • Assist in the development of College resources for patients, the public and the profession, both within the creation of new documents, and the review of existing documents
    • Manage working groups, as required for the development or review of guidance materials
    • Collaborate with the department’s Senior Analyst to:
      • support the Registrar and Assistant Registrar in developing materials for the College’s governing Council and Executive Committee
      • support the College in the development of internal policies and/or business rules, as required
      • manage requests from external stakeholders for College feedback
    • Assist with strategic, cross-divisional projects at the College including materials preparation, research and project management
    • Conduct environmental scans to assist the College in identifying key issues, developments, and disruptors that have relevance for the public and/or the practice of dentistry
    • Partner with Communications in facilitating increased engagement with patients, the public, the profession and other stakeholders in College initiatives
    • Develop and manage external consultations with professional, public and organizational stakeholders
    • Support staff working groups who address and work on standards or strategic initiatives
    What skills and background do I need?

    The Analyst requires:

    • Advanced degree in a relevant field; examples include health policy, health administration or law
    • Minimum two years’ experience within a health policy role
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills
    • Detailed understanding of the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) and other relevant legislation
    • Proficient oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability in project management
    • Proven ability to work independently on complex projects
    • Ability to lead cross divisional and external initiatives
    • High emotional intelligence and collaborative working style
    • Experience working effectively in a team environment to achieve organizational goals
    • Proficient Microsoft Office skills, particularly presentation preparation
    • Accessible outside of normal working hours
    How do I apply?

    Submit a cover letter, telling us why you are interested in this position and how your skills meet our needs. Your letter and a resume must be emailed to careers@rcdso.org by March 26, at 5 pm