We employ professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds including health sciences, evaluation and research, knowledge mobilization, communications and administration.

As an organization whose mission is to drive high-quality child and youth mental health and addictions services in Ontario, we attract people who are passionate about what they do. We work hard and we care a lot about measuring the quality and impact of our work. Collaboration and continuous quality improvement are integral elements of our work culture.

What does the Knowledge Institute offer employees?

As a provincial program and department of CHEO, we offer competitive compensation and benefit packages. A core benefit of this is being part of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) — one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans — and CHEO's generous pension contributions.

We are a learning organization, keen on professional development. We have also cultivated a positive, enjoyable working environment. We value work-life balance and we take the time to celebrate individual and collective efforts as well as key milestones and achievements.

How do I join the Knowledge Institute team?

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Current opportunities

Quality Improvement Specialist (until December 2023)

The Quality Improvement (QI) Specialist will provide consultations, coaching and guidance to child and youth mental health and addictions agencies as they build, implement and maintain effective continuous quality improvement plans/frameworks within their organizations and broader service areas to meet and sustain identified standards of practice. The QI Specialist has in-depth and advanced knowledge, skills and expertise in evaluation, performance measurement and implementation science. The QI specialist will support quality within the child and youth mental health and addictions system through working directly with lead and core service agencies. The QI Specialist will facilitate connections between agencies for best practice sharing and greater system alignment and impact. The QI Specialist will also contribute to the research and development of Knowledge Institute resources and tools in the area of continuous quality improvement and support efforts to develop a system-level quality framework.

See the position description and qualifications and apply.

Closing date: Dec 5, 2022