Health Transformation Policy Analyst

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The role of the Health Transformation (HT) Policy Analyst is to support the SLFNHA Health Transformation unit and its identification, development and evaluation of health-related policies.
The HT Policy Analyst will review, amend, develop, and advocate for changes to policies that will create health system improvements. The Policy Analyst will stay current on all health legislation examining the efficacy of existing policies and laying out the groundwork for new programs and legislation to meet objectives and goals. The Policy Analyst will have a high-level understanding of policy initiatives and will be responsible for briefings and reports.

The HT Policy Analyst is directly accountable to the Health Transformation Director.

Salary range starting from $71,442 to a maximum of $91,949/yearly.

Who can apply: Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)


• Degree and/or diploma in health, justice, business and/or combined with minimum of three years relevant experience.
• Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in health, justice, strategic planning/management.
• Demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse population; knowledge of First Nations’ people, history, culture, health priorities and social issues
• Ability to function effectively during change management; periods of rapid change and transition
• Experience and training in First Nations cultural competency
• Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain respectful/cooperative relationships with First Nations people, communities, service stakeholders, and health care providers
• Experience with First Nation decision-making processes, stakeholder engagement, and community-based research.
• Must have working knowledge of political, legislative, and regulatory processes impacting First Nations governance and First Nations health.
• Knowledge of the complex health service delivery landscape in northern Ontario and the inter-jurisdictional issues as they relate to First Nations health.
• Knowledge of program design and the interrelationship with policy and legislation.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, advocacy, problem recognition, resolution, and analytical skills.
• Ability to prepare and deliver high quality project documentation and presentations.
• Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and respectfully.
• Computer literacy required.
• Able to sit in front of a computer screen for long hours at a time
• As per policy, applicants should note that COVID-19 immunization is a condition of employment.


1. Review and evaluate legislation and policies
2. Determine the benefits and drawbacks of existing policies
3. Propose suggestions to improve the effects of policies
4. Identify legal flaws in policies and recommend amendments
5. Edit and amend policy drafts as required
6. Liaise with stakeholders to determine needs and goals of policies
7. Gather data and produce reports on the qualitative and quantitative analysis
8. Consideration and integration of First Nations approaches and perspectives in the development of policies.
9. Write reports to summarize activities, including description of goals, planning, scheduling, execution, results, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.
10. Analyze and synthesize information or trend data to support recommendations for action.
11. Explore opportunities to obtain funding through proposals and potential partnerships with other agencies.
12. Align policy functions with Chiefs Resolutions, SLFNHA strategic plan, HT plan and the Anishinabe Health Plan.
13. Provide recommendations to guide policy decision making and assist with implementation of same
14. Analyze health related legislation and identify areas that require changes, updates, revisions, etc.
15. Collaborate and liaise with SLFNHA staff for input to relevant Policies and/or Procedures.
16. Liaise with leadership, frontline workers, health care providers and other service workers in communities to collaboratively strategize means to address priority issues.
17. All other duties as assigned.


• Location: SLKT or community acceptable to the employer
• Must be willing and able to travel (northern, rural and urban areas).
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours.
• Overtime as required.

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