Smoking Cessation Coordinator


University Health Network (UHN)

University Health Network (UHN) is a major landmark in Canada’s health care system and a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. Building on the strengths and reputation of each of our four hospitals – Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto Rehabilitation Institution and Princess Margaret Hospital - and with the Michener Institute, we bring together the talent and resources to provide exemplary patient care, research and education.


The primary responsibilities of the Smoking Cessation Coordinator include planning, designing, managing, implementing and coordinating smoking cessation activities across all UHN sites. The role will be a central resource for the organization on smoking cessation activity and will be involved in extensive stakeholder engagement. Experience in implementing clinical change in a complex medical environment is core to this role.



Completion of a bachelors degree in a health-related discipline or recognized equivalent
Three (3) to Four (4) years practical and related experience
Experience in implementing clinical change in a complex medical environment
Experience working with multiple levels of hospital management and operations to introduce new or improvement initiatives
Clinical understanding of issues related to smoking cessation as well as from a population health perspective
Experience in implementing clinical change in a complex medical environment is core to this role.
Excellent communication skills along with demonstrated ability to write/edit high profile corporate communications
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and be successful in a complex/ambiguous and fast-paced environment
Proven ability to problem solve
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance with UHN standards
Exercise initiative and good judgement with ability to multi-task
Compliance with confidentiality requirements
Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate the at people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand

Type of Job

Temporary Full-time (One Year)


37.5 Hours/Week


Application Closing Date: May 25, 2017

Only hospital employees, who have successfully completed their probationary period, have maintained satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. University Health Network has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.



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