Regional Municipality of Peel

Manager, Communicable Disease – Case Management

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 8:00 AM)
System ID
# Positions
Position Type and Status
Regular Full-time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
Career Level
Post End Date
2/19/2018 11:59 PM

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


Job Description

Manager, Communicable Disease – Case Management

Health Service – Public Health



We are looking for a dynamic Manager to join our team, one who embraces delivering on health outcomes for our residents and building successful partnerships both internally, and with our community partners.  


As a leader, you bring vision and authenticity to your work and the way you work with people.


If you are inspiringresults-oriented and are a collaborative people-leader this may be the opportunity you have been looking for...


Working within the Health Services Department - Public Health and reporting to the Director, Communicable Diseases and Chief Nursing Officer, you will provide strategic direction and leadership to a team of supervisors and professionals to plan, develop, implement, deliver and evaluate strategies, policies and programs related to Communicable Diseases Case Management. The Communicable Diseases Division is a key public health partner contributing to achieving Peel Public Health’s Vision and Goals of preventing the transmission of infectious diseases, urgently responding to outbreaks, reducing disparities and providing education and outreach. The Case Management Section’s mandates to investigate reportable diseases in a timely manner and collaborate with community partners including physicians, school boards, long term care homes, and hospitals.



  • Lead your team in planning, developing, implementing, managing and evaluating strategies/policies/programs in a manner that adheres to applicable legislation (Regulated Health Professions Act), Ministry guidelines, protocols, and Public Health Strategic Plan.
  • Promote and implement evidence informed decision making and End to End Public Health P
  • Provide leadership in establishing overall strategic and operational objectives for the section, ensuring that the strategic directions for the regional, department and division are integrated into section and team planning.
  • Develop and implement an annual business plan identifying financial, resourcing requirements and performance targets to be met and develop and manage budget.
  • Be accountable for delivering on section’s mandate and results, as well any reporting of service indicators and performance measures.
  • Provide leadership and direction to reporting staff to ensure efficient, effective utilization of resources and consider innovations.
  • Recruit, coach, motivate, train and evaluate reporting staff.
  • Develop and foster culture of respect, inclusiveness and high performance.
  • Provide guidance on technical and human resource issues and ensure consistent application of both the Regional policies/procedures and the Collective Agreement.
  • Contribute to Divisional Priorities and provide coverage for peers and director as needed. 


Qualifications Required for This Position:

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Master of Public Health, Master of Nursing, Master of Public Administration).
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing is required
  • Current professional certificate of competence from the regulatory College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • 5+ years of progressive management experience (a minimum of 3 years direct supervisory experience) in a Public Health setting or related field.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate, coach, mentor and performance manage staff.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinker with the ability to synthesize complex information in order to develop plans that address health issues in the population.
  • Highly developed and demonstrated decision making skills with the ability to incorporate various perspectives and research evidence in order to arrive at a final decision.
  • Expert knowledge of population health principles and their use in strategy, programming and policy development.
  • Expert knowledge of public health interventions and the ability to exercise judgement as to their application.
  • Well developed and demonstrated skills in research and information analysis to identify effective public health interventions, evaluate programs and services related to health outcome goals.
  • Expertise in program planning, project management, change management and customer/client engagement.
  • Experience in continuous quality improvement to ensure efficient and effective population level approaches and efficient resource allocation.
  • Expertise in budgeting and budget management.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain positive internal and external relationships and business partnerships.
  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation, collaboration and conflict management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Politically astute with demonstrated skills intact and diplomacy.


Location: 7120 Hurontario St.  Mississauga
Hours of work: 8:30am to 4:30pm; Monday through Friday
and additional hours when required.


If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online.

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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