Why work at the North West LHIN?

If you are a passionate, motivated, driven individual who wants to make a difference for those living in Northwestern Ontario, we are looking for you! 

The North West LHIN is about improving the quality and accessibility of health care for all residents of Northwestern Ontario through better integration and coordination of health services. It is based on the principle that health care services are best planned at the local level, by people who know the needs and priorities of their communities. 

Whether it’s a career in planning, funding, integration, corporate services, communications, or any other team, working at the North West LHIN provides you with the opportunity to grow, contribute and succeed.

Working at the North West LHIN

Our staff enjoy many benefits of working in our progressive workplace including:

  • competitive salaries
  • excellent health and dental benefits (flexible benefits program)
  • retirement benefits
  • professional development opportunities
  • challenging and meaningful work
  • social events

Thinking of Relocating to Thunder Bay?


Current North West LHIN Employment Opportunities

Planning and Development Consultant (full-time position)

For this position, you will serve as a resource and support to the design and development division and program areas and assist in the identifi cation and implementation of appropriate planning and development methodologies. You will be responsible for assisting with the management of complex planning projects and initiatives to support members on the health system design and development team regarding planning and research. In addition, you will ensure implementation of IHSP priorities and initiatives and help stakeholders successfully plan, execute and manage project and program management responsibilities.
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to nwlhin.hr@lhins.on.ca by January 4, 2015.

Administrative Assistant (pregnancy/parental leave – 15 months)

For this position, you will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Director, Health System Design and Development, the Health System Design and Development team and occasionally to the CEO and Senior Directors. You may also provide occasional support to other functions in the LHIN depending on business needs.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to nwlhin.hr@lhins.on.ca by January 4, 2015.

For all applications, please email your resume and covering letter to nwlhin.hr@lhins.on.ca.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the interview process should advise the recruitment contact so arrangements can be made.

The North West LHIN is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are welcome.

Request for Expressions of Interest/ RFPs

  • There are no current expressions of interest or RFPs.


External Employment Opportunities

  • There are no current external employment opportunities.

Looking for physicians to join your practice? Need a locum?

HealthForceOntario Marketing & Recruitment Agency's Regional Advisor can assist you.

We work in partnership with the academic health centres across Ontario and provide career assistance to medical residents. 

We can advertise your practice opportunity on our HFOJobs website and share it with physicians who are interested in working in the region.

There is also a need for doctors to supervise physicians trained outside of Ontario while they transition to full independent practice in Ontario. Let us know if you are interested!
Contact:  Shannon Boulton, Regional Advisor, Northwest LHIN region at: [s.boulton@healthforceontario.ca]

HFOJobs Update!

The vision of HealthForceOntario Marketing and Recruitment Agency (HFO MRA) is to bring health human resources to life.

Our FREE online job board, HFOJobs, is an essential part of this vision, as it connects health-care organizations, communities 
and employers to health-care professionals seeking employment.

We are excited to inform you that in addition to physician and nursing opportunities, HFOJobs has expanded to include additional allied health professionals.

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