Job postings, BC Centre for Disease Control

 

The BC Centre for Disease Control  (BCCDC) is hiring for two positions focusing on Harm Reduction, Substance Use, and Overdose services:  Project Manager II and Public Health Manager.

Project Manager II

Job Summary

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.  The Project Manager II leads and co-ordinates all aspects of the current projects undertaken by the centre or department. The role will ensure the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan. The Project Manager II will lead and coordinate project activities including financial responsibility for the project and management of resources as deemed necessary to meet the schedule and budget for the project deliverables. The Project Manager II will identify and track metrics as they relate to the project deliverables. The role will establish the project team and provide leadership, guidance and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders.

 

Qualifications

A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline with a minimum of seven (7) year’s recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups. Project Management Professional designation considered an asset. Experience or working knowledge of quality improvement methodology, change management and public health is key to the success of this role. Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community. Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.

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Public Health Manager

Job Summary

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Manager, Public Health, reports to the Director, Operations and, in co-management with the Medical Director and/or other medical leads is responsible for the effective and efficient management of public health services within a service line or program area at BCCDC. Responsible for managing and directing staff, budget development and oversight, and implementation of operational plans, the role provides leadership and direction for the operations management, utilization and risk management, and quality improvement of the BCCDC.

Understanding the importance of cultural safety and competency in healthcare application, the Manager provides leadership and promotes the philosophy and goals of the organization by applying and evaluating standards, policies, practices, and procedures to the assigned areas, and creates and promotes a practice environment that supports opportunities for research, learning & teaching for students and staff.  The Manager ensures the provision of an interprofessional work environment and care through the maintenance of working relationships and liaison with nursing leadership positions.

 

Qualifications

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Business or Health Administration, Nursing, or a healthcare related field and seven (7) years recent related public health clinical experience that includes two (2) years working in a managerial/leadership capacity.

Proven leadership ability, with communication and interpersonal skills conducive to interacting in a multidisciplinary environment and ability to relate easily to a variety of people from diverse backgrounds. Self-directed and highly motivated. Demonstrated knowledge of cultural safety and cultural humility and application in healthcare setting. Demonstrated ability to lead teams and to promote teamwork. Demonstrated self-evaluation and growth using a framework of leadership competencies. Critical thinking skills and proven ability to effectively manage human and fiscal resources. Demonstrated understanding and experience of quality assurance process, operational planning and program development. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects. Demonstrated basic computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and/or database programs and ability to utilize a computerized patient care information system.

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