Organization: Health Quality BC
Location: Within BC (Lower Mainland applicants will work from the Health Quality BC office located in Vancouver)
Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Salary Range: $60,427 to $86,863; Hiring Maximum $75,533
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Health Quality BC (HQBC) is committed to an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognize that there are a variety of experiences that contribute to the overall qualifications for each role. If you feel that you could excel in this position, but do not necessarily meet the formal requirements, we want to hear from you!
In particular, we encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas at HQBC to apply.
Health Quality BC provides system-wide leadership to efforts designed to improve the quality of health care in British Columbia. Through collaborative partnerships with health authorities, patients, and those working within the health care system, we promote and inform a provincially-coordinated, patient-centred approach to quality.
Reporting to the Director, Indigenous Health, the Project Coordinator is actively involved in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of such projects, and maintains primary project coordination responsibility. Supports team efforts with internal and external partners on ongoing programs and initiatives to improve the quality and accessibility of health services, health promotion and prevention efforts, and in related research and knowledge exchange activities. Coordinates a diversity of projects of varying size and scope in a complex and changing multidisciplinary environment.
- Coordinates the development and execution of projects, assuring they are developed and delivered in an efficient manner, that they adhere to HQBC policy, and that they are completed within the required timelines.
- Identifies, collects, and analyzes relevant information relating to current projects, and provides input and recommendations to project/program team for development, implementation, analysis, and policy/practice implications.
- Produces project updates for internal groups, external agencies, organizations, and other stakeholders. Assists with the dissemination of information and knowledge related to projects and key programs and initiatives under the identified mandate areas.
- Actively supports the management and facilitation of time-limited projects and programs to identify best practices.
- Coordinates the development of an evaluation framework by working with key stakeholders including patients, Ministry of Health and other relevant partners and referencing relevant evaluation literature.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in health or social sciences plus five (5) years in a research assistant, project coordinator, or policy analyst role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.
Knowledge of research, quality improvement and clinical practices relevant to the service/program area; health systems and policy; population health, prevention, and health promotion; and knowledge exchange. Understanding of and practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation; relevant computer software applications; Internet search engines, websites, and navigation; funding structures and application processes; training and education; policy review and analysis; and facilitation, community development, and partnerships. Related experience in conducting literature searches and reviews, best practice reviews, policy analysis, working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups.
Qualities including: creativity and innovation; sound judgment; tact and diplomacy; ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a demanding and dynamic environment; sound negotiation, conflict management and consensus-building skills; excellent oral and written communications skills.
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with Health Quality BC as of October 26, 2021.
Send resume and cover letter to Mark Matthew, Director, Indigenous Health at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept on file for a period of two years for future consideration.
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