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: $86,398 to $124,197; Hiring Maximum $107,997
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, Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement, the Project Leader, Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement will work with stakeholders to lead the development of a system of measurements to support continuous quality improvement and high value to patients for physician services in the Province. As a subject matter expert, the Project Leader plays a key role facilitating MSPQI Working Groups in researching and documentation of industry wide quality measures and related information, and facilitates consensus determining relevant indicators for the development of a system for quality improvement and expression of system performance. This role leads all facets of project management, and represents the HQBC on related working groups, implementation teams and committees.
- Leads and conducts current state and industry-wide quality measure development research, summarizes relevant information, and makes recommendations to stakeholder groups.
- Facilitates working group(s) and sets priorities with working group chair for consensus decision making with a high degree of tact with Senior Ministry of Health, Health Authority, and Doctors of BC officials.
- Prepares and performs presentations of reports, briefing notes, issues notes, and cabinet submissions to senior health system stakeholders to inform decisions and actions.
- Compiles and analyzes information required for monitoring risks, budgets, quality, and key performance indicators throughout the project lifecycle.
- Makes recommendations to the Director regarding project scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome and acts on approved recommendations.
- Collaborates across the project team to ensure coordination of information and activities where appropriate for alignment of project and work group outputs.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Business or a health related field plus five (5) years experience in a project or policy leadership position role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.
Knowledge of research, quality improvement and health policy required. Practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation; and program/policy review and analysis. Related experience working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups and ability to influence senior management. Qualities including creativity and innovation; sound judgment; ability see the “whole picture” in relation to the project; tact and diplomacy; 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 Brett Hodson, Director, MSPQI at email@example.com by November 10, 2023.
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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