Quality and Accreditation Lead
Corrections Health Services, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Vancouver
What you’ll do
Facilitates program specific and cross program Value Stream Mapping to develop a strategic vision and future plan and the identification of key strategic priorities.
Provides leadership, mentorship and facilitation in agency identified process improvement initiatives, utilizing appropriate QI Methodologies such as Lean, Quality Improvement Science, Design Thinking and Change Management skills. Oversees the development of project charters, monitoring timelines and key deliverables. Consults with stakeholders.
Collaborates with identified stakeholders, community partners, staff, physicians and patients/families on identified agency and site wide initiatives. Manages a diversity of programs / related projects of varying scope in a complex and changing multidisciplinary environment and with a diversity of stakeholders. Maintains responsibility for ensuring that programs and related projects are completed in adherence to project protocols/ charters/ agreements, timelines, applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures, and pertinent privacy legislation.
Works with program staff to develop, implement, and evaluate indicators of quality outcomes and performance; prioritize quality initiatives based on detailed analysis, program functions, needs and performance measurement system; plan, develop and implement Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (PS&QI) education, initiatives and materials including evaluation and PS&QI sustainment tools
What you bring
Master’s degree in Nursing, Health Administration, related health discipline or other relevant area
A minimum of five years of clinical practice in the program area or an equivalent level of education, training, and experience. Additional experience in leadership and quality and safety.
Knowledge and expertise in Quality Management, Performance Improvement, Patient Safety and Accreditation standards preferred.
Working knowledge of legal, ethical, and clinical issues associated with standard of care practices, and Accreditation Canada requirements.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Temporary, Full-Time (until April 2020)
4949 Heather Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until the position is closed
Monday to Friday; 0830 - 1630
Requsition Number: 90396
What we do
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.