Talent on Demand
Do you have extensive administrative experience, coordinating for a large team or project? If so, we are looking to have capable and qualifed indiviudals to join PHSA with spceialized projects.
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 Coordinator works in collaboration with the Program Manager(s) to identify and prioritize projects and is responsible for the coordination of projects under provincial mandate relating to the quality agenda and data for decision making including the broad areas of knowledge exchange, information dissemination, and education for key stakeholders including the public, service providers, and relevant policy/decision makers; and/or research, health system support, and academic development. 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 execution of projects, assuring they are done in an efficient manner, that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures and privacy legislation, and that they are completed within the required timelines. Supervises staff or students assisting in large or complex projects.
Identifies, collects, and analyzes relevant information relating to current projects, and provides input and recommendations to project/program team for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications.
Presents project updates to internal stakeholder 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 through a variety of vehicles.
Actively supports the management and facilitation of time-limited projects and programs to identify best practice-grounded strategies and activities for health professionals, policy/ decision makers, and the public in research, practice, and policy.
In collaboration with Program Managers and/or Medical Directors, coordinates the implementation of approved recommendations resulting from research, best practice, and policy reviews.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Social Sciences plus a five (5) years in a responsible 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.
Job type - Casual/ Temporary, Full time hours
Location - Vancouver
Hours of work - Monday to Friday 8AM to 4PM
What we do
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.
This position is part of PHSA Talent on Demand – an in-house recruitment service providing talent to PHSA and other healthcare authorities. We manage a robust talent pool of service-minded professionals who are available to start work immediately. Talent on Demand creates a gateway for those who wish to achieve their career goals. Successful candidates will gain significant healthcare experience and can transition into long-term, permanent roles within PHSA. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org