Vancouver Community Primary Care
Three Bridges Community Health Centre
Join us as a Medical Coordinator at Three Bridges Community Health Centre!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a site Medical Coordinator at Three Bridges Community Health Centre for Vancouver community primary care.
As a Medical Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health you will be:
Reporting to the Medical Director for Primary Care at VCH – Vancouver Community, the Medical Co-ordinator provides clinical leadership for the Three Bridges Primary Care team in collaboration with the Primary Care Operations Manager and other members of the clinical leadership team.
Fostering collaborative working relationships that support the clinical practice and ongoing development of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and VCH staff with an emphasis on providing team based primary care.
Establishing and maintaining effective and regular communication links with the physician & nurse practitioner (MRP) team, to ensure effective engagement, efficient working, and a supportive safe collegial working environment.
Integrating strategic & shared decision making in partnership with the Primary Care Operations Manager (clinical-operations dyad) pertaining to local clinic operations.
Collaborating with internal stakeholders to develop, manage and evaluate clinical programming, ensuring consideration of client needs, service delivery and team relationships within a complex primary care environment.
Creating an environment of evidence-based clinical practice that fosters professional growth, wellness and development of physicians; encourages participation in quality improvement & research; and supports opportunities for teaching and education of medical students, residents and other VCH colleagues.
Supporting delivery/implementation of relevant clinical guidelines at the local level, and develops an evaluation processes to measure the quality of clinical care rendered with the resources allocated at the respective primary care clinics, for which the medical co-ordinator is responsible.
Ensuring integration of physician practice at a local level by communicating both the strategic priorities of VCH and local operational goals. Similarly, ensures engagement and communication with the MRP team in relation to these priorities.
Developing and using conflict resolution pathways with the physician team and ensures early engagement of the Program Medical Director in such situations.
Implementing effective performance management processes for clinic-based physicians.
Ensuring clarification of roles, adherence to accreditation standards and practice standards for safe delivery of high quality primary care.
In conjunction with the operational manager partner, help to ensure compliance with legislation, safety standards and VCH policies to provide a healthy and safe environment for patients and staff.
Working with operational administrative support to coordinate an efficient, effective and comprehensive physician work schedule (3 months in advance) and on-call schedule for the site, in collaboration with other VCH colleague scheduling.
Co-ordinating the orientation and initial support for new site specific physician locums;
Working with operational administrative support +/- operations manager to monitor/track the physician budget and contract delivery.
Representing VCH and advocates for the work of the Primary Care team as a medical leader in both internal & external settings.
Education & Experience
Medical Degree; and Eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia (CPSB) supplemented by clinical leadership experience and a proven track-record in clinical practice
Certification in the College of Family Physician (CCFP)
Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA)
Demonstrate commitment to on-going learning and professional development.
Knowledge & Abilities:
Uses sound business acumen to develop and foster collaboration and effective working relationships with stakeholders that promote cooperative goals and contribute to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect.
Applies conflict management skills and expertise to persuade and negotiate effective resolution of issues / disputes.
Inspires a shared vision and aligns performance goals and objectives for medical staff to ensure a match with service delivery strategy, while maintaining group cohesiveness, motivation, commitment and effectiveness.
Provides timely and appropriate advice and consultation utilizing effective targeted communication strategies to gain acceptance of recommendations and to facilitate effective decision-making and operations within the context of the medical staff by-laws.
Builds credibility, understanding and trust in the external community to assist the Communities of Care and VCH to meet its strategic priorities.
If this sounds exciting to you, please connect via Donna Sangster, Recruitment Advisor, Medical Leadership at 236-688-3174 \ firstname.lastname@example.org
Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff – both current and prospective – have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.
To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.