The Project Coordinator works to identify and prioritize projects and is responsible for the coordination of projects relating to the Community Paramedicine agenda including the broad areas of knowledge exchange, information dissemination, and education for internal and external stakeholders. 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, external, and provincial partners on ongoing programs and initiatives to improve the quality and accessibility of health services 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. May include supervision of 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 Executive Director, Strategic Planning, and project/program team for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications.
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 to internal and external stakeholder groups.
Actively supports the management and facilitation of time-limited projects and programs to identify best practice-grounded strategies and activities for health professionals in relation to Community Paramedicine quality initiatives.
In collaboration with Quality Leaders and/or Clinical Leads, coordinates the implementation of approved recommendations resulting from research, best practice, and policy reviews.
Provide assistance to evaluative and special projects within the Department; liaising with external partners; developing evaluative surveys using web-based survey software; supporting special initiatives and assisting e Project Directors.
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years recent related experience or equivalent work-related experience 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; and knowledge exchange. Understanding of and practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation.
Relevant computer software applications including desktop publishing, web content management, accreditation portal software at an advanced level; 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.