Consultant, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Fraser Health
Surrey, BC
We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor managing our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Bring your demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement principles, methods and tools and your commitment to excellence in service and care, to a role where you can really make a difference. In this diverse role as Consultant, Quality Improvement, you will work in partnership with operational and clinical leaders to provide leadership and expertise in the application of quality improvement principles, practices and tools, at the point of care and service as well as in support of clinical program priorities.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 28,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and nearly 8,000 volunteers, we serve more than 1.8 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

Fraser Health has twelve acute care hospitals, a dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre, and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. BC is known as one of the most desirable places to live in the world. The many vibrant communities within Fraser Health include inspiring scenery and accessibility to an abundance of outdoor activities.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, teamwork and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Build on your education and career experience as you:
Collaborate with health care leaders and physicians to provide leadership and quality improvement expertise to teams in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of improvement initiatives designed to improve quality of care, service utilization, safety, and risk reduction.
Identify learning needs of teams related to QI/PS methodology, tools, and system processes. Develop, implement, and evaluate education resources to meet those needs.
Provide consultation, guidance, and support to teams in the use of tools and mechanisms to plan, test, measure, monitor, and evaluate initiatives designed to improve patient care outcomes.
Provide expert support for analysis of multiple sources of data in order to promote a balanced approach for identifying and acting on improvement opportunities.
Contribute to the development and review of policies and guidelines related to patient safety and quality of care. Use applicable legislation and directives both provincially and nationally.
Perform a leadership role in the integration of accreditation standards, processes, and related improvement priorities with program leads.
Provide expertise and facilitation related to clinical improvement tools such as QI model for improvement, care paths, and structured improvement collaboratives.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement principles, methods and tools.
Demonstrated presentation, facilitation and teaching skills.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Proficiency in the use of computer software such as Excel, Visio, PowerPoint.
Are you motivated to join us? We will be looking for you to have:

Master's Degree in a health care related field. Educational preparation in quality improvement, certificate in quality improvement, or equivalent training in the use of quality improvement methods and tools.
Seven (7) years’ recent, related experience in health care services management in progressively more responsible and varied roles, including a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in quality improvement development, implementation and evaluation.
If this sounds like the perfect role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are extraordinary in their respective fields.
Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
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