• CST Senior Manager Enterprise Clinical Informatics

  • Job Description

    Job Title:

    Senior Manager Enterprise Clinical Informatics

    Work Site: CST Project Office – West 8th Avenue
    Status: Regular Full Time
    Reference#: 117180-mhs


    The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia's history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.

    Reporting to the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Director, Enterprise Clinical Architect, Clinical Informatics & Learning the Senior Manager, Enterprise Clinical Informatics develops a comprehensive portfolio project plan, and acts as an integral leader overseeing designated design teams to achieve overall CST adoption, evaluation and ongoing quality improvement deliverables. The Senior Manager keeps teams on focus and on task to deliver weekly objectives, manages issues and the escalation process, and delivers the Health Organization (HO) dependencies and decisions on time and within budget, and in accordance with the master project schedule and strategy. The Senior Manager is responsible for ensuring that the clinical information system adoption strategy renders the intended benefits with respect to utilization at the direct care level, improved patient care and health outcomes, is aligned with leading clinical practice standards and enacts the CST vision into all aspects of the transformational learning, program evaluation and sustainment strategies.



    Education & Experience 

    • Master's degree in Nursing, Health Sciences Professional field, Clinical Informatics, or related discipline, plus seven (7) to ten (10) years’ recent, related experience in project management experience in a complex health care setting required; a clinical background and health informatics experience strongly preferred.

    Knowledge & Abilities 

    • Project management experience - detailed scope identification, progress monitoring & reporting, issue and risk management.
    • Facilitation experience - working with interdisciplinary committees to render decisions in a timely fashion.
    • Highly developed communication skills with the ability to document work appropriately. 
    • Demonstrable skills planning work effort, handling change requests, and tracking tasks, actions, risks, issues and impacts.
    • Resourceful; well organized; systematic analysis; strategic and critical thinking; attention to detail; leadership and management skills. 
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact, good judgment and initiative, deal with frequent and random changes; make decisions for a wide variety of complex business matters.
    • Demonstrated ability to use database, spreadsheet and word processing software at an advanced level. 
    • Demonstrable skills organizing work and people to meet project scope and objectives.

    Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

    Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

    Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

    ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

    Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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