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  • CST Project Manager, Ambulatory Design Team & Special Projects - CST

  • Job Description

     

    Job Title: CST Project Manager, Ambulatory Design Team & Special Projects
    Work Site: CST Project Office - West 8th Avenue, Vancouver

    Status:

    Start Date:

    Temporary Full Time

    As soon as possible until approximately October 8, 2021

    Hours:0830-1630, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off. Shifts may include 24-hour support, some on-call rotations, and some travel.
    Reference#: 121051-mhs

     

    ABOUT THE CLINICAL & SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION (CST) PROJECT:

     

    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.


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Project Director or Steering Committee, the Project Manager leads and directs all aspects of assigned projects for designated programs/services within a Community of Care (CoC) and/or throughout Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Ensures that project deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as described in the project plan. Leads and coordinates project activities including financial responsibility for the project and management of resources as deemed necessary to meet the schedule and budget for project deliverables. Works with stakeholders at all levels and inspires others to achieve goals and deliverables through facilitation, effective communication of corporate visions, and ensuring the culture is one in which individual competencies can thrive. Establishes project team and provides leadership, guidance and support to designated project staff. Projects may involve process improvement and work redesign, productivity review/staff deployment and the provision of strategic information to support those processes. Findings and recommendations have a direct financial and staff resources impact. Communicates with all levels of staff and management within the CoC and/or across VCH to facilitate consensus, consult, negotiate and share information. Liaises with consultants, vendors and other health care entities and other external agencies to negotiate contracts for the provision of goods and services.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Education & Experience

    • Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline, with seven (7) to ten (10) year's recent, related experience that includes hospital budgeting, managing large-scale projects, and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups.
    • Current registration with relevant professional College/Association, if applicable.
    • Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community.
    • Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.

    Knowledge & Abilities

    • Displays comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills.
    • Uses sound business acumen to manage the fiscal resources of assigned projects/services in a manner that is financially responsible and consistent with overall goals of the organization.
    • Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities to implement project plans and realize project completion.
    • Maintains a broad knowledge of patient care delivery systems in primary, acute and community settings.
    • Maintains a thorough understanding of available resources for projects and applicable stakeholder groups, provides feedback and detailed analysis on project processes and makes recommendations as required.
    • Utilizes effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
    • Works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve problems in a timely manner.

    Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately October 2021.

    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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