Vancouver Coastal Health

Operational Initiatives Lead

Job Description

Job Title: Operational Initiatives Lead
Work Site: Evergreen House, Lions Gate Hospital


Start Date:



Regular Full Time

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Reference#: 140649-fkh


Come work as a Operational Initiatives Lead in the Evergreen House at Lions Gate Hospital with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Operational Initiatives Lead to join the team in the North Shore. Apply today to join our team!



As an Operational Initiatives Lead with VCH you will:

  • Provide leadership for Residential Care that will result in enhanced quality of services, alignment with best practices, integration of services and clinical practice, improved resident access and satisfaction, and cost-effective care.
  • Promote excellence in resident and family centred care, and education within a complex residential care environment, in alignment with VCH vision, values and strategic directions.




VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff




Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in nursing or a related Health Sciences professional discipline supplemented with three (3) to five (5) year’s recent, related experience in a complex health care environment including leadership, program planning, education, facilitation and project leadership or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current full registration with an applicable regulatory body/association as applicable.


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.


VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.


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

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the 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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