Vancouver Coastal Health

Patient Services Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Patient Services Manager-Complex Activation Medical Unit
Work Site: CAMU, Complex Activation Medical Unit - UBC

Status:

Start Date:

Hours:

 

Regular Full Time 

As soon as possible

0830-1630

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $47.39 - $68.12 per hour
Reference#: 163970-ayc

 

Come work as a Patient Services Manager with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Patient Services Manager to join the Complex Activation Medicine Team. Apply today to join our team!

 

Reporting to the Director, and in co-management with the Medical Manager(s), is accountable for the effective and efficient functioning of a clinical program/unit. The Patient Services Manager is co-responsible for providing leadership and direction for the operations management, utilization and risk management, and quality improvement of the clinical program/unit. He/she plays a critical role in linking his/her portfolio with community health services to address the ongoing issues/needs of clients and their families and to ensure a smooth transition from the acute care environment to appropriate community health services. In addition to leading an inter-disciplinary team, works as a team player with colleagues and co-workers and in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve excellence in client and family centred care, education and research within a complex multi-site environment that extends to the community.

 

As a Patient Services Manager with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Communicate program/unit strategic direction incorporating VCH vision, values and strategic direction and ensures integration into practice by interdisciplinary team members.
  • Define an effective workforce plan for program/unit in collaboration with key partners and stakeholders that ensures the availability of adequate staff within the context of operational demands and environmental and resource constraints.
  • Develop effective and efficient practices and processes to measure use of resources and the quality of care rendered within allocated budget.
  • Collaborate in the development of the program/unit budget to complement strategic directions within existing fiscal constraints and uses best utilization methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budget.
  • Implement effective performance management processes in an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Ensure clarification of roles, adherence to accreditation and practice standards, and safe delivery of care.
  • Foster partnerships and establish systems that ensure effective discharge planning and seamless client flow throughout the continuum of care.
  • Create an environment of evidence-based practice that encourages participation in research, fosters personal growth and supports opportunities for teaching and education of students and staff.
  • Carry out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education & Experience

  • Baccalaureate (Masters preferred) in a relevant health care profession supplemented with leadership and business management courses as well as seven (7) to ten (10) year's recent, related clinical and progressive leadership experience, including direct supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current registration/membership with a recognized professional association.
  • Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community.
  • Basic computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and/or database programs and ability to utilize a computerized patient care information system required.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop, manage and evaluate clinical programs considering client needs, service delivery interrelationships and service potential within a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand available resources for program/unit and keeps quality in the forefront of all resource utilization decisions; provides feedback and detailed analysis on budget variances, and makes recommendations for corrective action.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate, collaborate and negotiate for effective resolution of human resource issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative working relationships to support the professional practice and ongoing development of staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote development of clinical research opportunities to ensure evidence-based practice within an interdisciplinary team-based environment.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

 

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

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

 

Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately September 11, 2023.

 

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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