Vancouver Coastal Health

Project Manager II , CST Emergency Team

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager II , CST Emergency Team
Work Site: CST - 590 W. 8th

Status:

Start Date:

Hours:

 

 

Temporary Full Time 

As soon as possible to approximately June 2023 

0830-1630

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory holidays, shifts may include 24hr support, some weekends and on call rotations

Salary: $47.39 - $68.12 per hour
Reference#: 163935-esa


Come work as a Project Manager II with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Project Manager II to join the CST Emergency Team. Apply today to join our team!


Reporting to the CST Director of Provider Engagement and Adoption, 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.

 

About the 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.

 

As a Project Manager II with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Establish detailed project charter, plans, and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables.
  • Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensure successful and coordinated completion of project components, facilitate consensus with stakeholders as needed, and ensure readiness for project implementation.
  • Track project progress according to project plan, monitor and report on the status of projects and major issues/obstacles encountered. Make recommendations regarding projects scope changes.
  • Implement and/or contribute to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Develop project budgets within the context of operational demands and environmental and resource constraints and use best utilization methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.
  • Maintain ongoing support for initiatives from project sponsors and user groups, keep stakeholders aware of project status and ensure effective communication channels are in place.
  • Establish project team and structure by gathering input from stakeholders, identifying needs and skills required, recommending and/or negotiating contracts for provision of goods and services.
  • Provide leadership and direction to project team members, convey policies and priorities, direct work and ensure issues are resolved or escalated to ensure project deliverables and timelines are met.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline.
  • 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.
  • 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 June 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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