Vancouver Coastal Health

Critical Care Program Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Critical Care Program Manager
Work Site: Lions Gate Hospital - NS

Status:

Start Date:

Hours:

 

Regular Full Time 

As soon as possible

0800-1600

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $47.39 - $68.12 per hour
Reference#: 167370-lmo


Come work as a Critical Care Program Manager with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Critical Care Program Manager to join the ICU/HAU/CCOT/RT Team. Apply today to join our team!

 

Reporting to the Director of Surgical Services, Coastal & Critical Care, Lions Gate Hospital, the Critical Care Program Manager will be responsible for managing a complex portfolio while engaging with team members and patients with curiosity, strong operational oversight and excellent team collaboration. We are looking for a strong operational manager that will oversee the Intensive Care Unit, the High Acuity Unit, the Critical Care Outreach Team and the Respiratory Therapy team at LGH.

 

As a Critical Care Program Manager with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Be accountable for the effective and efficient functioning of the program.
  • Be responsible for providing leadership and direction for the operations management, utilization and risk management, and quality improvement of the program/unit(s).
  • Play a critical role in linking his/her portfolio, and understanding the interconnectedness between community health and acute 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.
  • Lead an inter-disciplinary team, work 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.


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

  • Collaborates 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.
  • Understands 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.
  • Facilitates, collaborates and negotiates for effective resolution of human resource issues.
  • Fosters collaborative working relationships to support the professional practice and ongoing development of staff.
  • Promotes 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 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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