We are looking for Program Manager, Bella Bella reporting to the Director, Clinical Operations/Client Relations.
This is an amazing opportunity to make an impact in the delivery of care on British Columbia’s central coast while living in one of the country’s most beautiful locations. As Program Manager you will provide operational oversight of interdisciplinary clinical services (acute, community, residential) across the hospital site to ensure the highest quality of care. With a large First Nations population, you will bring your understanding of and promote cultural competence. Recognizing the diversity of the surrounding area will greatly impact your success in this role. On any given day you will be required to wear several different hats as this is a remote hospital where everyone must work together across departments and with the community.
Adventure awaits you in this friendly island community. Home of the salmon, the whale and the bald eagle, Bella Bella is island community on the beautiful BC “Inside Passage,” set in the rain forest at the edge of the ocean. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.
Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest.
Life in Bella Bella is defined by its physical geography and population of about 1500 people. Bella Bella is home to the proud and progressive First Nation community of the Heiltsuk Nation.
Here you will discover the challenges and rewards a remote location adds to the practice of health care. This is the place to be if you enjoy professional challenges, multidisciplinary rural health care, aboriginal culture and the outdoors!
Who we are:
As one of British Columbia's six regional health authorities, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. Dedicated to delivering the highest quality services, we are fully committed to supporting healthy lives with the robust resources of 13 hospitals, a number of community health centres, 2,500 physicians, more than 13,500 full time staff, and over $3 billion in funding.
But that's only part our story. VCH is about something bigger; we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" – on everything from new surgical techniques to funding models – when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We are proud to hold best-in-class awards in everything from research, surgical care and infection control, to harm reduction, community care, communications and community engagement. At our core, we are people-focused with an entrepreneurial spirit that runs deep, where opportunity exists for those with a passion to transform health.
Who you are:
If this sounds like the role for you, we would love to see your resume. Apply now!
Questions? Feel free to reach out to one of the members of our team – Ashley Dawson –firstname.lastname@example.org