|Job Title:||Aboriginal Health Lead - Population Health|
|Work Site:||Aboriginal Health|
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
Reporting to the Executive Advisor for Aboriginal Health, the Aboriginal Health Lead oversees and leads all aspects of assigned projects and initiatives for the Aboriginal Health department at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in partnership with First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) leaders and representatives. The Lead promotes innovation and transformation and seeks, initiates and identifies new partnerships, service providers, funding and research opportunities in keeping with the strategic vision, principles and directives of the department as well as through the lens of both VCH and FNHA. Works with community partners and stakeholders at all levels and inspires others to achieve goals and deliverables through facilitation, effective communication of corporate vision, and ensuring the culture is one in which individual competencies can thrive.
The Aboriginal Health Lead collaborates with the regional team to manage and monitor various initiatives and projects, and ensures all project deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as described in the overall project plan. The Lead develops and maintains effective relationships with leaders of FNHA, Aboriginal communities and organizations on behalf of the organization, to foster effective communications and partnerships with health care leadership. Communicates with all levels of staff and management across VCH and its Aboriginal partners to facilitate consensus, consult, negotiate and share information. Liaises with consultants, vendors, other health care entities and other external agencies to negotiate contracts for the provision of goods and services. Ensures educational programs are in place for internal staff working with Aboriginal populations. Other key interactions include Aboriginal organizations, First Nation Governments and administrations, senior staff in other levels of government, Aboriginal Health Steering Committee, community organizations as well as members of the public. May provide leadership, guidance and support to designated developer, evaluation and project staff.
VCH Management Competencies:
You question actions inconsistent with our values
You treat people with fairness and respect independent of their status or disagreement with you
You hire great people and expect great things from them
You inspire others with your thirst for excellence
You create an environment where people can flourish and grow
You seek what is best for the health system, rather than the best for yourself or your group.
Courage to Innovate
You challenge the status quo to improve quality and sustainability
You take smart risks and make tough decisions without agonizing
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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.