• Manager - Home Health

  • Job Description

    Job Title: Manager - Home Health
    Work Site: South Vancouver Health Unit - Knight Street
    Status: Regular Full Time 
    Reference#: 111420-tbo


    JOB SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Home Health Director, the Manager, Home Health is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of designated home health services in South Vancouver within the context of a primary and community care strategy.  The Manager supervises interdisciplinary clinical care and support staff in designated Community Health Centres/sites and is responsible for the operations, human resource management, budgeting, resource utilization, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs.  The Manager provides leadership in addressing the ongoing issues/needs of clients, patients, their families/carers and the community ensuring appropriate and accessible care services are in place.

     

    The Manager leads an interdisciplinary team and works as a team player with colleagues and co-workers and in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve high quality client, family and community-centred care, education and research.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISE:

     

    Qualifications:

    • Baccalaureate (Masters preferred) in a relevant health care profession supplemented with leadership and business management courses as well as seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive leadership experience, including direct supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Current registration/membership with a recognized professional association.

       

    Expertise:

    • Demonstrated ability to exhibit comprehensive knowledge and skillful application of home health programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to exhibit comprehensive knowledge and skillful application of relevant departmental policies, provincial and municipal legislative requirements and other programs and processes related to home and community care.
    • Demonstrated excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with community partners, internal and external stakeholders to develop, manage and evaluate services that consider client needs, service delivery interrelationship and service potential within a complex environment.
    • Understands available resources in home health and keeps quality in the forefront of all resource utilization decisions.
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate, collaborate and negotiate for effective resolution of human resource issues.
    • Demonstrated excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community.
    • Utilizes skill and knowledge in the application of current word processing, spreadsheet and database programs for reporting and business purposes.
    • Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative working relationships and supports the ongoing development of staff.
    • Utilizes skill and knowledge in the application of appropriate software programs.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

    Please note:

    • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
    • Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

    ***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.

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