Vancouver Coastal Health

Regional Leader, Regional Programs

Job ID 2023-95005
City Vancouver
Work Location
VGH 12th & Oak
Home Worksite
00 - Excluded - VCHA
Labour Agreement
905 - Mgt/Excluded-VCHA (37.5 Hr)
Position Type
Job Status
Regular Part-Time
Standard Hours / Week
Job Category
Leaders & Corporate Support
Salary Grade
Min Hourly
CAD $49.28/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $70.84/Hr.
Shift Times
Days Off
EDO (HSP/NBA), Monday, Saturday, Stats, Sunday, Tuesday

Job Summary

Come work as a Regional Leader, Regional Programs with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Regional Leader, Regional Programs to join the Regional Mental Health & Addictions Program team. Apply today to join our team! 


As a Regional Leader, Regional Programs with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Report jointly to the Regional Program Director and the Regional Program Medical Director, the Regional Leader is responsible for providing system-wide leadership in regional planning for the designated regional program(s) and related projects that will result in the enhanced quality of services, integration of services and clinical practice, improved patient/client satisfaction and cost-effective care for Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Providence Health Care and partner organizations.
  • Be responsible for acting as the strategic liaison between key stakeholders across the continuum of care, leading others toward the achievement of provincial and VCH program goals through effectively communicating the organizational vision, coordinating resources, advancing priorities, and promoting collaboration and commitment.
  • Support work groups and committees and is the key point person for achieving integration of findings/recommendations.
  • Liaise with Executive Sponsors, Regional Program leadership, Directors/Managers, Medical Staff, work group members, and committee members at all levels across the authority and in other partner organizations (e.g., other Health Authorities, the Ministry of Health and contract/affiliate agencies).
  • Provide supervision, leadership, guidance, and support to designated staff as required.


Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Health Administration, Public Health Administration or other relevant discipline.
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years’ recent, related experience in progressively responsible positions in a large, complex acute care organization including demonstrated ability to manage large-scale project(s), or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Proven skills as an effective manager in an interdisciplinary matrix reporting environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills.
  • Broad knowledge of clinical theory and practice within a client centred model of care.
  • Broad knowledge of health care disciplines and their role in their respective health care environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems efficiently and resourcefully.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and decision-making abilities.Demonstrated organizational, administrative, facilitation and leadership skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communication effectively verbally and in writing with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, budget and execute complex project(s) with stringent timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various word-processing, spreadsheet and database applications and to operate a computerized information software system.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with LEAN methodologies preferred.

Closing Statement

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.




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 2023.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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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