• CST Clinical Device Lead

  • Job Description

    Job Title: CST Clinical Device Lead (CST)
    Work Site: CST - 590 W. 8th
    Status: Regular Full Time 
    Reference#: 114109-ale


    The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia's history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.

    Reporting to the Device Team Manager the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Clinical Device Lead coordinates the introduction, evaluation and implementation of new/replacement clinical devices and products across the three health organizations (VCH/PHC/PHSA). The Lead co-chairs advisory or task groups to define device standards aligning with clinical requirements, support implementation strategies in collaboration with key stakeholders and relevant CST colleagues, and coordinates on-site evaluations and assessments that focus on clinical implications, implementation, and impact to clinical operations. Acts as the clinical solution consultant collaborating with the appropriate stakeholders to ensure device selection, deployment, workflow integration, adoption, navigation and use by clinical staff.


    Baccalaureate in Nursing complemented with I.T. technical training or experience relevant to healthcare with seven (7) to ten (10) years’ experience in large healthcare organization or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience with device procurement and integration as part of electronic health record implementation an asset.

    • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence-based practice in a clinical setting.
    • Maintains a broad knowledge of clinical devices, clinical services delivery and patient/client satisfaction determinants across the organizations.
    • Maintains current knowledge of new developments and trends in clinical devices and products and recommends/implements best practices accordingly.
    • Maintains a strong sense of ownership and a results-oriented attitude to continually improve processes and systems, enhance efficiency and contribute to overall clinical and organizational success.
    • Uses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to share information, and collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to arrive at best overall solution.
    • Uses effective facilitation and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
    • Demonstrated ability to create and execute plans and ensure timelines are met while working with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Exercises initiative, self-direction and problem solving abilities to identity gaps and opportunities for improvement.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

    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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