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Northern Health

Director, Medical Staff Contracts & Negotiations

Posted 4 days ago

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Position Summary
Are you interested in an opportunity to grow professionally within a positive and progressive culture? Northern Health is seeking a champion with significant management and leadership experience to join us!

Reporting to the Regional Director, Medical Affairs, the Director, Medical Staff Contracts & Negotiations (the Director) is responsible for providing leadership and subject area expertise to achieve effective and sustainable linkages between Medical Staff compensation models and established clinical service delivery models. The Director leads the development and negotiation of Medical Staff compensation models to support clinical service delivery goals, provides input on strategic directions regarding Medical Staff compensation models, facilitate consensus with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders, and implements and monitors Medical Staff compensation models that align with both provincial and organizational priorities. Leading and directing a negotiating and contract management team, the Director assesses and identifies critical issues with Medical Staff compensation and collaborates with other regional Northern Health (NH) portfolios, the Ministry of Health (MoH), Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) Physician Services and, and the Doctors of BC to ensure the seamless integration of Medical Staff compensation with established Medical Staff initiatives and governance models. Central to the success of this position is the ability to understand and execute new Medical Staff compensation strategies developed by senior NH or MOH leaders that consolidate MoH and NH strategic plans; service objectives; existing or new regulatory/policy requirements; evidence-based practice; and emerging best practices into viable Medical Staff service and compensation models for medical programs within NH that will enable the delivery of the expected clinical service delivery models.

Starting salary will be approximately from $116,591 to $145,739 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region's economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC's most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia - Canada's Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

Are you an International Applicant? Before applying for a job with Northern Health, please follow these steps on our Northern Health careers page

• Master's Degree in a related discipline such as Health Care or Business Administration plus five to seven (5-7) years related experience in a senior position in a large and complex health care setting including a minimum of 5 years' experience developing, negotiating, and managing high level contracts with multiple and diverse parties.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Comprehensive understanding of large and complex health care organizations.
• In-depth knowledge of issues and priorities in a large, rural, and northern context.
• Demonstrated project management skills and a collaborative approach to planning, development, implementation, and evaluation.
• Proven verbal, written, and presentation skills within a senior management environment.
• Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative team approach to decision-making.
• Thorough knowledge and proven record fostering, developing, and implementing organizational change.
• Demonstrated skills in budgetary management.
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of systems thinking.
• Develops coalitions by building partnerships & networks to create results, navigates socio-political environments.
• Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence, unify, energize, and motivate people in a highly dynamic environment.
• Proficiency in the use of office software applications as effective tools in the role of a senior manager.
• Models and supports full team commitment to Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism.
• Exceptional relationship-building and consensus-making skills to solve complex issues.
• A philosophy of continuous learning and improvement for self and others.
• Ability to work with a diverse group of key stakeholders within and external to NH.
• Precision and great attention to detail.
• Ability to identify and facilitate conflict resolution with diplomacy and political savvy.
• Knowledge of Medical Staff compensation payment model options, available provincial funding sources and competitive process, and PMA contract language a considerable asset.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-13

Current Openings

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