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BC Emergency Health Services

Evaluation Lead, BCEHS

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
BC Emergency Health Services

Vancouver, BC

Regular, Full Time

The Evaluation Lead reports to the Manager, Reporting and Evaluation and provides expert appraisals, consultations and recommendations, conducts and/or coordinates data analysis, evaluative studies, recommends and interprets performance measures, and has expertise in research methods. The position conducts evaluation of strategic initiatives in order to inform policy and strategies for effective implementation. They will also lead various evaluation projects and supervise project staff as required, functioning as the evaluation subject matter expert.

What you'll do
  • Lead, conduct and/or coordinate multiple evaluation projects by conducting literature reviews, designing and implementing studies, collecting and analyzing data, and writing reports. Provide subject matter expertise and guidance on best practices related to program evaluation, assessment, monitoring, study design, and research methodologies to program leaders, program staff and other partners and/or stakeholders.
  • Design a practical evaluation model that integrates monitoring, self-assessment, planning, and evaluation of programs or services (process and outcome measures).
  • Develop specific evaluation criteria, performance measures, and definitions, and generate evidence to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis to generate recommendations.
  • Assess the effectiveness of current strategies and develop appropriate evaluation plans using readily available data as well as data requiring new acquisition.
  • Contribute to research and ensure new understanding and knowledge is shared by publishing findings in recognized/peer-reviewed scientific journals or presentations at professional conferences.
  • Make evidence-based recommendations to BCEHS Leadership, BC health authorities, Ministry staff, and federal/ provincial/ territorial partners
  • Conduct complex statistical analyses, including multivariate analysis using SPSS on complex data sets
  • Work collaboratively with other department members and diverse professional staff to support the identification and development of meaningful performance and outcome measures.
  • Ensure projects and policies have a quality and equity lens applied, and are inclusive of Indigenous perspectives, decolonizing practices and incorporates anti-racist principles.
  • Sit on program or provincial committees as appropriate and/or required.
  • Ensure the appropriate approvals are in place for projects, as required

What you bring

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Masters or Ph.D. in social sciences or health-related sciences and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in related research /evaluation /decision support in a public health environment
  • Leadership competencies include acting with integrity and trust, building a team environment, communicating clearly, fostering potential using change management theory and evidence-based practices to lead organizational change initiatives related to evaluation
  • Ability to achieve results by demonstrating accountability, managing resources and possessing health environment and political awareness.
  • Professional competencies include excellent written and verbal communication skills; expert knowledge of research methodologies, principles and procedures; and expert knowledge of performance outcome measurement tools and techniques and program evaluation (e.g., program logic models, impact analysis)
  • Ability to use advanced software such as databases and spreadsheets, and statistical software for analyses of complex data sets
  • Ability to function independently and as a part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to work well under pressure with limited supervision

Skills & Knowledge
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Site Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Supports team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
  • Works collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness and development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Salary Range:
$80,935 - $101,168.00+ /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan.
Location: 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 4X6
Closing date:
Open Until Filled
Hours of Work:
0830 - 1630 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) provides provincial emergency medical care and patient transfer services.

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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