The Health Service Administrator (HSA) provides leadership in the planning, integration, delivery and evaluation of programs and services for the assigned site or health service delivery area in the context of a regional system of service delivery. The HSA ensures that quality care is provided and that the strategic goals and objectives of Northern Health, the Health Service Delivery Area (HSDA) and Community Business Plans are achieved. The incumbent participates as a key member of the Senior Management Team of the Northeast HSDA to build and implement operational plans to achieve strategic
- A Masters Degree in a Health Administration or a related discipline;
- Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in progressively senior health care administration roles;
- Or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of community and long-term care operations, including an understanding of the interrelationships between the various professional/non-professional staff within the facilities.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Effective presentation skills.
- Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to deal with all levels in the organization as well as various external groups.
- Leadership, planning and problem solving skills.
- Facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills.
- Commitment to a team-based collaborative approach to management and an interprofessional team based approach to care and service delivery.
- Ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
- Ability to create and support innovation and manage and implement change.
- Strong budgetary and financial skills.
- Understanding of the application of continuous quality improvement principles and practices and skilled at providing leadership to complex change.
- Knowledge of current health care issues and trends.
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