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Health Service Administrator, Omineca (full Time)

Vanderhoof, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
Do you value a high-quality, low-cost lifestyle? 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!

The Health Service Administrator (HSA) provides leadership in the planning, integration, delivery and evaluation of programs and services for Omineca. The HSA ensures that quality care is provided and that the strategic goals and objectives of Northern Health, 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 Northern Interior (NI) HSDA to build and implement operational plans to achieve strategic priorities.

Starting salary will be approximately from $141,267 to $176,584 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

St. Johns Hospital is a 21 acute-care bed facility. The Hospital serves the communities of Vanderhoof and the Saik'uz First Nation, as well as acting as a referral centre for the surrounding communities of Burns Lake, Fort St James and Fraser Lake. They are a full service hospital with 24/7 emergency and OR capabilities. St. Johns Hospital is a teaching facility for the University of Northern BC. Attached to the hospital is Stuart Nechako Manor that has 45 long-term care beds.

Vanderhoof has a population of 4,500 (2021). Nestled in the fertile Nechako Valley, on the banks of the Nechako River, rural Vanderhoof is the geographical centre of the province of British Columbia. Check out Vanderhoof where there is always something new to experience.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, 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" offered through the Federal and BC Government

• A Master's Degree in a Health Administration or a related discipline.
• Ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of experience in progressively senior health care administration roles.

Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the operations of acute care hospitals and health centers, including an understanding of the interrelationships between the various professional/non-professional staff within the facilities.
• 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 budget and finance 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.

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.
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