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Lead, Rapid Point of Care Testing (rPOCT) - Integrated LTC AL

Surrey, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

The Rapid Point of Care Testing program is the next step in ensuring the highest quality resident and tenant care and safety at Fraser Health owned & operated Long Term Care and affiliated Long Term Care and Assisted Living sites. We are currently looking for a Lead, Rapid Point of Care Testing (rPOCT) - Integrated LTC AL to guide the implementation and successful uptake of this new program.

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka'pamux Nations.

Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

Position Highlights
Bring your demonstrated knowledge in change and project management skills and ability to influence others in this key role as a Lead, Rapid Point of Care Testing (rPOCT) - Integrated LTC AL.

In the role of Lead you will:
• Lead and coordinate the Rapid Point of Care Testing (rPOCT) implementation within long term care and assisted living sites.
• Provide leadership and advice, develop clinical and reporting tools, and support those with operational accountability
• Coordinate activities related to point of care testing resources
• Serve as liaison with Provincial teams to share practices and contribute to ongoing development, learning and shaping of knowledge and resources on rPOCT
• Create structures and processes to support weekly connections across communities, homes, and campuses of care to enable and promote shared learning and networking

Your qualifications include:
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Allied Health Science and/or other relevant clinical discipline.
• Seven (7) years' recent related clinical experience in a long term health care environment including five (5) years of experience in managing and leading clinical initiatives/programs, and two (2) years' experience in a supervisory role in a large complex organization or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Working knowledge of change and project management principles, methods and tools is preferred.
• Valid BC Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

This role is a Temporary Full-Time position with an anticipated end date of March, 2022. This position will be based at our Central City office in Surrey, BC.

Be part of a team committed to excellence in service and care!

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