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Northern Health

Lead, Regional Quality Processes

Posted 4 days ago

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Position Summary
If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, and work life balance this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

Reporting to the Regional Director, Project Portfolio Management, the Lead-Regional Quality Processes is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of initiatives or projects that are determined to be critical regional quality improvement priorities. The Lead has two broad areas of focus: 1) working with senior leaders within the organization to align and clarify quality improvement processes and supports to optimize the ability for implementation of regional quality improvement priorities, e.g. clinical program goals, departmental priorities for standardization, and 2) providing quality/process leadership for a small number of highly important and highly visible improvement initiatives.

Starting salary will be approximately from $88,990 to $111,237 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.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
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

Qualfications
• Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration, or relevant health care discipline and diploma level qualification in project management or equivalent;
• Five (5) to seven (7) years recent related experience in a project management capacity, and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups;
• Proven experience in strategic planning, people management, change management and risk management;
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
• Project management techniques and tools.
• Critical thinking and problem solving.
• Strategic and analytical thinking.
• Good communication skilss.
• Planning and organizing.
• Conflict management.
• Interpersonal and group dynamics.
• Using project management software.
• Using Microsoft Office suite of programs.
• Using business process mapping software.
• Influence and lead.
• Make decisions.
• Organize, prioritize and balance multiple activities concurrently.
• Delegate.
• Adapt.
• Work independently and as part of a team.

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 2024-08-08

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