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Leader, Medical Assistance in Dying

Surrey, BC

Are you passionate about leadership, innovation and have the commitment to promote excellence in end of life care? If so, keep on reading to learn more about our casual opportunity for a Leader, Medical Assistance in Dying position!
Build on your career experience as you:
Lead, plan, develop and implement new or redesigned systems, policy and processes related to Fraser Health's Medical Assistance in Dying services. Serving as the central contact, you will coordinate services provided by physicians, site leads and other health care providers and ensure continuous improvement in accessing timely, appropriate and consistent services across Fraser Health. Your well-honed leadership skills will be called upon as you develop quality of care evaluation processes, find opportunities and recommend strategies for system improvement.
Bring your leadership skills and expertise to:
    •Coach and mentor care teams and act as a resource to staff, physicians and other health care providers by providing information, coordination and education activities that ensures effective client-centered communication, family support, and facilitation of end of life goals. •Collaborate with physicians to assist in the coordination of facility admission and community supports for the provision of medical assistance in dying services. •Assist with the development of clinical pathways for clients seeking such services and identify emerging standard methodologies. •Implement methods to receive feedback from clinical staff, coordinate and produce metrics to measure outcomes. •Coordinate the provision of direct clinical supports, pharmaceuticals, equipment and supplies required for the delivery of medical assistance in dying services.

We will be looking for you to have the following:
    •A Bachelor's Degree in a health-related discipline or similar field •Five (5) to seven (7) years' recent related clinical experience in end-of-life care including two (2) years' experience in a leadership/management role

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

If this sounds like a rewarding role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career with FH will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of experts in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. •We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and nearly 6,500 volunteers, we serve more than 1.6 million people - over one third of the entire population in British Columbia.

We value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

Apply today, so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve!