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Program Manager, Gynecology Surgical Services - BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Program Manager, Gynecology Surgical Services
BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, Vancouver BC

BC Women's Hospital provides patients and families with comprehensive obstetrical services and ambulatory gynecologic surgery. Our Gynecology program specializes in minimally invasive surgical and diagnostic techniques and offers patient care under anesthesia or our innovative nurse-led procedural sedation program.

We are seeking Program Manager to join our leadership team at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre.

Your clinical leadership skills and commitment to providing culturally safe care will govern the effective and efficient management of interprofessional service delivery to women, babies and families.

This includes:
  • Being accountable for managing specific cost centres and personnel related to the Program, and is responsible for performance management and development of Program staff.
  • Working in a dyad model and in partnership with the Program Medical Director/Lead and other program leaders, to lead and promote the philosophy and goals of the organization by applying and evaluating best practice standards, policies and procedures to ensure high quality patient outcomes.
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with counterparts in other health authorities and ministries, and community service providers; as well, with universities and academic institutions to identify opportunities for research collaboration and share information in the drive for best practices.

Your role will also be responsible for:
  • Direct the strategic planning process and coordinates the process of operational planning within the Program and ensures alignment within patient care streams. Integrate specific goals and objectives into the activities of the clinical services ensuring linkages with individual performance plans, and quality initiatives.
  • Lead Program service development and planning activities through work groups and projects, and monitors progress and outcomes. Initiate, recommend, implement and evaluate objectives, policies and procedures, and standards of practice related to women, babies and families.
  • Prepare, monitor, and analyze staffing and operating, and capital budgets for the service delivery cost centres. Allocate and manage available resources within these budgets to ensure the delivery of interprofessional services within the Program.
  • Manage the planning and implementation of patient assessments and care across the patient journey, ensuring that an overall high standard of care is attained and that principles of best practice and patient centred care are integral to service delivery activities.
  • Monitor quality outcomes, and assist in the development of methodologies, quality indicators, evidence based outcomes, and accreditation and audit activities in conjunction with the dyad Medical Director, Senior Director and Senior Medical Director
  • Create an environment of evidence-based practice that encourages participation in research, fosters personal growth, and supports opportunities for teaching and education of students and staff.
  • Recommend opportunities for staff involvement in research. Contribute to the identification, planning and evaluation of educational sessions for interprofessional staff throughout the service line

What you bring

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in Health Care Administration, Nursing, or a healthcare related degree from an accredited University,
  • A minimum of seven (7) years recent related clinical experience. This will include two (2) years working in a managerial/leadership capacity.

You will have:
  • Strong skills in operations management.
  • Demonstrated the ability to lead teams and to promote teamwork.
  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Understanding and experience of the quality assurance process, operational planning, and program development.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing to communicate effectively with patients, families and staff.
  • Demonstrated problem resolution and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated the ability to relate easily to a variety of people from diverse backgrounds

We encourage and welcome applicants from across Canada to apply.

What's in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Regular, Full-Time
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday; 0800-1600
Requisition Number: 108059

What we do

BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

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