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BC Emergency Health Services

Project Coordinator, Logistics, Transportation, and Operations

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Project Coordinator, Logistics, Transportation, and Operations

BC Emergency Health Services

Burnaby, BC (Hybrid possible after 6 months)

Regular, Full Time

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) is hiring a Project Coordinator, Logistics, Transportation, and Operations.

Role Summary

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of BC Emergency Health Services, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at BC Emergency Health Services, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all patient and employee safety aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Logistics Transportation and Operations, the Project Coordinator works to identify and prioritize projects and is responsible for the coordination of projects relating to the Community Paramedicine agenda including the broad areas of knowledge exchange, information dissemination, and education for internal and external stakeholders. The Project Coordinator is actively involved in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of such projects, and maintains primary project coordination responsibility. Supports team efforts with internal, external, and provincial partners on ongoing programs and initiatives to improve the quality and accessibility of health services and in related research and knowledge exchange activities. Coordinates a diversity of projects of varying size and scope in a complex and changing multidisciplinary environment.

What you'll do

  • Coordinates the execution of projects, assuring they are done in an efficient manner, that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures and privacy legislation, and that they are completed within the required timelines. May include supervision of staff or students assisting in large or complex projects.
  • Identifies, collects, and analyzes relevant information relating to current projects, and provides input and recommendations to the Executive Director, Logistics Transportation and Operations, and the other leads in the LTO department including the Director of Aviation, Director of Fleet, and Director of Logistics and Projects, for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications.
  • Assists with the dissemination of information and knowledge related to projects and key programs and initiatives under the identified mandate areas through a variety of vehicles to internal and external stakeholder groups.
  • Actively supports the management and facilitation of time-limited projects and programs to identify best practice-grounded strategies and activities for health professionals in relation to Community Paramedicine quality initiatives.
  • In collaboration with Quality Leaders and/or Clinical Leads, coordinates the implementation of approved recommendations resulting from research, best practice, and policy reviews.
  • Provide assistance to evaluative and special projects within the Department; liaising with external partners; developing evaluative surveys using web-based survey software; supporting special initiatives and assisting e Project Directors.
  • Some travel may be required as needed.

What you bring


A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree plus three (3) to five (5) years recent related experience or equivalent work-related experience in a health, social services, government, or community organization.

Understanding of and practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of applications with a typing speed of 55wpm or higher
  • Self-directed with strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Related experience working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external partner groups. Displaying qualities including: creativity and innovation; sound judgment; tact and diplomacy; ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a demanding and dynamic environment; sound negotiation, conflict management and consensus-building skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Indigenous Cultural Safety and Diversity
  • Knowledge of Canadian colonial impacts on Indigenous people in social and health contexts, supported by significant knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous ideologies, including knowledge, and understanding of Indigenous cultural safety, cultural humility, Indigenous-specific racism and anti-racism.
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Site Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Supports team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
  • Works collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.)

While BCEHS would consider a foundation in Indigenous cultural safety to be a strong asset for consideration, our commitment to enhancing Indigenous cultural safety includes providing all employees with access to resources and training programs in partnership with San'yas Core Health Indigenous Cultural Safety Training and Anti-Indigenous Racism Response Training.

Core Competencies
  • Demonstrates Character: Models personal and organizational values, and communicates in an honest and transparent manner.
  • Assesses & Evaluates: Measures and evaluates outcomes. Holds self and others accountable for results, and course corrects as appropriate.
  • Communicates Effectively: Adjusts style based on audiences and situations, using respectful and open communication.
  • Demonstrates Critical Thinking: Using a process-focused approach, identifies root causes rather than focusing on the symptoms.
  • Self-Awareness: Understands the impact your attributes and emotions have on performance of self, others, and organization
  • Builds Teams: Fosters environment of cooperation, support and knowledge sharing

What we do

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) provides provincial emergency medical care and patient transfer services, as a part of the Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ). BCEHS brings compassionate, equitable, and professional emergency care, interfacility transfers, and community health-care services to people in communities across British Columbia.

BCEHS is committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

What we bring

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 and 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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Contract

Salary Range: $62,239- $89,469

Typical Hiring Range: $62,239 - $77,799

The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Location: Burnaby, BC (Hybrid)

Closing date: June 24, 2024 10:00am PST
Requisition #167411


As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

Internal Applicants: You MUST include your resume and cover letter in the system to complete your application. Please COPY and PASTE your resume and cover letter into the applicable text boxes provided as per the instructions in this Getting Started Guide

If you also choose to additionally upload these documents, and you encounter any difficulty, please email or call 1-877-223-1833. Please DO NOT call or email the HR or recruiting department with this as they will not be able to help you with the technical aspects of the career site, and are unable to attach documents to your profile for you.

About BC Emergency Health Services

BCEHS provides out-of-hospital and inter-hospital health services throughout BC. Our paramedics in both ground and air ambulances, dispatchers, and staff who arrange inter-facility patient transfers provide valuable services across BC every day.


Government Health Care

Application closing date is 2024-08-10

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