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Project Coordinator, Polypharmacy Risk Reduction

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Vancouver, BC     

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Reporting to the Initiative Lead, Polypharmacy Risk Reduction (PPhRR) and working under the direction of the Initiative Steering Committee, the Project Coordinator acts to implement operational activities critical to the success of the initiative, including; working with Divisions of Family Practice and physicians to engage, organize and deliver learning sessions, maintain all project tracking documentation, and provide regular reporting to the PPhRR Steering Committee on the successful spread of work in residential settings, and supporting the activities of the initiative in hospital and community prototyping. 

This position is a long term contract as it is part of a three year project, with current funding confirmed until March 2017.

Key Responsibilities & Duties
1. Support Provincial Spread of Polypharmacy Risk Reduction in Residential Care
• Act as the primary point of contact for the delivery of PPhRR work in residential settings in an integrated manner, linking with Divisions of Family Practice and  communities engaged in the GPSC Residential Care Initiative
• Coordinate and attend Physician Clinical Learning sessions and Circle of Care events to introduce speakers and facilitate case conversations
• Coordinate Continuing Medical Education (CME) process for Physicians
• Review the initiative with Divisions of Family Practices (DoFP) Executive Directors new to PPhRR
• Maintain accurate records of all education events in order to inform provincial evaluation
• Support Physician Leads, in the design and implementation of the Train the Mentor program including spread and sustainability plan
• Participate in planning, coordinate and attend Train the Mentor sessions for various communities, compile evaluation documents and report back on Train the Mentor sessions
• Organize and facilitate community Project Leads to share learnings, successes and challenges
• Apply the approved processes of the Steering Committee to organize residential care projects with communities, develop proposals and prepare fund transfer agreements
• Provide information and maintain information networks to ensure that PPhRR work is well integrated with other initiatives including; GPSC RCI, Specialist Services Quality improvement,  SCC Community Innovation projects, and the health authorities

2. Support for Acute, Community and Steering Committees Activities
• Ensure documents and resource tools on the Shared Care website are maintained accurately and work with physicians to write PPhRR articles for the BCMJ and Shared Care newsletter
• Provide administrative support for the PPhRR Steering Committee and Evaluation Advisory committee including preparing agendas, taking minutes and preparing reports
• Provide support for acute and community PPhRR initiatives including; processing physician sessionals and producing financial reports and community activity tracking reports
• Participate in initiative planning and budgeting processes with Initiative Lead and Physician Leads

Skills & Qualifications
• A Degree in a discipline related to health, business, or public administration, plus 3-5 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral communication and relationship management skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact with highly trained professionals and senior managers.
• Excellent research and writing skills and proven ability to develop clear, concise and comprehensive written reports.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and an ability to establish credibility with physicians and health professionals.
• Proven ability to work with diverse groups who have different interests.
• Experience supporting teams leading complex and adaptive change.
• Diplomatic communication and problem solving skills.
• Excellent judgment in setting priorities, identifying issues and determining action required when working under pressure and deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Excellent MS Office suite, Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to – please quote reference code “Project Coordinator – 3100” in the subject line.

Doctors of BC thanks all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Posted: October 17, 2016
Closes:December 16, 2016
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At Doctors of BC (formerly the BC Medical Association), we make a meaningful difference in improving health care for British Columbians. Our ultimate goal is to create an environment where physicia...