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Project Leader, Planning & Program Development

Surrey, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Fraser Health is one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. Over 26,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.6 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley and handle operations of 12 hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and services in public health, home health, mental health and residential care facilities.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, professionalism and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Are you looking to become part of an organization that has this pride in their people and strives to support them in building a great workplace? From the financial advisor managing our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces

Keep reading to discover more about this exciting position.

We have an outstanding opportunity as a Project Leader, Planning & Program Development. Bring your enthusiasm, vision and expertise to a role where you can really make a difference! In this key role you are responsible for leading, directing and coordinating the development and implementation of projects and new initiatives arising out of the site operational needs of the Population & Public Health program. You will provide leadership and collaborate with clinical and operational leaders to support best practice models for Population & Public Health programs and services.

The Project Leader will focus on Healthy Community Partnerships for Healthy Living/Healthier Communities within North Surrey. You will also lead selected projects and new program development through to implementation, as prioritized by the Population & Public Health Program Leadership Team. You will provide consultative services to Population & Public Health Directors, Managers and Clinical Leaders while managing initiatives, ensuring alignment with Fraser Health's strategic vision.

The Project Leader:
    •Acts as the business architect for clinical/operational processes development and implementation by ensuring initiative designs and structures are devised and integrated to achieve the desired outcomes and benefits in an optimal manner.
    •Identifies, establishes and manages the appropriate team structure and membership required for the initiative including sponsorship, champion, steering committees and delivery/implementation teams, utilizing Fraser Health and external resources.
    •Develops project plans appropriate to the initiative and incorporates change management approaches to ensure success in complex multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary settings. Develops and implements a consistent and streamlined process for policy development.
    •Collaborates with program staff, senior leadership including MHO's to develop project work plans for project activities including development of clinical protocols between departments and development and implementation of staff education strategies.
    •Reviews existing policies in other Fraser Health programs and relevant external organizations and researches standard methodologies, trends and innovations that may influence practices and models and provides evidence informed recommendations.
    •Develops project plans, communication strategies and engagement opportunities in collaboration with appropriate Clinical and Operations Leaders.
    •Leads day-to-day management of projects and teams, monitors and provides progress reports to Population & Public Health Program Leadership Team, including identification, management and mitigation/resolution of risks and issues. Monitors project progress and takes corrective action to ensure that project implementation strategies and services continue to operate efficiently and effectively; ensures project reporting requirements are met.

Liaises with key support areas and internal/external stakeholders to ensure critical initiative outcomes are achieved and negotiates/facilitates resolution of any impediments to progress and success.
    •Champions change and project management methodologies; manages initiatives tracking and change/project education websites; assists in the development and presentation of initiatives management coaching, mentoring and instruction strategies and materials.
    •Provides education about the project and the initiative to individuals, groups, organizations and communities as it pertains to successfully completing project deliverables.
    •Partners with other departments and external stakeholders in the development, maintenance, and promotion of Fraser Health initiatives management processes.
    •Participates in the evaluation of the tool set used by project teams, and makes recommendations regarding the implementation of new or improved tools.
    •Assists in the re-engineering process required for transition from existing service models to new models.
    •Provides pre and post implementation support as required.
    •Represents Fraser Health on provincial initiatives and committees as assigned.

Your qualifications include a bachelor's degree in Nursing, allied Health Sciences or other relevant clinical discipline. Seven (7) years' recent, related experience including healthcare service delivery, planning or project management or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.

This is a Full-Time position located at a Public Health Unit in Surrey, BC.

Apply now and we can continue the conversation and explore you joining our team supporting our employees to provide the best possible care to the patients they serve.

Fraser Health values diversity within the workplace.

Valued Benefits

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.