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Northern Health

Regional Manager, Patient Transfer And Flow

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Position Summary
Are you interested in an opportunity to grow professionally within a positive and progressive culture? Northern Health is seeking a champion with significant management and leadership experience to join us!

The Regional Manager, Patient Transfer and Flow, is responsible for providing regional oversight and management of transition practices, planning processes, management systems, logistics and operations related to the NH Patient Transfer and Flow Office (NH PFTO). This role stimulates and supports quality improvement and change management through the use of data, information, Evidence Informed Practice guidelines, standards, policy and research to inform service development and implement region wide change. The Manager acts as Northern Health's representative in regional and provincial tables and develops partnerships with BC Emergency Health Services, external organizations, other health authorities, and associations involved in the development of transportation and flow services in BC. The role supports quality patient care and a positive patient/family experience by ensuring that the right patient is in the right place at the right time. Furthermore, the manager will be a part of a team that provides after-hours on-call support to the NH Patient Transfer & Flow Office.

Starting salary will be approximately from $106,026 to $132,533 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region's economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC's most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia - Canada's Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

Are you an International Applicant? Before applying for a job with Northern Health, please follow these steps on our Northern Health careers page

Qualfications
• Bachelor's Degree in nursing, with a minimum of seven (7) years recent experience in clinical nursing, including at least three (3) years in a senior position responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of complex service delivery systems, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Related transfer and/or bed management experience and emergency and/or critical care experience preferred.
• Current practicing registration with the BC College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with others internal and external to the organization.
• Superior capacity for logistics management - ability to assess, plan and optimize flows within a human services context.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, family, the public, clinical staff and members of the inter-disciplinary team; skillful in customer relations.
• Fosters an environment that values patient and family-centered care.
• Demonstrated ability to lead, teach and manage change in a multi-disciplinary setting and to guide others toward the goals of a patient transfer and flow service from a regional lens with a commitment to excellence in the provision of patient care.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Ability to create, monitor and analyze key performance indicators with continuous quality improvement skills.
• Ability to plan, prioritize and carry out projects in a timely manner.
• Ability to work effectively under pressure with changing priorities and deadlines; ability to resolve conflict.
• Demonstrated knowledge of budget planning and preparation principles, concepts and methods.
• Demonstrated knowledge of research methodology, practices and techniques with excellent investigative, analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to operate related equipment included related software applications (i.e. Windows, Excel).
• Ability and willingness to travel as required.
• BC Driver's license.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-20

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