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Specialist, Evaluation, Mental Health, And Substance Use (full Time)

Full Time
4 days ago
Position Summary
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Research, Evaluation and Analytics department.

The Specialist, Evaluation-MHSU supports the development and implementation of evaluation strategies and activities that will inform decision making within the Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) portfolio in the Health Authority.

Starting salary will be approximately from $67,864 to $84,830 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. 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 MSP, 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.

•Master's degree in health, evaluation, or social sciences.
•Three (3) to five (5) years experience in conducting evaluations, performance monitoring or quality improvement initiatives.
•Experience in health care settings, community development and project management.
•Experience with evaluation in mental health and substance use settings.
•Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
•Knowledge about and experience with evaluation theories and approaches.
•Knowledge and ability to perform qualitative and quantitative data collection and analyses.
•Experience or knowledge of peer engagement strategies or community development work an asset.
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently as well as in teams.
•Strong oral and written communication skills including facilitation and negotiation skills and knowledge transfer and exchange.
•Ability to effectively present and clarify requirements, expectations, ideas, and concepts to health professionals, public and participants in care innovations.

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.
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