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Vice President, Clinical Operations

Full Time
6 days ago
Position Summary
Are you looking for that career that will allow you to combine your clinical expertise and your proven leadership skills? If you feel, you can deliver success by implementing strategies that focus the efforts of individuals on business goals, individual goals, team goals and translating them into positive outcomes - we want to hear from you.

The Vice President Clinical Operations (VP Clinical Ops) provides executive leadership to all of Northern Health's clinical operations, to ensure that quality patient/client/resident care is provided and that the strategic goals and objectives of the Northern Health Business Plan are achieved. The VP Clinical Ops ensures the integration of teams within the HSDAs and across NH, to effectively and efficiently deliver services designed to meet local and regional needs within Northern Health's policies and priorities. The VP Clinical Ops brings an organization-wide perspective and health outcome driven approach to the operation of health services in the immediate, mid and long term. The VP Clinical Ops champions a knowledge-informed planning perspective, and use measurable indicators of operational success in the development, assessment, and continuous improvement of operational quality and performance across the Health Authority. The VP Clinical Ops collaborates closely with the Executive Team, ensuring internal and external information and analysis of trends in the provision of health services for northern rural remote environments clearly informs operational decision making and planning. The VP Clinical Ops works closely with the VP, PQIM to plan for and execute operations that support and build toward NH's goals in the short, medium, long and very long term. Supports and collaborates with the Executive Team to build and implement strategic priorities.

Starting salary will be approximately from $220,845 to $276,056 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 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.

• A Masters Degree in a Health Administration or a related discipline, plus at least fifteen
• (15) years of experience in progressively senior operational leadership roles in a large, complex public sector environment, preferably with senior level experience in operational management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Effective presentation skills.
• Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to deal with all levels in the organization as well as various external groups.
• Demonstrated leadership, planning and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated facilitation, negotiation and mediation skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to a team-based collaborative approach to management.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
• Demonstrated ability to create and support innovation and manage and implement change.
• High degree of business acumen.
• Sound understanding of and commitment to the application of continuous quality improvement principles and practices.
• Knowledge of current health care issues and trends.
• Demonstrated ability to provide progressive and innovative approaches to service delivery issues.

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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