Project Manager, Child, Program Improvement, Youth and Reproductive Mental Health - BC Children’s Hospital

June 27 2022
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Administration, Management, Health, Medical, HR, Training, Population Health, Project Management, Business Analysis, Social Work, Counselling, Psychology, Training - Development - Improvement
Vancouver, BC • Remote

Project Manager, Child, Program Improvement, Youth and Reproductive Mental Health

BC Children’s Hospital

Vancouver BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What you’ll do

  • Develop comprehensive project plans and ensures that projects are coordinated and sustainable in collaboration with leadership.
  • Review relevant best practice literature and consults with research and clinical experts to integrate evidence based approaches for each project.
  • Manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of projects in support of strategic programs and initiatives.
  • Maintain responsibility, with ongoing support from the Project Coordinator as applicable, for the overall execution of projects, assuring they are done in an efficient manner, that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures and privacy legislation, and that they are done within the required timelines.
  • Guide the identification, collection, and analysis relevant information relating to current projects, programs, and initiatives, and synthesize findings to put forward recommendations to program team for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice implications.
  • Develop and implement communication plans to ensure timely updates are provided to all internal stakeholders.
  • Provide project updates and/or presentations to external agencies, organizations, and other stakeholders.
  • In consultation with the Program Director/Manager, is responsible for the dissemination of information and knowledge products related to projects and key programs and initiatives under the identified mandate areas through a variety of vehicles.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports for each project in conjunction with applicable stakeholders

What you bring

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Health, Social Sciences, or Business Administration.
  • A minimum of five (5) years in a project planning or management role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.
  • Knowledge of content areas including: mental health and addictions research and clinical practices; health systems and policy; population health, prevention, and health promotion; and knowledge exchange.
  • Understanding of and practical skills in several key areas, including: project management; change management; organizational behaviour; research and evaluation relevant computer software applications; Internet search engines, websites, and navigation; funding structures and application processes; training and education; policy review and analysis; and facilitation, community development activities, and partnerships.
  • Related experience in: conducting literature searches and reviews, best practice reviews, policy analysis, working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups; and providing training and education activities.
  • Qualities including: creativity and innovation; sound judgment, tact and diplomacy; strong negotiation, conflict management, and consensus-building skills; ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a demanding and dynamic environment; excellent oral and written communications skills.

This role may support provincial projects, therefore experience working with multiple agencies and varied system stakeholders is an asset. Knowledge of options and barriers to care for children and youth with mental health or substance use is an asset. Candidates with experience and formal training in in project management and/or improvement methodologies will be given preference.

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday; 0800-1600
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What we do

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

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PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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