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Clinical Coordinator, Knowledge Translation (Prenatal Education) - Perinatal Services BC

Clinical Coordinator, Knowledge Translation (Prenatal Education)

Perinatal Services BC

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.


This key position works to develop knowledge translation strategies and approaches to assist in uptake and evaluation of evidence-based practice based on professional education expertise for Perinatal Services BC.

What you’ll do


  • Identify program and cross-program clinical education and knowledge translation needs and priorities in working collaboratively with program leaders, expert clinicians and researchers, health facility administrators, educators, and health care professionals.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate strategies to meet those needs either individually or as leader of a team.
  • Establish and monitor appropriate knowledge translation and evaluation frameworks (outcome measures and quality assurance strategies) in cooperation with Provincial Leads, Provincial Medical Directors and provincial partners.
  • Provide consultation to PSBC staff, regional health authorities and other stakeholders regarding clinical education needs and issues to promote quality clinical education practice and staff development.
  • Initiate and participate in quality improvement and knowledge translation initiatives and provides support for the development of outreach education initiatives or conferences aligned with organizational, provincial, and program priorities.
  • Teach, facilitate and coordinate outreach initiatives.
  • Work with other organizations and Health Authorities to plan and achieve expected outcomes related to regulatory and/or provincial requirements pertaining to maternal and newborn care.
  • Maintain and share expert knowledge of current trends in education and health care by reviewing literature, attending relevant conferences/continuing education, liaising with external organizations and members of professional associations, staff, and colleagues, and keeping abreast of educational technologies and applications.


What you bring


  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in nursing, education or an applicable discipline.
  • A minimum of five (5) years recent related work experience (e.g. clinical perinatal experience, healthcare quality improvement and knowledge translation) required.
  • Individuals with a postgraduate degree (nursing, medicine, public health, PhD in a related discipline) may be preferred.


You also have:

  • Knowledge and experience in development of Knowledge Translation theories, principles and practice.  
  • Demonstrated ability in developing educational tools and documents with a focus on perinatal care.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels, both internal and external to PHSA.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading change, inspiring and engaging others, and promoting innovation; ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills including the ability to present information in concise and meaningful ways.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish courses of action for self and others that are results oriented.
  • Knowledge of and experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.


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: Temporary Full-Time (until March 29, 2024)
1770 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V6J 4Z9
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday; 0830-1630

Requisition # 127261


What we do

Perinatal Services BC (PSBC) works to improve the capacity and processes of provincial perinatal services. PSBC 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 PSBC 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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