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Evaluation Lead, Immunization Programs - BC Centre for Disease Control
Evaluation Lead, Immunization Programs
BC Centre for Disease Control
What you’ll do
- Lead, conduct and/or coordinate multiple evaluation projects relevant to vaccine uptake and acceptance by conducting literature reviews, designing and implementing studies, collecting and analyzing data, and writing reports.
- Assess the effectiveness of current immunization promotion strategies and develop appropriate evaluation plans using readily available data as well as data requiring new acquisition.
- Contribute to applied public health research and ensure new understanding and knowledge is shared by publishing findings in recognized/peer-reviewed scientific journals or presentations at professional conferences.
- Make evidence-based recommendations to Communicable Disease and Immunization Service at BCCDC, BC health authorities, Ministry staff, and federal/ provincial/ territorial partners to develop, coordinate, and implement evidence-based provincial and regional strategies for selected vaccine programs and target populations to increase coverage.
- Provide guidance and direction in compiling interpretative reports based on quantitative and qualitative evaluation analysis.
- Conduct and advise regarding complex statistical analyses, including multivariate analysis using SPSS on complex data sets.
- Work collaboratively with other department members to support the identification and development of meaningful performance and outcome measures.
What you bring
- A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Masters or Ph.D. in social sciences or health-related sciences and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in related research/evaluation/decision support in a public health environment.
Skills and Knowledge
- Acting with integrity and trust, building a team environment, communicating clearly, fostering potential.
- Using change management theory and evidence-based practices to lead organizational change initiatives related to evaluation
- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with diverse levels of staff and management in the organization.
- Engaging stakeholders; achieving results by conceptualizing and demonstrating accountability, managing resources.
- Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills; expert knowledge of research methodologies, principles and procedures.
- Expert knowledge of performance outcome measurement tools and techniques and program evaluation (e.g., program logic models, impact analysis)
- Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
- Abilty to support team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
- Ability to work collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
- Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
- As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
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, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
- 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).
- Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
Job Type: Regular Full-time
Salary Range: $80,935 - $116,344. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
Location: 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC V5Z 4R4
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday; 0830-1630
Requisition # 139390E
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 we do
The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is dedicated to preventing and controlling communicable diseases and promoting environmental health for the province of BC.
BCCDC 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.
Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and BCCDC 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.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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