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Injury Coordinator, Population and Public Health - BC Centre for Disease Control

Coordinator, Population and Public Health

BC Centre for Disease Control

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.


The Coordinator, Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, reports to the Provincial Manager, Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, and is a member of the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU), responsible to the BCIRPU Director for work related to BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI). This role is responsible for coordinating and promoting projects and initiatives throughout the planning, development, implementation and evaluation phases to support the work of the B.C. Injury Prevention Committee and the Provincial Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion team. This role provides professional expertise when leading the review process of provincial injury prevention projects and resources, and actively promotes injury prevention to share knowledge and influence policy. You will facilitate collaborative work with key partners including PHSA programs, Health Authorities, Ministry of Health (MoH), project consultants, non-governmental organizations and other identified partners. This position works both independently and as a team member to balance priorities and workflow, exercising leadership, initiative, flexibility, judgment and problem-solving skills to complete work.


***This position will be located at B.C. Children’s Hospital, B.C.


What you’ll do


  • Develop content for project management tools and supporting documents such as charters; contracts; Requests for Proposals (RFPs), by planning, writing and determining deliverables, timelines and methodologies in consultation with leadership.
  • Track project progress, including monitoring and assessing financial and performance reports, according to the project plan, and reports on the status of projects and any barriers encountered.
  • Complete projects on time using appropriate project coordination mythologies.
  • Synthesize and analyze research and best practices, and draft reports, briefing documents, and processes and procedures to inform projects, policies and team decision-making.
  • Create presentation materials for a variety of audiences including health professionals, health service administrators, university students and the public and engages with appropriate partners for input and direction.
  • Provide administrative support for project(s) and their key stakeholders as required, by responding to emails, providing information and answering routine questions, coordinating meetings, preparing and distributing minutes of meetings, and coordinating general administrative support functions.
  • Support administration, collection and analysis of online surveys conducted as part of project evaluations.
  • Ensuresprojects are inclusive of Indigenous perspectives and incorporates anti-racist principles.


What you bring


  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in health or another related field and additional courses or training in the content area this role will support. Master’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or other related field an asset.
  • Three (3) years of recent, related experience in content–specific field and/or population and public health.


You also have:

  • Strong knowledge of population and public health and health equity.
  • Ability to review and assess literature and translate it into practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate working groups and projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in project management an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team and external partners and to appreciate diverse perspectives. Solid understanding of topics of health equity and the social determinants of health and how to apply these to projects in their portfolio.
  • Experience engaging and collaborating with Indigenous communities an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, experience editing and incorporating feedback with a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a complex environment and ability to prioritize competing demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office and web conferencing software.



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; 0830-1630
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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.


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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.



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