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We enable health services providers to become leaders in providing patient-centered health care, using enterprise standards and frameworks to deliver useful information and clinical tools reliably and consistently, anytime, anywhere. IMITS manages over 300 applications across business, clinical and research environments, serving over 50,000 front line, administrative and research staff to enable over 4.8 million patient encounters a year. As a successful candidate, you will deliver support to enable PHSA, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care (PHC) to become leaders in providing patient-centered health care. You have initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem solving abilities, as well as excellent communication skills.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, Temporary, Casual, Contractor
  • Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal

Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Laboratory team member at PHSA? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Focused
  • Problem Solver
  • Technologically Savvy


Information Management/Information Technology Services (IMITS) is a service of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. IMITS boasts a complement of 800 full-time staff who provide tech support and services to 50,000+ staff across PHSA, Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people, Be compassionate, Dare to innovate, Cultivate partnerships, Serve with purpose.

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“No two days are the same. It's a lot of analysis, a lot of thinking. If you like to pull things apart and bring them back together and make it something better.”

Shukri Ahmed

Clinical Lead

“I haven't been in any other workplace where the managers or teams have been so supportive of my development or pushing me to try new things.”

John Panzo

Business Analyst, Project Services

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“We are fortunate to have an amazing team of intelligent, reliable and dedicated professionals. Our health care system depends on a number of systems and technologies to function correctly and efficiently, and your commitment to this organization does not go unnoticed. Thank you for the incredible contributions that you make - not only enable the health system today but to help transform the system for the future to improve patient and provider experiences.”

Shannon Malovec

Executive Vice President, Digital Health & Information Services


Benefits vary by job type and are confirmed in the interview and hiring process.

  • Healthcare

    Extended Health and Dental Benefits

  • Health and Wellness Programs

    Discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs

  • Retirement Plans

    Enrollment in defined benefit municipal pension plan

  • Professional Development

    The opportunity to grow and advance your skill set in a large scale environment

  • Work/Life Balance

    We encourage "YOU" time for activities that inspire and motivate

  • Collaboration

    Work with individuals bringing expertise from a variety of backgrounds

Job Details

IT Project Manager Vancouver, Canada
Job ID 2414075_pl355 Date posted 05/17/2024

Vancouver, BC 

The IT Project Manager has direct responsibility for the designated portfolio in support of technology solutions within healthcare across the province including the supervision of staff and the development and continuous improvement of technology service business processes and practices. Accountable and responsible for the timely execution of service requests and incident resolution relating to the portfolio’s services and technologies. Ensures consistency of services and solutions with healthcare strategy and efforts in order to maximize alignment.

What you’ll do

  • Provides leadership and oversight of the day-to-day operations for a designated team to drive operational excellence and ensure alignment with quality of service and device management roll-out and operations.
  • Conducts an analysis of the current situation and the future requirements of the portfolio, sets specific goals and objectives aligned to the overall strategic direction, and determines priorities for planning and implementing strategies in collaboration with the key partners and stakeholders.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to assigned staff using effective management techniques (for example, coaching, mentoring, delegating, building teams and managing performance) to support the achievement of required outcomes and to ensure that staff members are achieving a level of performance that meets the highest standards within their areas of function.
  • Fosters a positive working environment including seeking opportunities to reward and recognize team and individual contributions, listening to the team’s concerns and enabling decision-making at the front line.
  • Evaluates individual and team performance in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders and peer staff ensuring probationary and annual reviews are completed for assigned staff. Handles grievances and investigates work and staff issues and initiates disciplinary action up to and including terminations.
  • Prepares and manages the annual operating budget for designated services, monitors variances and develops and executes corrective actions.
  • Develops effective partnerships with stakeholders including healthcare service providers, vendors and outside contractors aligned with established service level agreements (SLAs).
  • Develops and uses metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify performance issues or other variances, develops and implements strategies to address and to improve performance.
  • Establishes the disciplines and processes required to manage all aspects of a device lifecycle management shared service in order to minimize support costs and technical complexity while supporting Health Authority business requirements.
  • Develops, implements and monitors the management processes according to the Risk Management Plan and the Quality Management and Assurance Plan.
  • Proactively investigate and prepare for new device management technologies and platforms that may require unique images.

What you bring


  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Business or a related field, plus five (5) years recent related experience in large, complex, multi-site organizations, including a minimum of five (5) years in a progressively responsible leadership role.
  • Team player with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and proven experience managing and coaching teams for high performance.
  • Customer focused with ability to facilitate and encourage cooperation between diverse operational groups and skill sets.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Critical thinking skills and proven ability to effectively manage human and fiscal resources.
  • Proven technology background with a solid understanding of infrastructure and technology frameworks such as Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).
  • Extensive understanding and experience managing device and related technologies. Relevant industry certifications, such as Microsoft Certified System Engineer.

Skills & Knowledge

  • 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, 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.
  • 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: Casual full-time hours (37.5 hours per week)
Wage: $39.00 - $51.00/hour - as a casual employee, total earnings include an additional 13% in lieu of benefits and paid vacation. The rate 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
Location: Vancouver/Burnaby, various Hybrid Options  
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week)
Requisition # TOD03062014

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 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:

PHSA is 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.

This position is part of PHSA Talent on Demand – an in-house recruitment service providing talent to PHSA and other health authorities. We manage a robust talent pool of service-minded professionals who are available to start work immediately. Talent on Demand creates a gateway for those who wish to achieve their career goals. Successful candidates will gain significant health care experience and can transition into long-term, permanent roles within PHSA. For more information, visit


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