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Manager, Public Health, Central Administration - BC Centre for Disease Control
Manager, Public Health – Central Administration
BC Centre for Disease Control
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
You are a public health professional who is skilled in leading and supporting business processes to achieve effective internal operations within, and among, interprofessional teams. Your leadership of people is simply excellent: coaching, mentoring, collaborating, facilitating are all concepts that you apply regularly with team members as well as peer colleagues. You combine strong teamwork and operational requirements to create cohesive teams of diverse individuals to work with harmony and accountability to meet organizational goals.
This role supports the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Central Administration team. This team is responsible for the operational needs of each service line to ensure quality and efficient public health surveillance, detection, treatment, and prevention. Central Administration supports the business processes required to work towards streamlining of BCCDC services.
What you’ll do
The Manager, Public Health, reports to the program Director, Operations. Working in co-management with the Medical Director and/or other medical leads, the Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient management of public health services for BCCDC’s Central Administration. Responsible for managing and directing staff, budget development and oversight, and implementation of operational plans, the role provides leadership and direction for the operations management, utilization and risk management, and quality improvement of the BCCDC. High-level accountabilities include:
- Develops strategic priorities and coordinates operational planning and implementation of culturally safe and equitable public health services in conjunction with the medical heads and medical director.
- Provides overall leadership and direction for team members using effective management techniques that support the achievement of required outcomes.
- Manages service area operations including planning and monitoring staffing, resources, and supplies.
- Prepares an operating budget, monitors variances and uses best practice methods in reporting, monitoring and managing allocated budget; coordinates contract management as required.
- Leads, in collaboration with physicians & professional practice leaders, the identification of evidence-based outcomes, the development of quality indicators and/or care pathways, ensures compliance with accreditation standards, and coordinates or participates in quality improvement activities.
- Represents Public Health at operational meetings with external organizations as required; participates on committees as appropriate at provincial and national levels.
What you bring
- Master’s degree in Public Health, Business or Health Administration, Nursing, or a healthcare related field, or an equivalent level of education, training and experience
- 7 years’ recent and related public health clinical experience, including 2 years working in a managerial/leadership capacity
- Proven leadership ability, with communication and interpersonal skills conducive to interacting in a multidisciplinary environment and relating easily to people from diverse backgrounds.
- Knowledge of cultural safety and cultural humility, and application in healthcare setting.
- Leads teams and to promote teamwork through coaching, mentoring, and supervision.
- Critical thinking skills and proven ability to effectively manage human and fiscal resources.
- Demonstrated understanding and experience of quality assurance process, operational planning and program development, using electronic systems, spreadsheets, and database programs.
- Comfortable using a computerized patient care information system.
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
Location: 655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC, V5Z 4R4
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 0800-1600
Requisition # 123472
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).
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
BCCDC and PHSA 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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