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Project Manager, Indigenous Cultural Engagement - BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
Project Manager, Indigenous Cultural Engagement
BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre
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 Project Manager- Indigenous Cultural Engagement, works closely and in collaboration with BC Children’s and BC Women’s Indigenous Health, PHSA Indigenous Health, internal and external stakeholders of BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH), Indigenous Elders, Indigenous organizations, First Nations Health Authority, regional health authorities, medical leaders, primary care providers, community care providers and partners, and patients, families, and caregivers.
The Project Manager will plan, implement, and evaluate stakeholder engagement initiatives to ensure that meaningful Indigenous engagement is foundational to Intercampus initiatives to provide culturally safe physical spaces across BC Children’s Hospital, and Sunnyhill, BC Women’s Hospital and the Healthy Minds Centre. The role will collaboratively develop project plans and objectives and achieve desired results as identified in the project plans . The Lead will develop and track metrics, ensuring alignment to the organizational strategies to address racism and improve patient care for Indigenous children, families, and caregivers. The Project Manager organizes and facilitates engagement initiatives, including talking circles, advisory groups, one-on-one interviews, and surveys, to elicit input and recommendations from Indigenous patients, families, caregivers, care providers, and community members.
What you’ll do
- Establish detailed project charter, plans and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables.
- Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensure successful and coordinated completion of project components, consult with stakeholders as needed and ensure readiness for project implementation.
- Track project progress according to project plan and identified metrics.
- Monitor and report on the status of projects and major barriers encountered.
- Make recommendations to Director regarding projects scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome.
- Implement or contribute to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.
- Participate in the development and monitoring of project budgets within the context of operations demands and environmental and resource constraints and uses best practice methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.
- Provide leadership by giving advice or guidance in situations that require interpretation and judgment.
Pursuant to section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry. Please self-identify in your cover letter/resume.
What you bring
- A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline.
- A minimum of five (5) year’s recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups.
- Project Management Professional designation considered an asset.
You also have:
- Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills.
- Experience or working knowledge of content areas is key to the success of this role.
- Effectively monitors budgets and executes project plans with stringent timelines.
- Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities to implement project plans and realize project completion.
- Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community.
- Utilizes effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
- Works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve problems in a timely manner.
- Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.
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: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 0830-1630
Requisition # 129356
What we do
BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BCW 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 BCW 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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