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Project Manager, Research Informatics

Project Manager, Research Informatics

BC Children’s Hospital

Vancouver BC

 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA effective October 26, 2021.

 

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.  The Project Manager I leads and co-ordinates all aspects of the current projects undertaken by the department. The Project Manager I ensures that the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan.  The Project Manager I identifies and tracks metrics as they relate to the project deliverables, and provides consultation, guidance and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders.  

The Project Manager will support the Research Informatics Department at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR). The Project Manager will work closely with the Director, Research Informatics and will interact with the IT team at BCCHR and partner organizations (PHSA and UBC), as well as other stakeholders. This position’s portfolio will include two major ongoing projects: 1) the BCCHR IT Roadmap implementation following recommendations from external review, and 2) the implementation of a PHSA Research Data Warehouse to facilitate data integration and access in collaboration with various PHSA programs.

 


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 use 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.

 

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
  • 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.
  • Ability to effectively monitor budgets and executes project plans with stringent timelines.
  • 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.
  • Effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to work 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: Temporary Full-Time (until October 17, 2023)
Location:
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday; 0800-1600/0830-1630/0900-1700
Requisition #
114977

 

What we do

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH 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 BCCH 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.

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca    

 

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