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Community Programs Lead

Vancouver Coastal Health

This is a Full-time position in Burnaby, BC posted September 20, 2022.

Job Description Job Title: Community Programs Lead Work Site: VC Continuing Care Status: Start Date: Hours: Temporary Full Time As soon as possible 0800-1600 Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays Salary: $39.77
– $57.17 per hour Reference: 171368-lmo Come work as a Community Programs Lead with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) This position will be a direct report and support to the Manager, Public Health & Chronic Disease Services.

As a Community Programs Lead with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Be accountable for the provision and integration of designated community programs within the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) North Shore including planning, developing, implementing, delivering and evaluating community program services.

Collaborates with VCH acute and community staff and colleagues, North Shore Physicians, community agencies and other programs/services and organizations to ensure that services are appropriately integrated on the continuum of care and implemented within allocated resources.

Promote and facilitate community and stakeholder participation in developing policies as well as innovative solutions to health issues as they relate to health planning, and program implementation and evaluation.

Oversee the day-to-day operations of designated programs, manages and supervises interdisciplnary teams, participates on and/or leads committees and task groups, and collaborates with colleagues, internal stakeholders, and researchers as required for conducting daily business and successfully achieving program goals and objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in a relevant health care profession Supplemented with five (5) to seven (7) years’ recent, related cliincal or professional experience, including direct supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated experience effectively developing and implementing new programs and initiatives.

Exhibits comprehensive knowledge of current community health program theory and practice and skillful application and development of relevant departmental policies and procedures, and the application of municipal and provincial legislative requirements related to the implementation of relevant services.

Applies knowledge of a wide range of cross-cultural and diversity issues and exhibits comprehensive knowledge of the social determinants of health within a health care environment.

Demonstrated knowledge of population health, chronic disease prevention and primary care within community settings.

Demonstrated ability to engage internal/external stakeholders to develop, manage, and evaluate clinical services considering client needs, service delivery interrelationships and service potential within a complex environment.

Demonstrated leadership ability to foster collaborative working relationships that promote cooperative goal achievement and contribute to an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

Demonstrated analytical ability to effectively review current processes, identify areas for improvement, write reports and analyze statistical data.

Demonstrated ability to develop and monitor designated program budgets, monitor variances and secure additional funding from a variety of sources.

Utilizes sound business acumen to manage the fiscal resources in a manner that is financially responsible and consistent with the overall goals of the organization.

Demonstrated leadership, facilitation, collaboration and negotiation for the effective resolution of issues.

Applies project management methodologies in the design and development of various frameworks, tools, and techniques.

Strong systems-thinking, critical analysis, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Demonstrated ability to apply superior judgment, political experrtise to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with others at all levels both internally and externally to the organization.

Demonstrated ability to keep informed regarding current legislation, regulations, industry trends, technology and protocols, share knowledge and support staff to integrate evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality care/practices.

Physical abilty to perform the duties of the position.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents.

At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and “going first” when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families.

We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care.

We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately October 2023.

Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process .

Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions.

Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate.

Seniority will not apply.Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.