Licensing Officer

Position Summary

If you are a strong communicator and problem solver, able to integrate knowledge of community care and assisted living legislation and best practice; then we have a rewarding Licensing Officer position for you!

The purpose of the Licensing Officer role is to protect and enhance the health and safety and well-being of vulnerable and dependent individuals in Community Care Facilities through the administration of the Community Care and Assisted Living Act and Regulations.

This permanent full time position will be for facilities focused on Home and Community Care.

Some key responsibilities include:

• Evaluation of the provision of care to ensure it is achieving legislative outcomes, through a program of regular and follow-up inspections of licensed care facilities.
• Documentation, communication and following up on inspection findings.
• Investigation of complaints and incidents in accordance with policies and legislation
• Assessing applications for licensed care facilities including operational plans, policies and procedures
• Collaborating with interdisciplinary professionals on issues related to the provision of care
• Participating in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement initiatives and educational programs

This is a permanent full-time opportunity based in Kamloops. Days of work are Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00. This position requires travel within the interior.

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic medical services, dental and extended health in addition to life insurance and long-term disability. We are strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth and offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your career.

If you are passionate about making a difference, apply today and join our talented and committed team.

Qualifications

A university degree or diploma in a related discipline with a minimum of two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Valid BC Driver’s License.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01735597

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KAMLOOPS S CENTRAL HEALTH

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

IH LICENSING

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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