Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Project Manager to join our Digital Health department team in Kelowna, B.C.
What will you work on?
The Project Manager leads projects for large corporate-wide and provincial clinical and business electronic systems and infrastructure. The Project Manager is responsible to leverage various project management methologies (e.g. predictive, disciplined agile, scrum, lean, kanban) in maintaining a continuous cycle of project planning, execution, monitoring and reporting, as directed through the Digital Health Project Management Office. Additionally, the Project Manager oversees assigned project resources, develops project plans, and ensures the delivery and acceptance of project deliverables and end products for sign-off by the business areas.
SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Engages with sponsors and stakeholders to develop essential project materials (initiation document, canvas, logic model, charter, schedules, requirements, user acceptance testing, end product specifications, go live checklist, transition to operations, etc.) on behalf of the project sponsor(s) and steering committee.
2. Develops a comprehensive project plan with baselines ensuring input from various stakeholders and stakeholder groups, along with plans to manage change, risk, requirements, quality, business continuity, and interdependencies.
3. Executes, monitors, controls and reports on all milestones, deliverables and activities related to the project.
4.Prepares and manages project operational and capital budgets to a defined budget baseline, regularly communicating with portfolio finance lead on quarterly and period variances.
5. Responsible for project staffing functions including daily assignments, recruitment, hiring, ongoing development, mentoring, performance management, and performance evaluation including disciplinary action and termination as required.
6. Develops, implements, and monitors standards for service and performance; evaluates and effects changes as needed to improve services, simplify work flow, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements.
7. Manages procurement activities, within the provincial procurement framework, including engagement with software/hardware vendors and other external service providers to negotiate contract terms and pricing and resolve complex and/or tentative service issues.
8. Aligns to PMO guidance and maintain project management best practice, and demonstrates and ongoing commitment to expand personal project management competencies, while supporting the continual improvement of collective standards delivered through the PMO.
9. Performs other related duties and projects as assigned.
How will you create an impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
How will we help you grow?
We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team!
Education, Training, and Experience:
• Professional Project Manager (PMP) designation; equivalent project management certifications such as Prince2 will be considered. Comprehensive understanding of Business Analysis, Change Model and Evaluation of benefits and value within a project context is essential.
• A minimum of five to seven years of experience in the project management of complex, multi-site, multi-disciplined information systems, including responsibility for staff development and supervision. Experience within a large and diverse healthcare organization is an asset.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems, or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of experience and post-secondary education.
Skills and Abilities:
• Talent for leading people with integrity and trust.
• Experience building a team environment.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels inside and outside the organization and possesses political awareness in a healthcare environment.
• Demonstrated ability to foster potential of others by managing, coaching, and developing staff.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, direct, and control multiple projects and project teams in a large, complex implementation.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
• Experience in facilitating multi-disciplined workshops to develop solutions to problems and/or consensus on new processes.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, continually changing environment.
• Ability to travel.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the B.C. Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).
Starting salary is approximately from 77K to 87K and will be based on education, training and experience.
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.