Project Manager | Laboratory Middleware and Instrumentation Refresh

Position Summary

Who are we looking for?

Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Project Manager, Laboratory Middleware and Instrumentation Refresh to join our Laboratory Services team!
If you are interested in expanding your career opportunities and further developing your skills, this is the position for you!

The worksite location for this position is flexible and can be located anywhere within British Columbia.

How will you create an impact?

The Program and Medical Directors, Laboratory Services, the Project Manager, Laboratory Middleware and Instrumentation Refresh, develops, implements, manages, and evaluates the strategic initiative to support the development and sustainability of the laboratory program within Interior Health (IH), including the planning, procurement, and implementation of relevant processes and procedures. The Project Manager leads and manages a variety of process analyses and improvement initiatives including identifying the service needs and organizational resources, while analyzing the capacity for change and resource capabilities throughout the core Laboratory Services Portfolio.

The Project Manager will be required to travel in in order to work with leaders across IH and key external stakeholders (such as other Health Authorities and community partners) in order to facilitate ongoing collaboration and effective application of initiatives. The Program Manager refines and maintains as well as reports on project costs relative to budget. Additionally, in collaboration with the Medical and Program Directors, the Project Manager develops briefing papers and reports ensuring the timely and effective implementation of decisions as well as works on specific projects as assigned.

Some Key Duties may include:

• Applies knowledge and experience in Medical Laboratory Technology and Quality, Laboratory Information Systems, project management skills, and process review and analysis to manage the project and to recommend system and process improvements to programs and initiatives within the core Portfolio. Ensures initiatives are completed in a timely manner and result in quantifiable improvements within the budget allotted.
• Analyzes business initiatives and opportunities and provides feedback to the Program and Medical Directors of IH Laboratory Services on the feasibility of and requirements for the achievement of objectives. Maps out alignment with future direction and ensures initiatives are aligned with other cross-functional organizational initiatives and business/improvement strategies.
• Identifies and promotes the expedited resolution to problems or barriers to enable successful project/ change completion and transformation.
• Provides updates to the Program and Medical Directors on the implementation and issues of key project initiatives. Prepares reports, briefings, and presentations researching elements as required.
• Collaborates with department and Portfolio leaders for a coordinated and strategic approach to the planning and implementation of project initiatives in the Portfolio.
• Promotes consistent processes and continuous Lean improvement of practices throughout the core Portfolio.
• Collaborates with departments to identify, develop, implement, evaluate, and report on the impact and outcomes of strategic initiatives.
• Monitors, on behalf of the Program Director, plans and operations, measuring progress toward goals and objectives and identifying key factors that account for deviation from the stated goals and objectives, working with other key management staff on process implementation.
• Works collaboratively with change and project management experts to ensure the integration of sound change and project management principles in all initiatives. Provides project management expertise to guide and support the implementation of initiatives.
• Liaises internally and externally with others including representatives of other Health Authorities. Supports and/or identifies opportunities to partner with other Health Authorities, regional entities, community agencies, and private partners in system redesign or care and service improvements.
• Leads a range of discreet projects; develops guidelines, templates, and critical activity pathways; and makes recommendations for action.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

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. Apply today!

Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer

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 BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience:

• A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree.
• Five years of Medical Laboratory Technologist experience and five years of Information Technology experience.
• Experience in Laboratory Quality Systems.

Skills and Abilities:

• Manage challenging and competing demands within a limited timeframe.
• Creatively plan and promote new program and service delivery models.
• Work collaboratively with and provide leadership to diverse groups and individuals.
• Ensure decisions and program direction support the goals of the organization.
• Critically analyze and synthesize utilization and statistical data.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing, including the ability to facilitate and negotiate.
• Use initiative and judgment to develop courses of action for self and others that are results-oriented.
• Productively use technology where appropriate.
• Strategic and operational planning skills.
• Advanced project management skills.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Starting salary is approximately from $80,900 to $116,300 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 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.

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