Coordinator | Central Functions

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C. is looking for a Permanent Full Time Coordinator, Central Functions!

Reporting to the Director, Clinical Operations and supporting the Royal Inland Hospital Leadership Team, the Coordinator, Central Functions develops, implements, and evaluates provincial, regional, and site wide initiatives to improve/maintain site operations and staff safety. The Coordinator liaises with department managers to provide a standard approach to Workplace Health and Safety Initiatives, such as Violence Risk Assessments and Safe Patient Handling, among other site wide initiatives. The Coordinator is responsible for retrieval, analysis, and presentation of strategic utilization information that is required to support operational and administrative decision making.

The Coordinator is also responsible for the Volunteer Program, Fit Testing, the Personal Protective Equipment Hub and the Emergency Response Manual, providing leadership and direction for the operations, management, utilization, risk management, and quality improvement within the assigned portfolio. The Coordinator is accountable for efficient, effective utilization of approved physical, financial, and human resources; for guiding and coordinating activities of the assigned areas in accordance with professional standards; and supporting the goals and strategic direction of IH.

1. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, facilitates change within the facility by supporting IH initiatives, monitoring on-going compliance, identifying needs, and providing timely feedback as directed.

2. Develops follow-up processes with staff and others. Resolves day-to-day problems as required, evaluates operating procedures, and advises management as necessary. Drafts correspondence/ reports as requested. Prepares spreadsheets, graphs, flow charts, and statistics as required.

3. Oversees volunteer services at RIH, including supervision of the Volunteer Coordinator. Responsible for recruitment, orientation, and communication with volunteers.

4. Coordinates and leads the Fit Testing program at RIH, including ensuring an adequate number of fit testers, scheduling testing and monitoring compliance.

5. Lead the Space Allocation Committee at RIH.

6. Coordinates site-wide health and safety initiatives. Participates in the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee as an Employer representative or co-chair.

7. Coordinates RIH Emergency Response activities, including manual updates, chairing Emergency Response Committee, coordinating and tracking drills, and providing administrative support to Code plan leads.

8. Co-leads Code White program with Clinical Operations lead. Ensures Code White reports are collected and tracked. Maintains an adequate number of site-based Code White trainers and organizes training sessions as required.

9. Coordinates and tracks completion of Violence Risk Assessments and Safe Patient Handling annual reviews. Monitors related metrics.

10. Oversees Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hub. Communicates with logistics, provides updates to managers, and ensures inventory levels are appropriate for site.

11. Supervises staff, including: maintaining appropriate staffing levels; participating in the recruitment process; carrying out performance evaluations and disciplinary actions as needed and other HR issues.

12. Coordinates and standardizes the implementation and maintenance of technology and administrative support systems (new and old) within the programs.

13. Collects and monitors fiscal and utilization data and analyzes data to ensure the effective use of resources in the service area. Monitors expenditures, and identifies and reports on variances.

14. Represents RIH Clinical Operations at the service area and IH level by participating in committees/teams as required

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).


• A Bachelor’s degree in a Business, Social Sciences, or a health related discipline.
• Three to five years of experience, including a minimum two years of management or leadership experience.
• OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


Starting salary is approximately $61,718 to $77,148 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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