Who are we looking for?
Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Practice Lead, Seniors Specialized Care Transformation to join our team!
Do you have at least 5 years of recent experience with Home Health? Are you 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 Practice Lead will lead home health initiatives, and provide clinical expertise and leadership to the programs and services within the area of responsibility. The Practice Lead develops and recommends program plans, standards, and guidance documents, and works alongside partners to support implementation. The Practice Lead ensures all plans, standards, and guidance documents are person-centered, consistent with current evidence and best practice, and support the strategic objectives of the organization and Ministry of Health policy direction. The Practice Lead provides leadership to quality improvement and evaluation initiatives by assisting in design, interpreting data, supporting change management and scale and spread of the outcomes.
The Practice Lead will be expected to support the success of the Clinical Operations portfolio by developing strong, collaborative relationships with operational and physician leaders. The Practice lead must leverage these relationships to understand and respond to issues and opportunities within operations, champion and build support for change, ensure new initiatives are sound, successfully execute their implementation and support sustainability.
Some Key Duties may include:
• Continuously reviews the operating environment to identify opportunities and/or gaps, identifying solutions and recommending priorities within existing approved plans, strategies and organizational priorities.
• Provides clinical expertise into the development of plans, policies, processes, procedures, strategies and priorities, ensuring that proposals are robust, operationally feasible and can be expected to deliver a clearly-described person-centered benefit and high quality service delivery.
• Maintains a strong working knowledge of current policies, procedures, evidence and best practice, using that knowledge to inform planning and implementing initiatives.
• Collaborates with multiple stakeholders to identify, design, and address service and program gaps that exist, develop recommendations for addressing those gaps and supporting success change management.
• Researches, develops, and implements plans to address emerging priorities of care for issues where no current program or structure exists.
• Participates in the development and/or develops indicators for the portfolio in collaboration with the Operational Division of the portfolio and, as required, other portfolios across IH.
• Monitors and responds to changing health status needs. Collects, compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data to monitor program outcomes, enhance performance and identify emerging issues and trends.
• Liaises with internal partners, stakeholders, programs, and portfolios.
• Develops service goals and monitoring frameworks for contracted services, and supports contract managers to review contract performance.
• Provides content expertize into existing and emerging policies, regulations, standards, processes and procedures to guide consistent and high quality service delivery
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:
• Bachelor’s degree in a clinical area; Masters degree preferred.
• Five years of recent, related experience, including experience in implementing and evaluating large-scale projects.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge and ability to work with diverse populations, incorporating diverse perspectives, values, and approaches into planning.
• Demonstrated ability to identify and analyze situations and problems such that viable solutions are found. Approaches challenges and complexities from a systems perspective.
• Demonstrated ability to guide individuals toward a vision while maintaining group cohesion, motivation, commitment, and effectiveness. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary teams.
• Demonstrated ability to introduce and manage purposeful change that is consistent with the mission, vision, values, and operating principles of IH.
• Demonstrated ability to identify strategies and opportunities in a dynamic environment that lead to identified outcomes.
• Ability to critically analyze and synthesize evidence, and utilization/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.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to remain flexible and adapt to frequent changing needs and priorities.
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 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.