Leadership Mentor | Clinical Development

Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring two (2) Leadership Mentor, Clinical Development to support manager capacity. These positions are Permanent Part Time (0.60 FTE) and will be 3 days a week.

About the role:

The Leadership Mentor, Clinical Development is responsible for building the capacity of Clinical Managers to operationally manage their respective clinical settings to meet organizational targets and enhance patient care outcomes. Builds expertise in operational management that includes staff, performance, patient flow, and financial management. In collaboration with Clinical and Operations partners, utilizes just-in-time mentoring and feedback to support implementation of new learning into practice and provides leadership in support of best practice models and initiatives that support the effectiveness of Clinical Managers in their role.

Some Key Duties:

• Actively mentors and provides feedback to new Clinical Managers to strengthen operational management including staffing, performance management, patient flow, bed management, strategic planning, problem-resolution, continuous improvement, health and safety, forecasting staffing requirements, business case development, organizational systems, and collecting and analyzing trend data in clinical settings.
• Works to strengthen the managers’ ability in identifying their priorities, achieve clarity on their job requirements, and aligning their operational and personal performance with Interior Health’s goals and objectives.
• Provides one-to-one and group education, just-in-time support and mentoring in relation to business/operational management activities for clinical managers. Acts as a resource for assessing and resolving unit issues.
• Supports new clinical managers as they establish business goals and craft personal development plans that enable Clinical Managers to achieve successful outcomes in collaboration with organizational content experts and their respective director/supervisor as appropriate.
• Provides mentoring, feedback and support to new clinical managers with just in time best practice operations/business orientation/education to enable their effectiveness in service delivery and optimizing patient care outcomes.
• Supports new Clinical Manager’s development and application of leadership program learning to become champions of progressive leadership and effective operational management.
• Works with new Managers to identify strengths and areas for development. Supports them to establish personal development and business goals that will enable them to achieve successful outcomes.
• Supports, coordinates and implements initiatives and new program development related to supporting the clinical manager role. Responsible for ongoing continuous evaluation and reporting of programs and services, including ensuring projects/programs are data driven, evidence informed and outcome focused. Maintains expert knowledge related to the methods and tools of continuous quality improvement and applies these approaches to areas of improvement within their respective portfolio.
• Utilizes program reporting systems, including triaging and tracking systems for service requests and services provided, to ensure goals and objectives are met.
• Engages with Mentorship Lead and management to develop strategies for future training and retention activities.
• Carries out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel.
• Performs other related 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!

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
• Bachelors degree in nursing, health sciences, or related field; Masters preferred.
• Five (5) to seven (7) years recent, related clinical management experience, including demonstrated experience in successfully developing team members and other Clinical Managers.
• Experience in training and coaching is considered an asset.
• An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered

Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated ability to provide senior advisory services and consultation to management with experience facilitating, and influencing across a large complex system.
• Excellent communications skills and the proven ability to mentor, educate, and develop team members.
• Demonstrated expertise and experience with applying adult learning principles and best practices related to mentoring and educational programming in clinical settings.
• Demonstrated ability to guide individuals and groups while maintaining psychological safety, motivation, commitment, and effectiveness.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively introduce and manage change that is consistent with the vision, purpose, and operating principles of healthcare.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, develop, implement, manage, and evaluate programs.
• Empathetic with the ability to meaningfully share personal/professional experience to help clarify role expectations and processes.
• Ability to define own continuing education needs and maintain competency through reading literature, management workshops, seminars, and available educational offerings.
• Ability and willingness to travel.


Salary range for the position is approximately $80,935 to $116,344 and starting salary 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.

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