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IMIT Project Manager

Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for an experienced IMIT Project Manager to join our team on a full time permanent basis out of our Kelowna location.

What we offer:
- Employee & Family Assistance Program
- Employer paid training/education opportunities
- Employer paid vacation
- Medical Services Plan
- Employer paid insurance premiums
- Extended health & dental coverage
- Municipal Pension Plan
- Work-life balance

Salary:
Salary range for the position is $86,398 to $124,197. Interior Health establishes salaries within the minimum and maximum of the salary range based on consideration of the qualifications, experience of the applicant, and an internal equity review of the salaries of other employees.

About the job:
In accordance with the established vision and values of Interior Health (IH), the Project Manager works under the project charter as established by the Regional Manager, with day-to-day direction from the (client manager), to lead the development and implementation of large corporate-wide and provincial clinical and business electronic systems. The Project Manager is responsible to maintain a continuous cycle of project planning, execution, and monitoring within IH project management standards. The Project Manager oversees assigned project resources, develops project plans, and ensures the delivery and acceptance of project end products for sign-off by the business areas.


Typical duties and responsibilities:

• Develops essential project documents (charters, schedules, end product specifications, etc.) with or on behalf of the project sponsor.

• Develops a comprehensive project plan with input from user groups and service providers (including risk management, business continuity, and interdependencies).

• Directs all activities related to the project. Guides and mentors team members.

• Prepares and manages project operational and capital budgets.

• Develops and fosters relationships with key internal and external partners (e.g., IH leadership groups, other Health Authorities, provincial partners, and suppliers) to address issues related to the project.

• Responsible for project staffing functions including daily assignments, recruitment, hiring, ongoing development, performance management, and performance evaluation including disciplinary action and termination as required.

• 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.

• Works with software vendors and other external service providers to negotiate contract terms and pricing and resolve complex and/or tentative service issues.

• Manages the process of change in all project affected areas across IH.

• Maintains and continually improves project management best practice and standards for IH.

• Acts in a consultative capacity to provide expert advice to other project managers.

Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems, or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of experience and post-secondary education.
• 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.
• Professional Project Manager (PMP) designation or equivalent.

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.

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).

Comments

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.

Competition #:

01975122

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

IH DIGITAL HEALTH PROJECT MGT

Reports To:

MANAGER

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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