Project ManagerApply Now Job ID 1562073 Date posted 06/04/2021
Status :TERM SPECIFIC FULL TIME
Interior Health is seeking an individual with strong coordination and planning skills to assist with our exciting Primary Care Network projects. This position offers varied responsibilities and priorities, and the opportunity for mentorship and experience in Primary Care.
Along with knowledge and understanding of our BC healthcare systems, this position requires strong stakeholder engagement. The ability to determine and bring key partners together to coordinate activities and projects is important so strong communication, organization, and collaboration is key. Experience working with indigenous communities and partners would be a strong asset.
This is a two year term position until July 31, 2023 and the worksite location is flexible anywhere within our Interior Health region. With so many spectacular communities to choose from, you will love where you live, work and play. Not only are we a BC Top Employer, but we also offer an incredible benefits package.
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The Project Manager, Primary Care Network facilitates and coordinates the planning, design, and implementation of all Primary Care Network (PCN) capital projects within Interior Health. The Project Manager provides leadership and expertise required to ensure that capital projects at the assigned and approved site(s) are efficiently and effectively coordinated in order to meet the requirements of each of the approved local Primary Care Network plans.
1. Leads, coordinates, facilitates and supports space related elements of Primary Care Network planning.
• Provides information to PCN partners on the capital planning process
• Supports PCN teams through the capital process
• Leads collaborative discussions between PCN partners on capital and space planning needs
2. Partners with Capital Planning to coordinate and facilitate all stages of project design (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with each project’s scope of work and functional program requirements.
• Acts as a liaison between key internal partners (e.g. Capital Planning, Clinical Operations, Primary Care Planning, Business Support and Facilities Management) and external partners (e.g. Divisions of Family Practice and First Nations) during the planning and implementation stages to ensure compliance with the approved Primary Care Network plan, application of sound industry practices, and consistency with Interior Health policies and practices.
• Coordinates and leads project steering, planning, and implementation committee meetings to establish project schedules.
• Leads, partners, and coordinates the completion and submission of Ministry of Health and Interior Health documentation
• Coordinates discussions between internal and external partners to clarify, escalate, and mitigate project-related issues.
• Participates in the establishment and verification of project budgets.
• Participates in the review of all drawings and specifications to ensure adherence to building standards and coordinates input from client users to confirm functionality.
• Analyzes and monitors technical and project progress information to determine the project’s potential impact on services, facilities, systems, and/or staff.
3. Ensures reporting and quality control of assigned capital projects.
• Evaluates design specifications to ensure they are within allocated budgets and scope at various project milestones.
• Ensures accurate and timely reporting.
4. Supports and partners with Capital Planning to lead and facilitate all stages of project construction (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Reviews functional project design to ensure that all construction requirements have been included (e.g. decanting, demolition, and building system issues).
• Monitors all stages of construction to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to contract terms of reference, and consistency with technical and functional program requirements.
5. Supports and assists Capital Planning and Clinical Operations to lead and facilitate all stages of operational commissioning (on multiple projects) to ensure cost effectiveness, adherence to building standards/codes, and consistency with technical, project’s scope of work, and functional program requirements.
• Coordinates and/or participates in the development and implementation of building commissioning plan.
• Participates with users to review arrangements/requirements for moves.
• Participates with all support departments to coordinate operational commissioning and pre-occupancy tasks.
• Ensures orientation and training to client users on new equipment (e.g. nurse call system is arranged).
• Verifies that space and components are functional.
• Post-secondary diploma in Project Management
• Five years of related experience, including a minimum of three years of specific healthcare experience involving medical facility construction which is essential to design and deliver our complex healthcare infrastructure
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – communicates effectively; listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnership and networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers and service, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.
Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of and ability to apply project management theories, principles, practices, and processes.
• Ability to interpret construction drawings and construction specifications.
• Understanding of construction practices and processes.
• Ability to establish project budgets.
• Ability to establish project schedules.
• Ability to effectively explore alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain all parties support and acceptance.
• Ability to analyze and interpret diverse and complex technical and operating information to develop an appropriate response.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and provide timely responses.
• A valid class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.