REGIONAL PRACTICE LEADER, CLINICAL LEADApply Now Job ID 1471937 Date posted 11/25/2020
Facility :KELOWNA CHSC
Status :TERM SPECIFIC FULL TIME
Interior Health is looking for a Term Specific Full Time Regional Practice Lead, Clinical Lead to join our team at our Professional Practice Office team in Kelowna! This is an excellent opportunity for someone that is looking for a permanent full-time career in the beautiful Okanagan Valley.
About the Role:
Reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer and Professional Practice Lead, the Regional Practice Leader (RPL), Clinical Lead collaborates with a wide range of individuals and groups within and outside Interior Health (IH) to lead the development, management, and communication of region-wide initiatives to support and enhance the quality of care delivered throughout the region.
The RPL engages in an IH-wide perspective to provide leadership and clinical support to practice initiatives across sectors and portfolios. The RPL leads and participates in the building and enhancement of a practice environment that promotes a culture of excellence and safety, respect and collaboration, accountability, and mastery and discovery.
The RPL supports clinical practice in a way that is caring, innovative, scientific, and empowering, based on a foundation of leadership and entrepreneurial teamwork. The RPL develops, enhances, and supports professional practice networks to promote the sharing of knowledge, monitoring of practice trends, and identification of opportunities that promote innovation and partnerships for practice improvement.
The RPL is required to work in an environment that is often ambiguous and to manage complex projects independently with little supervision. As a result, the RPL must possess considerable knowledge of both the health system and current issues that affect professional practice. Strong project management, change management, and facilitation skills are required for this forward-focused position.
Some Key Duties may include:
1. Scans the environment for emerging practice trends, working with Administrators, Directors, Managers, and staff to plan and implement strategies to address identified needs for emerging issues based on best practice standards.
2. Engages in an IH-wide perspective to provide leadership for clinical practice projects by seeking out and identifying best practices in patient care and ensuring the appropriate structures, system processes, and culture are in place to facilitate ongoing development of a best practice model of care. Acts as a change agent for clinical practice by fostering an environment of innovation and critical thinking.
3. Leads and participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of effective authority-wide clinical practices. Collaborates and consults with IH decision-makers, external resources, and clinical staff.
4. Develops and recommends budgets for projects; monitors expenditures, variance analyses, and reports; and recommends and implements remedial action.
5. Leads and participates in building a practice environment that promotes a culture of excellence and safety, respect and collaboration, accountability, and mastery and discovery. Supports clinical practice in a way that is caring, innovative, scientific, and empowering, based on a foundation of leadership and entrepreneurial teamwork.
6. Advises the Chief Nursing Officer and Professional Practice Lead of significant issues arising that may adversely affect professional practice, operations, or the reputation of the organization.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:
An attractive remuneration package in keeping with your qualifications and experience and excellent career prospects awaits the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer a total compensation package! We have one of the best benefit package and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days). We also offer an attractive (defined benefit) employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.
Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! 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....Be part of a dynamic team!
Education, Training, and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. A Master’s degree in a health-related field, preferably Health Informatics, is required.
• A minimum of seven years of recent, related clinical experience, including clinical health informatics experience, with three years in a management/administrative position.
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Current practicing membership with the relevant professional association.
**Experience with regional Electronic Health Record implementations (Meditech or Cerner). Experience with Project Management will be considered an asset.
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.
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