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Apply Now Job ID 1232070 Date posted 03/06/2019
Community :NELSON
Position Summary

The Kootenay Boundary Health Services Delivery Area serves a culturally diverse population of approximately 79,000 with the regional referral hospital in Trail and community-based hospitals in Nelson and Grand Forks.

Services in the community-based Boundary & District Hospital provide a 24 hour emergency department and 12 medical beds. Kootenay Lake Hospital provides 27 medical beds and 3 OBS/Gyne beds, as well as a 24 hour emergency department and laboratory and diagnostic services.

The Health Services Director, as a member of the Acute Kootenay Boundary Area Leadership Team is responsible and accountable for identifying opportunities to create and coordinate the acute care health delivery system in the communities of Grand Forks and Nelson in an effective and sustainable manner, where coordinated services enable clients to move between services and settings within a system of care. The Health Services Director plans, delivers, evaluates, monitors, and reports on health services within the portfolio that include acute, home and community care, and persons with mental health and/or addictions disorders to ensure optimal delivery of health services within the assigned portfolio of responsibility.

The Director ensures the tactical planning, financial, and business operations and service delivery activities of the Health Service Delivery Area are carried out with Interior Health direction and cycles and are working towards ensuring public confidence in health system performance.

The Health Services Director is responsible for the standardization, integration, and planning needed to create a campus model of care within the Kootenay Boundary Acute Services portfolio.

The Health Services Director ensures a linkage between the local leadership Teams and the Interior Health Acute Services portfolio to ensure the service delivery activities of the program are aligned by:

- providing the strategic context and direction for the programs for the two sites.

- reporting and communicating formally to the Health Services Administrator on program status.

- assuring quality; guiding and monitoring the standardization, integration, and planning of the program.

- working with the Health Services Administrator to resolve issues relating to long-term planning and or program sustainability.

- monitoring overall progress of the program.


• Academic preparation at the post graduate level (Health, Business or Public Administration), with at least 7 years of experience in leading large, complex, adaptive health organizations.

• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
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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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