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Northern Health
700-299 Victoria Street
Prince George, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 250-565-2937
Web: www.northernhealth.ca

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Regional Director, Education and Training

Job ID: 55718
Job Views: 344
Location: Prince George, British Columbia
Job Category: Administrator, Director, Education, Senior Director, Strategy-Planning
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 10-06-2017

Job Description

Northern Health Authority 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Vice-President, Planning Quality and Information Management, the Regional Director, Education and Training will have accountability for building a renewed education service for Northern Health by advancing the strategic vision for education services, building a culture of continuous learning, and leading organizational change and improvement across clinical and non-clinical domains.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education or a health sciences discipline;
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ recent, related educational and operational management experience in a complex health care environment, including progressive education, research, project management and leadership experience;
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration with an applicable regulatory body/association such as the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) or the College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough familiarity with current trends and issues related to clinical education programs for health care professional and students.
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical practice legislation, statutes and regulations and as related to educational standards and practices.
  • Understanding of the functioning of clinical networks (e.g. Partnership Practice Councils).
  • Ability to identify opportunities that advances a culture of learning and competent clinical practice.
  • Knowledge of health care structures and educational systems.
  • Ability to lead the development of clinical orientation programs.
  • Ability to develop and write proposals, projects and research documents.
  • Ability to manage staff and budgets effectively.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and related technology.
Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.


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