Manager, Mobile Primary Care Team (5467008)

  • Northern Health
  • Jul 17, 2020
Full time Manager

Job Description

Position Summary
Reporting to the Health Service Administrator, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii, the Manager, Mobile Primary Care Team (the mPCT) is responsible for the leadership, management, and coordination of the mPCT for the participating First Nations Communities. In accordance with established vision and values of Northern Health (NH), and in partnership with the First Nations Health Authority and First Nations communities, the Manager assumes responsibility for the management of Coast Tsimshian Mobile Primary Care Team staff and resources and the provision of leadership and consultative advice, ensuring that services are grounded in the principles of patient and family-centered care, cultural safety, delivered close to home, and implemented using evidence and innovation to meet the needs of the participating First Nations Communities.

The Manager is a key contributor to NH and partners’ rural and northern network of services that includes integrated primary care and community services, residential care and a network of hospitals. The Manager works closely with the Northwest management team to contribute to establishment and maintenance of an integrated, seamless and consistent primary care service across the Northwest. 


  • Baccalaureate Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive leadership in a position responsible for team leadership, program management, development and implementation of operational and strategic plans, including experience working with BC First Nations organizations and communities and a broad understanding of clinical theory and practice within a team based, person-centered model of care, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local and regional community health issues including a clear understanding of a Primary Health Care Model of service delivery.
  • Knowledge of the health and wellness governance landscape in First Nations’ health in BC.
  • Ability to create an atmosphere of respect, trust, and workplace health.
  • Positive problem solving skills in a dynamic unionized work environment.
  • Acts with integrity and contributes to the development of integrity in the organization.
  • Ability to Work collaboratively toward a common goal.
  • Ability to inspire, support and develop others and self.
  • Manages human, financial and capital resources effectively and responsibly.
  • Makes sound decisions supported by fact-based information.
  • Evaluates program effectiveness to achieve improvements.
  • Acts as a role model for commitment to service and satisfaction of stakeholders.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Seasoned leadership and people management skills.
  • Ability to build collaborative high functioning teams.
  • Ability to find creative solutions to problems and support quality improvement initiatives.
  • Computer proficiency and ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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Prince Rupert, British Columbia