Chief Health Improvement Networks

  • Provincial Health Services Authority
  • Jul 04, 2024
Full time Administrator

Job Description

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages, evaluates, and innovates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Compassion – Respect – Equity – Courage – Innovation.

PHSA’s work is guided by its purpose to inspire and unite specialized teams to create a healthier province for all, as well as its vision to boldly create an equitable, anti-racist, and culturally safe health care system where everyone thrives. PHSA lives by its values and is guided by the Coast Salish Teachings gifted to the organization by Coast Salish Knowledge Keeper Sulksun (Shane Pointe).

Through its clinical policy mandate, PHSA is responsible for overseeing core specialized health services including Health Improvement Networks (HIN’s) including Emergency Care BC, Critical Care BC, Perinatal Services BC, Child Health BC, Stroke Services BC, Pain Care BC, Cystic Fibrosis Care BC, and Trauma Services BC. In this inaugural position, the Chief, Health Improvement Networks is responsible for establishing, developing, and sustaining effective service delivery model(s) for the HIN’s and related contracted services. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, Provincial Clinical Policy, Planning, & Partnerships (EVP), the Chief, Health Improvement Networks is a senior member of the PHSA leadership team and accountable for providing provincial leadership in the coordination, planning, evaluation, improvement, and reporting of health improvement networks. Paramount to their success will be the ability to do this work in partnership with other Health Authorities, the BC Ministry of Health, Doctors of BC, and others.

The Chief, Health Improvement Networks is a future-thinking change agent that communicates a clear vision, strategy and roadmap supporting PHSA’s provincial mandate and the development of accessible, sustainable healthcare across the province. A big picture thinker, they can communicate a clear vision, strategy, and roadmap and distill that strategic vision into practical applications while supporting a team to fulfill that vision. Naturally humble and a collaborative relationship builder, the Chief Health Improvement Networks is a compelling thought leader who possesses a history of developing successful partnerships that created broad clinical transformation.

The Chief, Health Improvement Networks will wholeheartedly partner with others in the organization to ensure Indigenous-specific anti-racism, Indigenous Cultural Safety, and DEI strategic priorities are being actioned, and holds a steadfast commitment to diversity and creating a just system where Indigenous and other voices that have been systemically excluded are platformed and supported to lead change. PHSA is committed to equity in its hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, it is addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout its systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. It invites applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and persistently marginalized groups identified under the BC Human Rights Code.

With multiple years of experience in a senior leadership and influencing role in a large and complex health system, the Chief, Health Improvement Networks brings a foundational background in a clinical practice and/or clinical operations, and their experience is augmented the equivalent of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline.

The expected salary range for this position is $223,218 – $281,960. The starting salary for this position will be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience and will be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. It will also be supplemented by a competitive benefits package.

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Vancouver, BC