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The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia's history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.

 

Learn more about the CST project at www.cstproject.ca

 

Clinical Informatics Lead, Pediatrics

 

Reporting to the Clinical Informatics Director, the Clinical Informatics Lead, Pediatrics (the Lead) plays a critical, strategic leadership role in the Clinical and Systems Transformation (CST) Initiative, across Provincial Health Services Authority, Providence Health Care, Vancouver Coastal Health including Lower Mainland Consolidation Services (LMCS). The Lead serves as the key strategic liaison between CST and key health care stakeholders and provides expert consultative direction to operational, physician, and practice leaders in the area of pediatrics.  The Lead has a fundamental role in the success of this complex initiative, and provides critical consultative leadership, clinical informatics expertise, planning, and direction at the program/specialty level and with all CST work streams. The Lead ensures the scale and fundamental nature of clinical transformation required is understood at appropriate leadership levels, and supports the achievement of CST drivers/goals and the delivery of a well-planned strategy in collaboration with the health organization leaders.

 

Qualifications and Expertise Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a Health Sciences Profession.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Health Sciences, Health Administration or Health Informatics complemented with seven (7) to ten (10) years’ experience in leading major clinical or quality improvement initiatives in a large, complex health care environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) is required. 
  • Experience with previous clinical systems design and implementation preferred.
  • Ability to travel.

 

Expertise:

  • Strong understanding of clinical information/data and how these are managed, used and operationalized within the clinical information system and demonstrated knowledge and skill in the implementation of evidence-based practice in a clinical setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership in clinical and policy change.
  • Broad knowledge of clinical process, clinical informatics, workflows, clinical services delivery and patient/client satisfaction determinants.
  • Demonstrated strategic, creative, critical, and analytical and organizational skills.
  • Uses effective leadership, facilitation, communication and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict, achieve desired outcomes and address potential barriers to success.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute plans and ensure timelines are met while working with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Exercises initiative, self-direction and problem solving abilities to identity gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize current computer applications (Microsoft Office, etc.) and computerized health care application(s).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Lean or related process improvement principles.
  • Demonstrated experience with functional requirement assessment.

 

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

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