BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
BC Cancer is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.
Coordinator, Regional Cancer Care Program
Regular Full Time
The Coordinator, Regional Cancer Care Program, reports to the Senior Director, Regional Clinical Operations and works with the Community Oncology Support Team Leadership of the BC Cancer . The Coordinator also works closely with Regional Health Authority clinical leadership, management teams, and other internal and external stakeholders, and is responsible for facilitating, planning, designing, implementing, maintaining and evaluating assigned initiatives related to Community Oncology Network and the strategies for enhancing the Regional Cancer Care plans in order to facilitate network-wide process improvement. The Coordinator develops and evaluates processes; coordinates planning/design phases and achievement of deliverables; facilitates teams and the implementation of initiatives and liaises with various internal and external stakeholders; and creates and updates related documents and reporting including action and decision logs; and monitors progress and facilitates issue resolution. The position researches and analyses issues and trends; provides consultation, guidance and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders; and provides input into project budgets and resource allocations and monitors related expenditures
- Coordinates the evidence-based planning and design of assigned initiatives. Partners with Regional Health Authority leaders the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of initiative activities, ensuring adherence to systems, practices, policies and timelines. Monitors progress and takes corrective action to ensure that initiative reporting requirements are met.
- Under the guidance of the Senior Director, develops and evaluates processes, guidelines and pathways for assigned initiatives that ensure high quality patient care, in collaboration with clinical leadership and other areas as required. Partners with health systems leaders and clinicians in order to implement change processes and assists in the re-engineering process required for transition from existing service models to new models.
- Develops and maintains appropriate documentation including action and decision logs. Prepares reports, graphs, tables, briefing notes, presentations, issue papers and makes recommendations based on the data. Leads in the development of systems and reports that compile information from multiple sources; researches and analyses issues and trends in order to identify data/information required for monitoring budgets, quality and key performance indicators.
- Interfaces and liaises with the BCCA Community Oncology Support Team to ensure Regional Centre leaders and clinicians are provided with relevant information to support the advancement of the regional cancer care strategies and enhancements in the community oncology network.
- Facilitates teams to achieve deliverables and meets with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective communication at all critical stages of initiatives. Liaises with organizations, agencies and the communities to identify and document deliverables including issue discussion and resolution, in support of efficient and effective execution of the initiative. Liaises with appropriate stakeholders to ensure that the coordination of information is maintained; prepares reports and planning documents. Works with Communications to develop and implement communication strategies among stakeholders.
- Provides education about projects to individuals, groups, organizations and communities as it pertains to successfully completing deliverables.
- Provides input into budget and resource allocation for assigned initiatives, assists in monitoring expenditures to ensure their efficient utilization within the defined objectives, plans and budgets. Assists clinical leadership with integrating and coordinating resource planning, including budgeting, human resources, quality improvement, program standards and guidelines, and patient flow and access.
A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to Bachelor's degree in a Healthcare related field plus three (3) years of recent, related health care experience that includes one (1) year of experience in a coordinating/project management and systems development role within a complex health system.
Extensive knowledge of the health care system as it pertains to care and service delivery and the interdependence with other clinical programs/services. Proven ability to lead, plan, implement and manage large complex clinical initiatives including financial analysis and project planning and management methodologies. Ability to lead and manage responsively in an environment of constant change and redefinition, including the ability to re-direct and mobilize teams accordingly. Ability to facilitate discussion with various stakeholders and influence or persuade others to resolve issues. Working knowledge of applicable regulations, legislation and collective agreements. Ability to operate a standard PC and effectively utilize a variety of software applications to support the initiative management activities.
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