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Learning Technologies Specialist - Learning & Development - BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre



The Learning Technologies Specialist with BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (C&W) is a key member of the learning and development team, known on the hospital campus as New Knowledge & Innovation (NKI).


The Learning Technologies Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the preparation of all online education at BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCCH/BCW) meets organizational goals and priorities and is developed according to professional instructional design and technical standards. The Learning Technologies Specialist collaborates with clinical education leaders to determine agency eLearning needs and prioritize eLearning developments. The Learning Technologies Specialist designs and develops creative high quality interactive eLearning tools and programs to address BCCH/BCW educational and workforce planning goals, and provides educational and technical direction for clinical staff content experts involved in developing eLearning content for staff, students, and physicians and to contribute to the provincial specialty education mandates of BCCH and BCW.


In this role you will:

  • Identify strategic vision and direction for eLearning by collaborating with BCCH/BCW leaders and counterparts at other PHSA Programs and Health Authorities to ensure that online programs meet the evolving requirements for quality education and training of all stakeholders.
  • Initiate discussions and contacts with counterparts at other health authorities to share information and resources, collaborate on developments and to avoid duplications.
  • Coordinate all stages of the eLearning content development, from project initiation to evaluation, by assembling and leading project teams to ensure quality, consistent content and effective strategies for adult learning.
  • Direct the team towards the shared goal, including establishing roles, budgeting projects, setting goals, coordinating agreement on timelines for the delivery of content and project milestones, providing technical expertise to team members, and advising strategies to achieve the best results. 
  • Work with experts and act as the advisor in developing content into an online course using rapid eLearning development software (e.g. Articulate Storyline)

You have:

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
  • Postgraduate diploma or degree in Adult Education, Multimedia Studies, Educational Technology or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience directly related to adult learning, including eLearning development.

You have demonstrated:

  • Extensive knowledge of, and ability to apply and develop successful solutions for an eLearning or mixed media environment.
  • A high level of technical understanding for the development of eLearning content for the web (development for LMS compatibility and SCORM compliance).
  • Extensive knowledge of interface design and expertise in software such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Moodle, Adobe Creative Cloud applications, HTML5, simulation tools, etc.
  • Superior project management ability.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple, on-going projects. 
  • Ability to provide technical leadership for clinical learning staff to meet education needs.
  • Excellent writing, editing, proof reading and oral and written communication skills.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

If this sounds like you, apply now!


Reference #: 85395


Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 3N1


Regular Full-Time



About Us


BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.  


BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province's most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.


The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British ColumbiansPHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.


ATTN: PHSA Employees:


To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of July 2 2019. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.


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PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.


Labor AgreementExcluded
Requisition #85395-2327767
Work Site
Job TypeRegular, Full-Time
Hours of Work0800-1600
Work DaysMonday-Friday
Expiry Date15-Sep-2019

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