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Transfusion Practice Coordinator

Transfusion Practice Coordinator

 

PHSA Corporate

Vancouver, BC

 

In accordance with the Purpose, Vision, Values and Coast Salish Teachings, and strategic directions of PHSA, safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

 

Reporting to the Lead, Business Operations Quality & Utilization Management, the Transfusion Practice Coordinator, is responsible for leading projects, activities, and best practice initiatives to strengthen clinical transfusion safety across the province. This role collaborates with leaders and stakeholders including transfusion medicine clinical and technical professionals and physicians at both the provincial and national level. The coordinator will represent PBCO on local and provincial committees related to transfusion safety.


What you’ll do

  • Leads processes and planning initiatives aimed at transfusion safety in collaboration with provincial stakeholders; provides expert consultation on transfusion practices and delivery of education; develops, monitors, and evaluates resources for providers; and participates in internal, local, provincial, and national committees and projects.
  • Promotes evidence-based, patient-centered practice and shares knowledge about current research and literature to advance the quality and consistency of transfusion safety. Scans the environment and the literature to identify emerging practice trends and supports knowledge translation and exchange though interdisciplinary local and provincial partnerships.
  • Leads and coordinates projects and committees including managing timelines, deliverables, and financial reporting.
  • Actively engages and consults with professional disciplines at all levels of the organization and beyond the Health Authority. Provides provincial leadership including chairing the Provincial Nursing Resource Group (NRG).
  • Utilizes a provincial perspective to identify areas and opportunities for evidence-based education and improved transfusion safety through networking, collaboration, and assessment of needs.
  • Establishes opportunities to create partnerships and develop formal relationships with provincial stakeholders and partners to support the planning and implementation of provincial priorities. Uses creativity and problem-solving to resolve issues with respect to competing priorities with an emphasis on facilitating productive relationships.
  • Supports the development of clinical practice guidelines and practice support tools relevant to transfusion safety with consideration for the continuum from acute to community in conjunction with clinical leadership and provincial partners as appropriate. Participates in evaluations of outreach education initiatives.  

 

What you bring

Qualifications

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Masters preferred, including a minimum of 5 years recent clinical experience with a preference for transfusion experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing adult education tools and documents. Demonstrated ability in leading change, inspiring and engaging others and promoting innovation. Ability to build and maintain effective relationships. Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and participation and supportive of the learning of others. Uses evidence based knowledge to guide practice. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels, both internal and external to the PHSA. Flexibility to travel provincially and nationally.

 

Skills & Knowledge

  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

 

What we bring

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

 

Job Type: Regular, Part-Time

Salary Range: $86,398 - $124,197 /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
Location:
1867 W Broadway 3rd floor, Vancouver, BC V6J 1Y5
Closing date:
Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work:
0800-1600 (Tuesday – Thursday)
Requisition #
163569E

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

 

What we do

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates 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: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca  

 

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of April 19, 2024. 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.

 

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

Labor AgreementExcluded
Requisition #163569E-2415779
Work Site3rd floor 1867 W. Broadway, Vancouver
Job TypeRegular, Part-Time
Salary/Rate$86,398.00 - $124,197.00 / Year
FTE.50
Hours of Work0800-1600
Work DaysTue, Wed, Thu
Expiry Date07-Jul-2024

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