Program Manager

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton, AB (27 days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
The role of Program Manager – Continuing Care Transitional Spaces (PM), is an amazing opportunity for a candidate who enjoys working in a fast paced environment where maximizing access to support client care is paramount. You will support daily operations and decision making for bedded respite, post-acute options, Day Programs and the CHOICE program. The PM will ensure there is strong collaboration with all stakeholders in addition to providing leadership and strategic direction for the Transitional Spaces operations coordination team. The PM will be accountable for overseeing - 1840 day program spaces/week, 29 respite and CHOICE holding beds and 310 post-acute spaces; these spaces are located at 44 different sites. The PM is accountable for standardization across different locations by providing direction and oversight through an informal reporting model with non-AHS based Unit Managers and Program Leads. Key Responsibilities: reviewing the CHOICE Program and the development of a new CHOICE site in the Edmonton Zone; overseeing respite options including ADP, CHOICE and bedded options; overseeing post-acute program options including sub-acute, restorative and transition unit spaces; reviewing transitional bed utilization, including creating strategies to improve access, availability, and occupancy and to determine current/future needs of facility based beds for both urgent and planned use; providing coverage support and back-up for the Director, Transition Services.

Continuing Care Services (CCS) has invested substantial effort into creating workflows to support Destination Home, enhanced home care, and caregiver respite options. The role of Program Manager – Continuing Care Transitional Spaces, is an opportunity for a candidate who possesses the right skill-set and background. Not only do you get to work in a fast paced environment where attention to maximizing access to available resources to support client care is paramount, but you will also be encouraged and supported for your out-of-the box, creative solution based ideas. Your focus will be on supporting clients and their caregivers by ensuring that AHS has adequate respite and post-acute options available and that Day Program and CHOICE holding beds are being used to their maximum potential. You’ll be working alongside the Transition Services Leadership team to support daily operational planning and decision-making.

Classification: Manager
Union: Exempt
Department: P124.Community Care Access
Primary Location: Plaza 124 Building
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 22-NOV-2019
Date Available: 06-JAN-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $40.32
Maximum Salary: $69.09
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a health related discipline–Master’s level preferred. Minimum of 5 years experience working in continuing care. Minimum 5 years of progressive leadership/management experience. Experience working with multiple organizations. Annual membership in good standing with an accredited professional association.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills are required. Demonstrated expertise in the areas of: strategic planning, project management, utilization management, quality improvement, data analysis, information management, program evaluation, systems perspective and change management.

Preferred Qualifications:
As Required.