Project Manager - Kelty Resource Centre & Health Literacy, BC Children's Hospital

PHSA - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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BC Children’s Hospital’s (BCCH) Kelty Resource Centre is dedicated to helping families across British Columbia navigate the mental health system, listen and offer peer support, and connect them to resources and tools that promote healthy living outcomes. The Health Literacy team at BCCH is responsible for the management of multiple provincially mandated projects relating to the broad areas of knowledge exchange, information dissemination, and education for the public, service providers, and relevant policy/decision makers; and/or research, health system support, and academic development.

The Project Manager will work on multiple stake holder projects that promote health literacy and public awareness/education about mental health and wellness in the following key areas:

Child and youth mental health and
Health literacy

What you'll do:
Develop comprehensive project plans and ensure that projects are coordinated and sustainable in collaboration with PHSA leadership
Manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of projects in support of strategic PHSA programs and initiatives
Maintain responsibility, with ongoing support from the Project Coordinator as applicable, for the overall execution of projects, assuring they are done in an efficient manner, that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures and privacy legislation, and that they are done within the required timelines
Prepare quarterly and annual reports for each project in conjunction with applicable stakeholders

What you bring:
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Health, Social Sciences, or Business Administration
A minimum of five (5) years in a project planning or management role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.

Knowledgeable in the areas of:
Mental health and addictions research and clinical practices
Health systems and policy
Population health, prevention, health promotion and knowledge exchange

** For a full overview of the Duties & Accountabilities, please contact Veronica Wong, Talent Acquisition Advisor - veronica.wong@phsa.ca

What’s in it for you

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 and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Temporary Full Time until February 2021/Return of incumbent
Location: Vancouver, BC
Hours of work: Monday - Friday (0800 - 1600)
Reference # 90832

What we do:
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.

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 17, 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.

BCCH is a program 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.

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) bcchildrens.ca provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.

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