Project Manager I, PICNet Job in Vancouver, BC at PHSA –

Job Description

The Provincial Infection Control Network of British Columbia (PICNet) is a provincial program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) that works to reduce healthcare-associated infections in BC healthcare facilities. Our key areas of focus are surveillance, evidence-based guidelines, and education. PICNet works together with partners on provincial surveillance initiatives, development and promotion of evidence-based best practices, and the creation of educational and operational tools. Our community of practice includes experts in infection prevention and control, occupational health and safety, public health, infectious diseases, patient safety and quality, microbiology laboratories, and others.

The Project Manager I ensures that the deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as identified in the project plan. The Project Manager I identifies and tracks metrics as they relate to the project deliverables, and provides consultation, guidance and support to designated project staff, contractors and stakeholders.

What you’ll do:
Establish detailed project charter, plans and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables. Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensure successful and coordinated completion of project components, consult with stakeholders as needed and ensure readiness for project implementation.

Track project progress according to project plan and identified metrics. Monitor and report on the status of projects and major barriers encountered. Make recommendations to Director regarding projects scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome. Implement or contribute to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the project lifecycle.

Participate in the development and monitoring of project budgets within the context of operations demands and environmental and resource constraints and use best practice methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.

Provide leadership by giving advice or guidance in situations that require interpretation and judgment.

What you bring:
A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline with a minimum of five (5) year’s recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups.

Project Management Professional designation considered an asset.

Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills. Experience or working knowledge of content areas is key to the success of this role.

Effectively monitors budgets and executes project plans with stringent timelines. Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities to implement project plans and realize project completion.

Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community. Utilizes effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.

Works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.

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.

Job type: Regular Full-Time

Location: #504-1001 West Broadway, Vancouver / Open to a flexible work option within the Vancouver, Lower Mainland area

Closing date: Open until position is filled

Reference number: 107401E

About Us

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. 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: https://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.

About the Company

Company: PHSA –

Company Location:  Vancouver, BC

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