Jobs In Kelowna, British Columbia

Assistant Manager | Acute Order Management

Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Assistant Manager, Acute Order Management to join our Digital Health team in Kelowna, B.C.

** The worksite location for this position is flexible within the Interior Health Region. Some in-office days and travel may be required.

About the Role / What will the person work on?

The Assistant Manager, Acute Order Management is responsible for supporting the Meditech Order Management application and third party software that integrates with it as used in acute facilities across Interior Health (IH).

The Assistant Manager provides leadership, support, training, and expertise to members of the Digital Health Acute Order Management Team as well as to the stakeholders of the respective portfolio. As part of the Digital Health Management and Leadership Team, the Assistant Manager provides management, direction, and leadership in the respective areas for utilization, quality improvement, system enhancement, project management, and operation. The Assistant Manager provides advice and recommendations to the Digital Health Leadership Team and other management groups in IH concerning the application of information systems technology to meet clinical and operational requirements.

Who are we looking for?

Someone who is organized, has good communication and excellent leadership skills in order to be able to support a team in a health care environment.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

How will we help them grow?

Our team members enjoy a friendly environment with peer professionals. There will be opportunities to work on cutting edge technology and platforms with support for education.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health… What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, competitive salary and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong technical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces….Be part of a dynamic team!

Manager | Clinical Operations

Interior Health is hiring a Manager, Clinical Operations for the cardiac inpatient departments (2S/2W) at Kelowna General Hospital.

What will you work on?

The Manager, Clinical Operations is accountable for ensuring excellence in the provision of patient centered care within a defined clinical area(s). The Manager, Clinical Operations provides leadership and direction for the operations, management, utilization, risk management, and quality improvement within the assigned clinical area(s), and applies management theory and concepts to leading, staffing, monitoring, evaluating, and data gathering including the development of relevant outcome measures pertinent to the clinical area(s). The Manager, Clinical Operations is accountable for: efficient, effective utilization of approved physical, financial, and human resources; guiding and coordinating activities of the clinical area(s) in accordance with professional standards; supporting the goals and strategic direction of Interior Health.

The Manager, Clinical Operations is responsible for leading the cardiac inpatient departments through continued growth through individual goals as well as those identified within the IH Cardiac Program Strategic Plan.

Some key duties:

• Provides leadership for clinical practice by seeking out and identifying best practices in patient care, ensuring the appropriate structures, system processes, and culture are in place to facilitate ongoing development of a best practice model of care.

• Evaluates effectiveness of care provided and seeks mechanisms to ensure that standards are met consistently. Responds to patient care issues and public concerns in a supportive and goal oriented manner, facilitating communication to affect positive outcomes.

• Facilitates and directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of unit specific goals and objectives, standards and policies, ensuring consistency with the established standards and objectives of the services within Interior Health.

• Maintains fiscal accountability by collecting and monitoring necessary fiscal and utilization data and analyzes data appropriately. Ensures effective use of resources in the service area. Monitors the budget(s), identifies variances, and takes corrective action as required to maintain expenditures within the approved budget(s).

• Participates in the development and implementation of the local quality improvement and risk management initiatives for patient care services in accordance with Interior Health standards and processes.

• Analyzes current trends and data in assigned area of responsibility related to the provision of accessible, comprehensive, efficient, and effective service/care.

• Participates, as part of the local management team, in coordinating the utilization of shared resources including services, equipment, and space with other departments and/or sites.

• Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members in planning and provision of effective and efficient care within the assigned portfolio to support the achievement of operational and strategic objectives of the clinical program.

• Recruits, hires, disciplines, and terminates staff as required. Provides mentoring and coaching to staff, completes performance evaluations and prepares staff development, training and succession plans. Administers collective agreements and represents the employer in the grievance process, on various union/management committees, and during essential service situations.

• Identifies the educational needs of staff in the provision of direct patient care. Ensures the appropriate mechanisms are in place to support staff in the provision of quality patient care. Communicates with educational personnel regarding identified needs and collaboratively plans the opportunities for professional development.

• Analyses current trends and data in assigned areas of responsibility relating to the provision of accessible, comprehensive, efficient, and effective service/care. This includes sick time, overtime, casual utilization, WCB, turnover, staff mix, vacation utilization, and vacancies.

• Maintains a positive and productive work environment respecting the value of an interdisciplinary team approach to the provision of health services. Promotes the creation of a quality work environment.

• Acts as a change agent within the service, fostering an environment of innovation and critical thinking.

• Represents Clinical Operations and assigned clinical areas on a variety of internal and external committees as required.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

How will you create an impact?

You will create an impact by supporting and leading your teams through the dynamic landscapes of cardiac care delivery.

How will we help you grow?

You will be part of a close-knit Cardiac Leadership team with both site and regional collaboration. The IH Cardiac program supports many leadership and educational opportunities for our leaders and places value on supporting individual goals.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is innovative, enjoys collaboration with site and regional stakeholders and has passion for leading teams caring for our cardiac patient populations.

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).

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This is a one-year temporary opportunity; this may be extended or become a permanent position.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future, similar vacancies in the above locations.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Bring your commitment to excellence in natural resource management practices

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food is responsible for the production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agriculture and aquaculture products, food security, and supporting enhancement of wild fish populations.

The Ministry’s Extension and Support Service Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/ processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. The Branch leads the Ministry’s agriculture business, agroforestry and youth development initiatives and maintains operations in all major agriculture regions of British Columbia. A network of Professional Agrologists and Industry Specialists fosters the effective delivery of Ministry programs and promotes their optimal use by the Agrifood sector. The Branch is the primary point of contact for the Ministry’s agriculture clients, both businesses and associations and provides Professional Agrologist support to local government planning, emergency management and other agricultural issues.

The successful candidate will function as an integral member of the Industry Development Unit Tree Fruit and Grape Team and will work with a network of internal Ministry staff, tree fruit producers, and industry partners to deliver educational programs and resources. The position provides senior professional advisory services, with a strong focus on knowledge and technology transfer work (KTT). This includes the development, promotion and delivery of extension tools such as videos, fact sheets, field days, conferences etc. This position will help facilitate the linkage between current Ministry programs and tree fruit and grape extension related activities (climate adaptation/mitigation, regenerative agriculture, AgriTech, Beneficial Management Practices (Environmental Farm Plan), Business planning etc). The successful candidate will liaise with contractors for horticulture and viticulture specific content.  This position requires a high-level of adaptability and ingenuity to ensure broad accessibility of KTT materials and events, experience working with a wide range of people from varied social and economic levels, ages, races, ethnic backgrounds as well as in rural, suburban, and urban settings will be crucial.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Adrian.Arts@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:

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*Related experience must include a minimum of one year of combined experience working with HR functions and programs in the four areas below:

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