Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), PPIH SCN™ in the provincial PPIH portfolio, the Manager, Indigenous Health supports the Indigenous Health (IH) PPIH SCN core operations team responsible for partnerships & strategy development with a broad base of internal & external stakeholders. The Manager is responsible & accountable for leading & facilitating the strategic directions & other planning activities within the PPIH SCN IH core committee & supporting strategic alignment between the PPIH SCN & the Indigenous Health Program (IHP). The strategic directions developed within the Transformational Roadmap (TRM) in alignment with the PPIH SCN Scientific office & provincial PPIH portfolio, the Manager facilitates effective action to achieve collective progress towards the vision, mission & business plan of PPIH SCN. The Manager develops & maintains strong working relationships with key stakeholders & leaders providing leadership to oversee the strategic goals & projects identified in the TRM for the IH core committee. The Manager provides direct support & expert counsel to the Senior Provincial Director PPIH SCN, IHP Executive Director & PPIH SCN Leadership team on all aspects of IH within the SCN & mobilizes efforts to support the implementation of the TRM within the SCN including project & working group implementation, management & monitoring. The Manager brings IH knowledge & expertise to inform leading practices, gather evidence in innovative practice & provide expertise in quality improvement to contribute to the SCN & PPIH in the most effective, leading manner. This position establishes & maintains positive relationships with key local, provincial & national representatives & healthcare stakeholders. In addition, the Manager understands the importance of developing & maintaining positive relationships with Indigenous patients & families & acts accordingly.
Provide direct leadership & oversight in the development & implementation of project management, integrated knowledge translation (iKT) and change management approaches that support achievement of the IH strategic goals & actions in the TRM. Lead business case development to inform investment & funding decisions & strategic directions & priorities with the PPIH SCN™ SPD, ED, Senior Medical Director and IHP ED. Lead project management approaches & oversight for the IH Core committee operations including the development of key planning & priority setting documents to fulfill the SCN mandate Assess organizational culture, political climate, clinical & community based structures & policies internal & external to the organization when completing analytics to support the IH TRM. Support a pan-SCN/integrated PPIH approach for project areas in the development and analysis of innovative delivery models and/or quality challenges. Report on IH improvement initiatives (progress, successes & failures) throughout the PPIH SCN and communicates new learning from SCN project developments/analysis. All Non-Union/Exempt positions are being reviewed for possible inclusions in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.
Department: Strategic Clin Network PPAH
Primary Location: Southport Tower
Negotiable Location: Provincial
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 20-APR-2018
Date Available: 30-APR-2018
Hours per Shift: 75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $34.52
Maximum Salary: $59.20
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, plus appropriate designations and/or certifications/training in population and/or public health related to the health system or related area. A minimum of 5 years direct experience working with First Nation, Metis and/or Inuit people & communities. A minimum of 5 years in a management and/or related role in an organization of significant size, complexity & diversity. The incumbent will demonstrate a clear pattern of professional & personal development.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Progressive leadership experience in a clinical &/or research/evidence-based population & public health environment, including 5 years’ experience in a management role in service-oriented operations. Practical experience in strategy, policy development, leadership, project & program management. Knowledge/demonstrated application of business planning, modeling concepts & program/project management theories, principles & practices. Demonstrated use of strategic thinking, taking into account long-term goals, assessing options & implications. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, client focused orientation & commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability & comfort with decision making, coaching/teaching & the ability to inspire/build confidence in others. Ability to manage change & create innovative solutions for complex/diverse issues. Ability to manage diverse human, financial & physical resources in a changing & multifaceted environment with diverse, complex & sensitive issues. Proven ability to foster partnerships & to achieve organizational goals within a large, diverse organization & managing within a unionized sector. Ability to foster a climate of cooperation amongst & build solid relationships with public agencies, government, boards, committees & other partners. Ability to lead complex, evolving improvement strategy & capacity-building initiatives targeted to optimizing clinical practice/business processes
A Master’s Degree, plus significant experience working with First Nation, Metis and Inuit people and communities and appropriate designations and/or certifications/training in population and/or public health related to the health system. Equivalencies of education & experience will be considered.
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