Manager, Indigenous Health

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Author pmnationtalk
Date April 11, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Alberta Health Services
Salary $34.52 – $59.20 - Per Hour
Location Calgary, AB
Category Business / Management
Client Alberta Health Services
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Manager, Indigenous Health

Location: Calgary, AB – Southport Tower
Hourly Range: $34.52 – $59.20
Posting End Date:  April 20, 2018

Full Posting available at:

Your Opportunity:

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.

  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: Strategic Clin Network PPAH
  • Primary Location: Southport Tower
  • Negotiable Location: Provincial
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 00
  • 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

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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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