Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:
The Project Planning Leader leads, plans, coordinates and implements assigned projects related to the preparation and movement of a specialized clinical program area(s); works with clinical and facilities planning teams, including other project leaders and stakeholders, to develop transition, integration and implementation strategies that will achieve optimal outcomes.
- Leads assigned projects related to the integration of a specialized clinical program area(s), including idea generating, planning, implementing, evaluating, and ongoing monitoring; provides strategic advice to groups on complex multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary change initiatives and provides skilled leadership throughout each step in the process.
- Provides coordination and project management within a strategic change context; oversees the development and implementation of plans; functions as a strategic resource to ensure that an optimal structure, design and implementation of the change(s) is/are in place to achieve desired outcomes and benefits; coordinates and aligns teams with other clinical initiatives to avoid duplication.
- Provides clinical support to develop tools and templates for the team's review; utilizes best practice literature, guidelines and stakeholder expertise to draft tools and templates; identifies areas for integration and takes initiative to ensure tools and templates are efficient and effective.
- Supports day-to-day management of the initiatives; completes work for the team, provides progress monitoring and reporting to steering committees including identification, management and mitigation/resolution of risks and issues; implements mitigation/resolution strategies.
- Liaises with key support areas and stakeholders to ensure critical support outcomes are achieved; negotiates/facilitates resolution of any impediments to progress and success.
- Applies change management principles to develop engagement strategies and action plans to maximize likelihood of success; builds relationships with stakeholders such as physicians to ensure input into clinical design, processes and outcomes.
- Identifies and manages key stakeholder strategies and works closely with designated team and Communications to develop communication strategies.
- Identifies and establishes appropriate team structure(s) and membership for initiatives including sponsorship, champion, clinical working, advisory or steering committee(s) and delivery and implementation teams.
- Assesses and articulates the impact of initiatives from a systems perspective and manages the impacts and interdependencies with other initiatives at Fraser Health.
- Assists in the development of project documentation (e.g. proposals, charters, work plans, risk management, plans, communication plans, etc.) as required.
- Partners with the programs and other departments in the development, maintenance, and promotion of relevant goals and objectives; demonstrates relationship building for integrating with partners.
- Participates in evaluation and refinement of tools and methods as required; assists in the development and presentation of project updates.
Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences or related field, Planning or Business Administration.
Seven (7) years' recent related clinical operations experience including planning, project management and/or organizational transformation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.
- Working knowledge of change and project management principles coupled with a strong understanding of the healthcare system and the clinical program that is being supported.
- Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in health care.
- Ability to motivate and influence leaders, physicians and staff at all levels to embrace and take action on transformation initiatives.
- Diplomatic negotiation and interpersonal skills and ability to influence without formal authority.
- Ability to provide leadership to a variety of project teams in an environment in which issues are constantly surfacing and priorities fluctuate routinely as new initiatives enter portfolio.
- Ability to work independently and as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.
- Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
- Ability to operate a standard PC and effectively utilize a variety of software applications to support the initiative management activities.