Quality and Safety Leader, Maternal Newborn Program - BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre - #104895


Date: 1 week ago
City: Vancouver, BC
Salary: CA$86,398 - CA$124,197 per year
Contract type: Full time
Quality and Safety Leader, Maternal Newborn Program BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre Vancouver, BC
What you’ll do
  • Provide leadership & quality improvement expertise in the planning, implementation, & evaluation of initiatives designed to improve quality of care, safety, & risk reduction in Antepartum, Postpartum, Birthing, and Surgical Services.
  • Identify learning opportunities for the Maternal Newborn Program staff related to the integration of quality improvement methodology and evidence-based systems. Support regular contact with clinical and service providers, visits to the clinical areas, membership on the Patient Safety Committee, and participation in key organizational change initiatives. Develop, implement, and evaluate education plans to address identified learning needs.
  • Provide consultation, guidance, and support to the Maternal Newborn Program and other staff, teams, and committees in the use of tools and mechanisms to measure, monitor, and evaluate initiatives designed to improve patient care outcomes.
  • Provide expertise and facilitation in implementing and evaluating evidence-based clinical decision support tools such as protocols, care paths, structured improvement collaboratives, the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycle (Model for Improvement), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Improve.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the application of C&W processes as they relate to patient safety, complaints management, and incident reporting. Make recommendations based on evaluation of the impact to patient outcomes and organizational risk.

What you bring
  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in Nursing; Master’s preparation in Nursing, Leadership, Health Administration, Business or a related health discipline preferred, plus a minimum of five (5) years of clinical practice and professional management/leadership experience.
  • Previous experience and education in quality, patient safety, and risk management or accreditation is preferred.

You will also have
  • A clinical background in perinatal is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Demonstrated presentation, facilitation, and teaching skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish courses of action for self and others that are results oriented.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring
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, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time (until April 4th 2025)
Salary Range: $86,398 - $124,197/year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles. Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1600
Requisition # 159999E
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
What we do
BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education
BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA)
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. 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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and BCW are 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
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate
ATTN: PHSA Employees:
To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca
Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of February 16, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.
If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at [email protected] and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

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