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Leader, Program Planning & Improvement

  • Organization Fraser Health
  • Location Surrey
  • Closing Date Open Until Filled

Full time.

About This Position

Be part of the Performance & Accreditation team, committed to excellence in service and care, which leads and coordinates Fraser Health’s participation in Accreditation Canada’s national accreditation program. In this key role, you will work in partnership with sites/services/programs/departments and senior leadership, supporting them as you:

  • Establish the framework, plan and objectives for participation in accreditation programs and activities, facilitating consensus with stakeholders as required
  • Lead, plan, develop, implement and/or evaluate new or redesigned approach to preparations for onsite accreditation survey visits, ensuring readiness for implementation
  • Execute plans according to project methodologies ensuring completion & coordination of assigned initiatives
  • Ensure alignment with and integrate accreditation findings/required actions into quality improvement plans
  • Use accreditation standards of excellence and tools to support the transformation to a culture of quality and patient safety in program/service delivery
  • Celebrate and spread leading practices.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a health-related discipline
  • Seven (7) years’ recent, related clinical experience in a nursing and/or allied health care discipline in a health care environment, including five (5) years’ recent, related experience leading projects, program development and/or quality improvement/patient safety initiatives
  • Valid BC Driver’s license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.

Proven Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality improvement principles, methods and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply project management and/or quality improvement methodology.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the health care system, processes and function.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills including statistical analysis and evaluation methodology.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to organize workload and priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Ability to develop and nurture an environment where quality improvement principles are embraced and used on a continuous basis.
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to client focused care.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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