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Project Leader, Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement

  • Organization BC Patient Safety & Quality Council
  • Location Vancouver
  • Closing Date December 8, 2021

Full-Time, Permanent.

BCPSQC is committed to an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognize that there are a variety of experiences that contribute to the overall qualifications for each role. If you feel that you could excel in this position, but do not necessarily meeting the formal requirements, we want to hear from you!

In particular, we encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas at the Council to apply.

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Role Summary

Our work leads to better health care for British Columbians. Using evidence-informed strategies, we shift culture, improve clinical practice and accelerate our partners’ improvement efforts to support the best care possible for every person in our province.

Reporting to the Director, Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement, the Project Leader, Measurement System for Physician Quality Improvement will participate in the development of a system of measurements to support continuous quality improvement and high value to patients for physician services in the Province. The Leader plays a key role supporting MSPQI Working Groups to come to consensus on relevant indicators to reflect the quality of physician practice in a variety of environments. The Leader will research and document related information to be used for the development of a system for determining measures for quality improvement and expression of system performance, and a database for these measures. This role leads all facets of project management, and represents the BCPSQC on related working groups, implementation teams and committees.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conducts current state and industry-wide quality measure development research, summarizes relevant information, and makes recommendations to stakeholder groups.
  • Facilitates working group(s) and sets priorities with working group chair for consensus decision making with a high degree of tact with Senior Ministry of Health, Health Authority, and Doctors of BC officials.
  • Prepares and performs presentations of reports, briefing notes, issues notes, and cabinet submissions to senior health system stakeholders to inform decisions and actions.
  • Compiles and analyzes information required for monitoring risks, budgets, quality, and key performance indicators throughout the project lifecycle. Makes recommendations to the Director regarding project scope and related changes required to facilitate a successful outcome, and acts on approved recommendations.
  • Collaborates across the project team to ensure coordination of information and activities where appropriate for alignment of project and work group outputs.

Qualifications

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Business or a health related field plus five (5) years experience in a project or policy leadership position role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.

Knowledge of research, quality improvement and health policy required. Practical skills in project coordination/management, research and evaluation; and program/policy review and analysis. Related experience working collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups and ability to influence senior management. Qualities including: creativity and innovation; sound judgment; ability see the “whole picture” in relation to the project; tact and diplomacy; sound negotiation, conflict management and consensus-building skills; excellent oral and written communications skills.

Send resume and cover letter to: careers@bcpsqc.ca

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted; others will be kept in our database for future consideration.