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New Job Departmental Program Co-Ordinator In Newfoundland And Labrador

Departmental Program Co-Ordinator
Departmental Program Co-Ordinator

Departmental Program Co-Ordinator

Company : Eastern Health
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Location: Health Science Centre
Departmental Program Co-Ordinator (repost)
(Subject to Classification Review)
Research and Innovation - Living Lab
Temporary, Full-Time (Until May 31, 2023, with the possibility of extension)

75 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
CG 29 ($25.51 - $28.33)
Competition Number
Posted Date
20 July 2022
Closing Date
27 July 2022

About Us

Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary

The Innovation Division of Eastern Health has established a Living Lab to develop and implement innovative ideas, methods, technologies and devices that align with the organization's strategic vision and the Provincial Government's Strategic Direction for Better Health and Better Care for Individuals. The Living Lab promotes interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaborative research, open innovation and creativity. It will help create and redesign products and services, making sure to put users - patients and their families, the community, and health professionals - at the heart of the innovation process.
We are excited to post an Innovation Department Coordinator opportunity for our innovative division. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Division Manager of the Research and Innovation Department and will be working with the Healthcare Innovation Team (HIT), while acting as a liaison with internal Eastern Health stakeholders and external supporting subject matter experts related to the projects and programs within the Living Lab. The Departmental Program Coordinator will work with various members of the project team including external subject matter experts to oversee technical progress and execute project and program activities. The Department Program Coordinator will develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization and will build partnerships with external public and private stakeholders including entrepreneurs, vendors, contactors, private companies and Health Canada representatives in order to create and foster the implementation of innovative solutions. We hope you will become a Champion of change in our healthcare system!
Key and Periodic Activities
  • Participates in the development of departmental planning initiatives
  • Prepares reports, presentations, and papers
  • Researches various departmental/divisional issues
  • Represents the department on various teams and committees
  • Provides administrative support to program area (i.e. responds to information requests, maintains financial records for program area, prepares applications, supports consultation processes, liaises with consultants, responds to executive requests, maintains inventory systems, coordinates staff meetings, etc).
  • Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates various programs, services, assigned projects and special events.
  • Prepares correspondence including newsletter, memos, email, reports, forms, etc.
  • Performs occasional operational audits (i.e. inventory control, financial, program, etc)

Job Demands

By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally required to lift files and supplies weighing less than 10 lbs.
Occasional bending, stretching to retrieve and return files.
A high level of visual concentration and precision required to prepare calculations, input data, audit records and review while sitting and using a calculator, keyboard, and computer mouse.
Auditory concentration is required to listen to and respond to inquiries from staff and agencies.

Job Qualifications

Completion of a Business Management diploma from a recognized/approved institution.


Minimum of 2 years of experience within the last four years working with a project team or in a coordinator role is required.
Experience working in Information Technology.
Experience with leading or participating in healthcare technology initiatives is an asset.
Knowledge of health care and/or health care innovation.
Knowledge of project and change management methodologies.
Knowledge of and ability to read and interpret vendor contracts.
Demonstrated ability to use computerized tools and techniques for planning, organizing, estimating, monitoring and controlling projects.
Demonstrated strong communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and maintain effective working relationships.
Demonstrated ability to think critically and problem solve under time, fiscal and human resource constraints.
Strong research and analytical skills.


Satisfactory record of work performance and attendance.

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Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected] Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.