New Job Project Lead, Medical Imaging Strategy In British Columbia

Project Lead, Medical Imaging Strategy
Project Lead, Medical Imaging Strategy

Project Lead, Medical Imaging Strategy

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Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

What we are looking for:

In accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Project Lead prepares and coordinates high priority imaging projects from initial planning though implementation and evaluation at the regional level. The Project Lead is responsible for preparing project status to Medical Imaging (MI) leaders for the implementation of priority MI projects and initiatives being implemented. The Project Lead provides leadership to project teams and ensures the involvement and participation of key stakeholders including clinicians, medical staff, and support staff through all the project stages so that projects are delivered within scope, cost, time, and quality. The Project Lead is required to lead or coordinate several projects simultaneously.

The Project Lead works with other leaders from across IH and key stakeholders to facilitate ongoing collaboration, potential for standardization of approaches and application of change management requirements. The Project Lead develops and populates project charters, status updates, briefing notes and reports, and ensures the timely and effective implementation of decisions and communication between various working groups, teams, stakeholders, and MI leadership.

What to expect in this position:

• • Provides leadership and direction to projects, including the development of project teams, for priority Medical Imaging (MI) project implementation, under the direction of the Manager.

  • Applies knowledge and experience in project management, process review, and analysis to ensure initiatives are completed in a timely manner and result in quantifiable improvements.

  • Analyzes key strategies, initiatives, and opportunities and provides feedback to the Program Director on the feasibility and requirements for the achievement of objectives. Identifies and analyses gaps in service delivery and provides suggestions for mitigation of issues.

  • Identifies and promotes the expedited resolution to problems or barriers to enable successful project implementation.

  • Provides regular updates to the Manager and other MI leaders, as required, on implementation status and issues encountered in assigned project areas. Prepares formal reports including project executive summary, project charters, needs assessment, gap analysis, work plans, summary of programs and service areas, cost estimates, status updates, and escalates issues for resolution within the Imaging leadership teams. Measures progress towards goals and objectives and identifies key factors that account for any deviation from stated goals and objectives. Works with regional and site Medical Imaging leaders, key staff, and physicians on remediation and implementation.

  • Liaises with internal and external stakeholders to ensure full stakeholder identification and participation in the project area including facility staff, medical staff, consultants, community programs, Communications, and Medical Imaging. Facilitates consensus and collaborates with the department, portfolio, and subject-area experts and leaders to ensure a coordinated and strategic approach to the planning and implementation of assigned initiatives. Works collaboratively with site management, clinical and physician leaders to champion change and ensure transparent communication to all parties.

  • Conducts reviews and gathers information related to relevant standards, initiatives, best practices, benchmarks, policies, and code requirements to ensure the information is available to project participants. Promotes consistent processes and continuous improvement of practices throughout the delivery of imaging services at the site level. Shares learning with leaders from other hospitals.

  • Collaborates with departments outside of Imaging to identify, develop, implement, evaluate, and report on the impact and outcomes of key IH and provincial strategies.

  • Participates in Health Authority-wide committees and working groups as required. Works collaboratively with other change management and project management leaders and experts to ensure integration of IH principles in planning and execution. Links with similar positions throughout the province to identify opportunities to collaborate on implementation of key provincial initiatives.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces. Apply today!

Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).


Education, Training, and Experience
  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree.
  • Five years of recent, related experience at a senior level working within a complex public or private sector environment. Recent experience with system change initiatives in a regional Health Authority, hospital, or community health setting is a significant asset.
  • Formal education and/or experience in project management or quality improvement are required.

Skills and Abilities
• • Project management skills and knowledge of project management concepts, methods, practices, and tools.
  • Ability to provide leadership to others in a team setting.
  • Broad knowledge of healthcare and system/service delivery models.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to facilitate, negotiate, and persuade others both internal and external to the organization. Superior verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish results.
  • Ability to effectively present and clarify requirements, and gain support for expectations, ideas, and concepts with various audiences/stakeholders.
  • Ability to create and achieve results by engaging and influencing individual, group, or departmental goals.
  • Ability to inspire and guide individuals toward goal achievement.
  • Knowledgeable about policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and/or organization.
  • Ability to develop and communicate solutions/responses to diverse problems/requests.
  • Ability to effectively explore alternatives in order to make appropriate decisions.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and provide timely responses.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.