Correction Health Services, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Vancouver
The Regional Director is accountable for the administration, including financial and business affairs, and leadership of the health services for designated provincial Correctional Centres, and is the provincial lead for a specialized high needs population across the Services.
The Regional Director works toward consensus building with the other Regional Director and the Medical Director regarding resource allocation, priority setting, standards for professional practice and policy. In addition, the Regional Director works closely with the Provincial Executive Director, other Directors in BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services and PHSA to establish effective coordination and integration of services. The Regional Director also works collaboratively with the Regional Director and Managers of the Forensic Regional Clinics, and representatives of the other health authorities to ensure continuity of care and the reintegration of the patient (inmate) to the community.
What you’ll do
- Oversee and provide leadership on systems and processes to support the development and management of annual operating and capital budgets required for the Corrections Health Services, including sponsoring the development of business cases. Oversee and provide leadership on systems and processes to support all aspects of contract tendering, negotiation, approval, implementation and ongoing monitoring. Source funds from a limited number of established alternatives through multiple program/organizational partnerships.
- Develop, implement and evaluate the Corrections Health Services Aboriginal, Women's and/or Older Adult Health Plan as per designated portfolio that is consistent with PHSA strategies and directions. Oversee and provide leadership across all sites with respect to programs and services for the assigned specialized high needs population.
- Provide human resource leadership and direction to staff in all aspects across various sites by developing an appropriate organizational model within an interprofessional context that supports professional practice leadership. Provide leadership and mentorship to Corrections Health Services Managers and staff through coaching and modeling key behaviours/strategies, encouraging dialogue and providing guidance to facilitate resolutions to human resource issues; provide personnel and labour relations support including hiring, annual performance reviews, termination, handling grievances and planning for essential services.
- Develop and maintain effective team work by assisting team members to define shared and individual goals, meet target dates and ensure alignment of team goals with organizational and client needs, and providing leadership on implementing caseload management systems specific to urban, rural and remote service needs. Support integration of staffing with regional health authorities, Forensic Services and Provincial stakeholders.
- Set service objectives, standards and quality assurance measurement criteria to attain performance agreement, PHSA and BCMHSUS targets and ensure services comply with accreditation standards. Develop systems and processes to support integrated service delivery for all clients and to support evidenced based, integrated service delivery for all patients through specific targeted programs. Direct staff by guiding the development, recommendation and implementation of new or changed policy.
What you bring
- A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in a health related discipline
- A minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive management and leadership experience at a senior level.
- Extensive experience working within primary care and/or mental health and substance use and criminal justice systems required.
What’s in it for you
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 and development.
- Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
- Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
- 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
4949 Heather Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until September 13, 2020
Monday to Friday; 0800 - 1600
Requisition Number: 93259
For more information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Linda Hand, Manager, Talent Acquisition, Clinical Services at email@example.com
Applicants for this position will be accepted until September 13, 2020 or until the position is filled.
What we do
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates 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 is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.