In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
The Project Manager plans, organizes and controls all activities associated with the implementation of assigned projects.
Education, Training And Experience
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Health Information Science or Computer Science.
Skills And Abilities
At least seven years experience working within or directly with a health care system including several years as a project manager or project coordinator.
Knowledge of, and experience in working with the Project Management Institute's PMBOK methodology.
Demonstrated success as a project manager and the successful completion of one large information technology project within the last three years.
Detailed knowledge of project management principles and methodologies.
Intermediate to expert-level system implementation skills.
Proven ability to track, coordinate and integrate external issues as they affect VIHA's proposal/action plan.
Proven ability to write, analyze and edit project plans, proposals, Service Level Agreements, MOU's for accuracy and consistency.
Excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with the ability to write or edit high quality business documents.
Master project plans, risk management plans, communication plans, progress reports, project wrap-up documentation.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the capability of providing leadership to a diverse project team and interact comfortably with senior personnel in the organization.
Excellent presentation, interviewing, facilitating, and negotiating skills.