BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC), a leading provincial facility offering specialized services to children and youth with developmental disabilities from birth to age 19, works collaboratively with BCCH. SHHC focuses on the child and their family while supporting health care professionals in their community. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BCW) is the only facility in British Columbia devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns and families. It provides a broad range of specialized women’s health services that address the health needs of women of all ages and backgrounds. BC Women’s is one of the largest maternity facilities in Canada, with over 7,000 births a year, and is both the major primary and secondary maternity services provider in the Lower Mainland and the cornerstone of the provincial tertiary care system. As an academic health centre BCW’s mandate includes providing strong leadership in research and the education and professional development of health care professionals in areas related to the health of the populations we serve.
BCCH and BCW are agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), which plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include:
• Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose
Respiratory Therapy, Professional Practice Coordinator (NICU & PICU)
Temporary Full Time (Until July 2020)
Monday – Friday 0800-1600
Wage: $38.75 – $48.34 per hour
The Professional Practice Coordinator (PPC) assists and supports the Program Managers and is responsible for ensuring the day to day operations for Respiratory Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) through activities such as scheduling, resource allocation, and supervising respiratory therapists. The PPC works collaboratively with the Program Managers, Professional Practice Leader (PPL) for clinical operations.
Education, Training and Experience
- Graduate of an approved school of Respiratory Therapy.
- Five (4) years’ recent related experience in a Pediatric/Neonatal tertiary care facility including one (1) year of leadership experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Successful completion of Canadian Board of Respiratory Care Examinations.
- Eligible for registration with the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT).
- Eligible for registration with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT)
- Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation certification.
- Current Neonatal & Pediatric Resuscitation certification.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to communicate and present ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to organize workload, establish priorities, delegate assignments and function as a resource person.
- Ability to work collaboratively across the interprofessional team
- Ability to supervise effectively and promote interpersonal relationships.
- Ability to manage conflict situations and facilitate resolution and change.
- Ability to deal with frequently changing situations and unexpected events.
- Ability to critically analyze situations, make autonomous decisions and resolve problems.
- Ability to develop and implement short term and long term objectives.
- Ability to teach and provide instruction.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.