SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director(s)/ Manager(s)/ Research Leader(s) or designate(s), the Administrative Assistant provides effective and efficient day-to-day administrative functions including scheduling and prioritizing appointments, arranging meetings, distributing agendas, taking meeting minutes, preparing correspondence, drafting presentations and organizing related travel needs. The Administrative Assistant assists with academic and research related duties such as journal submissions, maintaining curriculum vitae requirements (CV’s) and teaching dossiers, professional memberships and designations and the submission of research grants for Investigators. This position prepares incurred expenses for reimbursement liaises with internal and external agencies while working with confidential and sensitive information.



SKILLS
  • Ability to type at a minimum of 60 WPM.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and respond effectively to inquiries, both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to meet and adapt to changes in organizational priorities.
  • Ability to coordinate complex meetings with internal and external contacts.
  • Intermediate word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, desktop publishing and database software skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external individuals and organizations.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, capability of decision making and problem solving within predetermined guidelines.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the sensitivity to issues around substance use.


EDUCATION

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a diploma or degree in a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years’ recent experience working in an administrative or coordinator role in a health care, medical and/ or academic research setting. An undergraduate degree in a health related field is an asset. Previous experience in a health research environment is preferred.



DUTIES
  • Coordinates the day-to-day administrative functions for the Director(s)/ Manager(s)/Research Leader(s) or designate(s) which includes organizing activities/initiatives/correspondence including scheduling and prioritizing appointments, arranging meetings, distributing agendas, taking meeting minutes, following up on action items, preparing correspondence and drafting presentations.
  • Makes required travel arrangements and reservations including confirming dates, contacting travel agents, obtaining cost and billing information and submitting expense reports for reimbursement to the BCCSU Financial Manager. Verifies and forwards itineraries as required.
  • Responds to verbal and written inquiries and forwards to appropriate designate. Identifies, prioritizes and takes follow-up action on items as required.
  • Answers queries from trainees including summer, graduate or post-graduate students.
  • Ensures academic materials are up to date which includes teaching dossier and curriculum vitae formats, academic institution templates, professional affiliations and annual memberships.
  • Uploads and submits manuscripts, and supporting materials related to scientific publications to peer-reviewed journals platform.
  • Assists with the submission of research grants for Investigators including collecting signatures and supporting documentation/ letters, ensuring all materials are uploaded onto the online platforms in a timely manner.
  • Prepares expenses and related documentation by compiling receipts, credit card statements and completing cheque requests for reimbursement. Reviews and ensures appropriate account information is included on the documents.
  • Liaises with internal and external agencies and works with confidential and sensitive information using discretion.
  • Utilizes word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software to produce a variety of reports, correspondence and presentation materials for meetings/ seminars. Ensures materials, handouts, videos and other supplies for meetings/seminars are complete and available.
  • Updates and maintains related filing systems for the designated leader/ project to ensure efficient and effective retrieval of information.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


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SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director(s)/ Manager(s)/ Research Leader(s) or designate(s), the Administrative Assistant provides effective and efficient day-to-day administrative functions including scheduling and prioritizing appointments, arranging meetings, distributing agendas, taking meeting minutes, preparing correspondence, drafting presentations and organizing related travel needs. The Administrative Assistant assists with academic and research related duties such as journal submissions, maintaining curriculum vitae requirements (CV’s) and teaching dossiers, professional memberships and designations and the submission of research grants for Investigators. This position prepares incurred expenses for reimbursement liaises with internal and external agencies while working with confidential and sensitive information.



SKILLS
  • Ability to type at a minimum of 60 WPM.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and respond effectively to inquiries, both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to meet and adapt to changes in organizational priorities.
  • Ability to coordinate complex meetings with internal and external contacts.
  • Intermediate word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, desktop publishing and database software skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external individuals and organizations.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, capability of decision making and problem solving within predetermined guidelines.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the sensitivity to issues around substance use.


EDUCATION

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a diploma or degree in a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years’ recent experience working in an administrative or coordinator role in a health care, medical and/ or academic research setting. An undergraduate degree in a health related field is an asset. Previous experience in a health research environment is preferred.



DUTIES
  • Coordinates the day-to-day administrative functions for the Director(s)/ Manager(s)/Research Leader(s) or designate(s) which includes organizing activities/initiatives/correspondence including scheduling and prioritizing appointments, arranging meetings, distributing agendas, taking meeting minutes, following up on action items, preparing correspondence and drafting presentations.
  • Makes required travel arrangements and reservations including confirming dates, contacting travel agents, obtaining cost and billing information and submitting expense reports for reimbursement to the BCCSU Financial Manager. Verifies and forwards itineraries as required.
  • Responds to verbal and written inquiries and forwards to appropriate designate. Identifies, prioritizes and takes follow-up action on items as required.
  • Answers queries from trainees including summer, graduate or post-graduate students.
  • Ensures academic materials are up to date which includes teaching dossier and curriculum vitae formats, academic institution templates, professional affiliations and annual memberships.
  • Uploads and submits manuscripts, and supporting materials related to scientific publications to peer-reviewed journals platform.
  • Assists with the submission of research grants for Investigators including collecting signatures and supporting documentation/ letters, ensuring all materials are uploaded onto the online platforms in a timely manner.
  • Prepares expenses and related documentation by compiling receipts, credit card statements and completing cheque requests for reimbursement. Reviews and ensures appropriate account information is included on the documents.
  • Liaises with internal and external agencies and works with confidential and sensitive information using discretion.
  • Utilizes word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software to produce a variety of reports, correspondence and presentation materials for meetings/ seminars. Ensures materials, handouts, videos and other supplies for meetings/seminars are complete and available.
  • Updates and maintains related filing systems for the designated leader/ project to ensure efficient and effective retrieval of information.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


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SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director(s)/ Manager(s)/ Research Leader(s) or designate(s), the Administrative Assistant provides effective and efficient day-to-day administrative functions including scheduling and prioritizing appointments, arranging meetings, distributing agendas, taking meeting minutes, preparing correspondence, drafting presentations and organizing related travel needs. The Administrative Assistant assists with academic and research related duties such as journal submissions, maintaining curriculum vitae requirements (CV’s) and teaching dossiers, professional memberships and designations and the submission of research grants for Investigators. This position prepares incurred expenses for reimbursement liaises with internal and external agencies while working with confidential and sensitive information.



SKILLS
  • Ability to type at a minimum of 60 WPM.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and respond effectively to inquiries, both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to meet and adapt to changes in organizational priorities.
  • Ability to coordinate complex meetings with internal and external contacts.
  • Intermediate word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, desktop publishing and database software skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external individuals and organizations.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, capability of decision making and problem solving within predetermined guidelines.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the sensitivity to issues around substance use.


EDUCATION

A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a diploma or degree in a related field plus a minimum of three (3) years’ recent experience working in an administrative or coordinator role in a health care, medical and/ or academic research setting. An undergraduate degree in a health related field is an asset. Previous experience in a health research environment is preferred.



DUTIES
  • Coordinates the day-to-day administrative functions for the Director(s)/ Manager(s)/Research Leader(s) or designate(s) which includes organizing activities/initiatives/correspondence including scheduling and prioritizing appointments, arranging meetings, distributing agendas, taking meeting minutes, following up on action items, preparing correspondence and drafting presentations.
  • Makes required travel arrangements and reservations including confirming dates, contacting travel agents, obtaining cost and billing information and submitting expense reports for reimbursement to the BCCSU Financial Manager. Verifies and forwards itineraries as required.
  • Responds to verbal and written inquiries and forwards to appropriate designate. Identifies, prioritizes and takes follow-up action on items as required.
  • Answers queries from trainees including summer, graduate or post-graduate students.
  • Ensures academic materials are up to date which includes teaching dossier and curriculum vitae formats, academic institution templates, professional affiliations and annual memberships.
  • Uploads and submits manuscripts, and supporting materials related to scientific publications to peer-reviewed journals platform.
  • Assists with the submission of research grants for Investigators including collecting signatures and supporting documentation/ letters, ensuring all materials are uploaded onto the online platforms in a timely manner.
  • Prepares expenses and related documentation by compiling receipts, credit card statements and completing cheque requests for reimbursement. Reviews and ensures appropriate account information is included on the documents.
  • Liaises with internal and external agencies and works with confidential and sensitive information using discretion.
  • Utilizes word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software to produce a variety of reports, correspondence and presentation materials for meetings/ seminars. Ensures materials, handouts, videos and other supplies for meetings/seminars are complete and available.
  • Updates and maintains related filing systems for the designated leader/ project to ensure efficient and effective retrieval of information.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


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SUMMARY

The BC Centre on Substance Use’s (BCCSU’s) Co-Medical Directors provides addiction medicine and public health leadership within the centre and collaborate with relevant external stakeholders and health system partners, including health care providers, health authorities, ministries, regulatory colleges, and academic institutions. As we have hired an addiction medicine focused Co-Medical Director, we are currently seeking a public health focused candidate. Co-Medical Director’s role will focus on developing strategies in coordination with BCCSU leadership in planning, delivering, improving, and evaluating BCCSU’s clinical and education programs, including the development of clinical care guidance and companion materials.

  • Co-chairs BCCSU’s Health Expert Committee
  • Attends relevant BCCSU leadership meetings, as required
  • Provides advice on BCCSU’s organizational strategy and its shared work plan with government, and brings issues to the Health Expert Committee, as required
  • Represents BCCSU at meetings with government, health authorities and key stakeholders
  • Escalates issues through the BCCSU Executive Director and governance channels as outlined in the BCCSU’s governance framework
  • Supports and collaborates with relevant leaders in the clinical and education programs
  • Organizes, oversees and mentors/supports physicians and other health professional committee members engaged in BCCSU clinical and education activities, including the following:
  • POATSP committee and online course/preceptorship
  • Flex
  • Clinical practice support tools and alerts
  • ACTOC
  • Interdisciplinary Fellowships
  • 24/7 Addiction Support Line for Clinicians
  • Seminar Series
  • Enhanced Skills
  • ECHO and related activities
  • Clinical guidelines
  • Government or other stakeholder priorities which require addiction medicine expertise (e.g. UBC Health)
  • Collaborates with Clinical and Education Leadership to:
    • develop targeted promotion strategies to increase clinician uptake of clinical guidelines and education programs, leading to improvements in provider metrics for the province
    • identify and support the development of innovative resources based on patient, family and clinician needs that compliment current or planned BCCSU’s clinical resources and education programs
    • review education delivery modalities to ensure they are current, easily accessible, clinically accurate, and support the educational needs of clinicians across the province
    • provide advice on relevant tools and mechanisms to measure, monitor and evaluate progress of clinical initiatives
  • Shares information with senior leadership and relevant stakeholders to aid in decision making, planning and continuous improvement.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • A medical degree recognized in Canada
    • Eligible for a license to practice medicine in BC, and in good standing with relevant regulatory bodies
    • Relevant specialty training in public health
    • Currently practicing or in-depth knowledge in the area of addiction medicine in an asset
    • An understanding of the BC health system is an asset
    • Proven experience in an interdisciplinary leadership capacity
    • Experience in and academic/research setting is an asset


    ESTIMATED TIME COMMITMENT

    1.5 days/ week for each co-medical director



    EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

    Expressions of Interest, including a cover letter and CV, should be forwarded to Priya Patel ([email protected]).

    For additional information, contact Ms. Cheyenne Johnson, Executive Director of the BBCCU ([email protected]).

    SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Associate Director, Research Analytics, the Data Analyst works independently and as a part of a team, collaborating and providing support for BCCSU’s researchers. This position will require liaising closely with Data Team to take part in various projects simultaneously and across all equality categories. The Data Analyst will work on the development and delivery of a pilot database, summarizing Survey questionnaire. The majority of work is done in SAS software, an advanced knowledge of SAS is crucial for the position.



    SKILLS
    • Demonstrated high proficiency with SAS software.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with relational databases, large data sets and multiple data sources.
    • Ability to validate and audit data.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrated ability working with information systems and data files, including large and complex files: analysing file structure, transforming raw data into finished products.
    • Ability to self-motivate, with managerial, leadership and project management skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
    • Knowledge of survey data and knowledge of databases such as Oracle and Redcap is desired.
    • Experience working with clinical data in research settings is desired.


    EDUCATION
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Medical Health Information or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
    • Undergraduate or graduate coursework in statistics, data analysis or research methods.
    • Minimum of two (2) years recent related experience providing data extraction, cleaning and merging plus experience supervising and managing large complex datasets.


    DUTIES
    • Prepares reduced datasets specific to the projects, in SAS.
    • Merges data and provides linkages from a variety of databases/ data sources, in SAS.
    • Develops complex SAS macros and scripts, datasets and reports for internal stakeholders.
    • Evaluates data quality, applications, and functions, makes changes to the output process when necessary.
    • Contributes to the development of new datasets. Provides improvement in data delivery and presentation.
    • Engages with relevant staff members during the research process, advising on data structure, restriction and creation of the novel variables.
    • Monitors records in various databases, updates existing datasets.
    • Follows protocols maintaining confidentiality as required.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


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    SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Associate Director, Research Analytics, the Data Analyst works independently and as a part of a team, collaborating and providing support for BCCSU’s researchers. This position will require liaising closely with Data Team to take part in various projects simultaneously and across all equality categories. The Data Analyst will work on the development and delivery of a pilot database, summarizing Survey questionnaire. The majority of work is done in SAS software, an advanced knowledge of SAS is crucial for the position.



    SKILLS
    • Demonstrated high proficiency with SAS software.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with relational databases, large data sets and multiple data sources.
    • Ability to validate and audit data.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrated ability working with information systems and data files, including large and complex files: analysing file structure, transforming raw data into finished products.
    • Ability to self-motivate, with managerial, leadership and project management skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
    • Knowledge of survey data and knowledge of databases such as Oracle and Redcap is desired.
    • Experience working with clinical data in research settings is desired.


    EDUCATION
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Medical Health Information or an equivalent combination of education training and experience.
    • Undergraduate or graduate coursework in statistics, data analysis or research methods.
    • Minimum of two (2) years recent related experience providing data extraction, cleaning and merging plus experience supervising and managing large complex datasets.


    DUTIES
    • Prepares reduced datasets specific to the projects, in SAS.
    • Merges data and provides linkages from a variety of databases/ data sources, in SAS.
    • Develops complex SAS macros and scripts, datasets and reports for internal stakeholders.
    • Evaluates data quality, applications, and functions, makes changes to the output process when necessary.
    • Contributes to the development of new datasets. Provides improvement in data delivery and presentation.
    • Engages with relevant staff members during the research process, advising on data structure, restriction and creation of the novel variables.
    • Monitors records in various databases, updates existing datasets.
    • Follows protocols maintaining confidentiality as required.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


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    SUMMARY

    Functionally reporting to BCCSU’s Senior Policy Advisor, and under the joint strategic leadership of BCCSU’s partnership with the First Nations Health Authority’s (FNHA)’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer, the Indigenous Initiatives Lead is responsible for:

    • leadership on matters related to addictions-related Indigenous Initiatives, and relationships with Indigenous organizations and communities on matters related to substance use;
    • leading the development of culturally informed substance use and addiction care guidance;
    • working to embed cultural safety within British Columbia’s substance use and addiction system of care;
    • responding to innovative addiction prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery interventions identified by First Nations communities across the province; and,
    • overseeing and supervising activities of the First Nations Addictions Care Partnerships Manager.


    SKILLS
    • Ability to engage in active processes that aim to identify and eliminate anti-Indigenous racism, and in work to address the harms of historical, current and ongoing colonization by changing systems, organizational structures, policies, practices and attitudes.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, including researchers, clinicians, people with lived and living experience, elders and other community stakeholders.
    • Ability to translate research findings for stakeholders and partners in ways that help mobilize evidence-informed action.
    • Knowledge of social determinants of health and commitment to addressing the needs of people who may be vulnerable and face barriers in managing their health and accessing care. Awareness of broader political, legal, structural and institutional issues that influence the public systems response to substance use and addiction.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Ability to quickly learn computer programs/interfaces.
    • Ability to multi-task with attention to detail.


    EDUCATION
    • A Master’s degree in a health discipline, Health Policy, Population & Public Health, or a related field.
    • A minimum five (5) years’ experience in planning, and implementing programming focused on community health and wellness, health system development, or equivalent community or system-level experience. Experience with evaluating programs an asset.
    • A minimum two (2) years’ experience developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with First Nations health system actors, such as policy leaders, healthcare providers and decision makers, researchers, and community stakeholders, or equivalent experience with First Nations leaders and stakeholders in a sector outside of Health.
    • Experience leading community or sector specific engagement/consultations, and work to build consensus among diverse groups.
    • Experience with initiatives, programs and tools that promote cultural safety and humility in public and/or private sector settings.
    • Experience with managing/overseeing a budget.
    • Highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills, and excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills.
    • Experience facilitating applied research embedded within communities and/or the health system is an asset.


    DUTIES
    • Leads BCCSU’s Indigenous Initiatives and works with FNHA to foster related organizational and community relationships. Develops, manages and updates priorities and work plans and keeps leadership at BCCSU and FNHA up to date on progress/issues/challenges.
    • Leads the development of culturally informed population-specific substance use and addiction care guidance and practice support tools by: Building and maintaining relationships with clinicians, researchers, elders, knowledge keepers, community experts, people with lived and living experience and other stakeholders; working with knowledge keepers, elders, clinicians, people with lived and living experience, family members and other key stakeholders to centre cultural ways of knowing and healing into guidance documents to support health care providers and community to manage substance use disorders; and identifying opportunities to support the implementation of these guidance documents through education and outreach activities.
    • Works to embed cultural safety and humility across the BC’s substance use and addiction system of care by: Pursuing funding opportunities and responds to funding calls that support related projects and initiatives; and identifying new opportunities and supports ongoing efforts to strengthen components of BCCSU’s educational programming (e.g. provincial Addiction Care & Treatment On-line Certificate; Provincial Opioid Agonist Treatment Support Program) that foster learning about cultural safety and humility.
    • Works to strengthen BCCSU’s partnership with FNHA Research & Knowledge Exchange Team (RKE) and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO) by: Facilitating relationship building, knowledge sharing and learning; and collaborating with BCCSU and/or FNHA to explore opportunities that would support shared research priorities, such as community-based projects that could improve wellness in Indigenous communities.
    • Provides direction and advice across the BCCSU to fully adopt and implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada 94 Calls to Action, as per BCCSU’s Indigenous Anti-racism and Anti-colonial (ARC) Framework. Provides direction and advice regarding BCCSU’s role in implementing the recommendations offered by In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care, with particular focus on recommendations 17 and 18: that the B.C. government and FNHA demonstrate progress on commitments to increase access to culturally safe mental health and wellness and substance use services; and that the B.C. government require all university and college degree and diploma programs for health professionals in B.C. to implement mandatory strategies and targets to identify, recruit and encourage Indigenous enrolment and graduation, including increasing the safety of the learning environment for Indigenous students.
    • Oversees and supervises activities of the First Nations Addictions Care Partnerships Manager.
    • Develops budgets, work plans and oversees program finances.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


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    Do you have Project Coordination experience in harm reduction? Are you looking to shine as a leader and work with many different projects locally, provincially, nationally and internationally? We are looking for a Project Coordinator to be creative and develop a unique education program for drug checking technicians and support its growth. If you want to work with an interesting team of people who care about harm reduction and learn more about drug checking contact click apply! To learn more more visit www.drugcheckingbc.ca.


    SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Project Manager, the Project Coordinator provides operational and administrative support to project staff in the implementation and conduct of the project in accordance with applicable policies, standards, procedures, and protocols. This position documents, tracks and reports of key activities; maintains an understanding of the project schedule, deliverables, and commitments; works with relevant staff on developing project actions and monitoring deliverables. Functions as the point of contact to receive and convey information related to the project(s). Communicates project status to all stakeholders and prepares and establishes reports, briefing documents and presentations. Coordinates and schedules appointments and meetings; prepares agendas, records meeting notes.



    SKILLS
    • Excellent time management skills including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels internally and externally.
    • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment under deadlines.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of and sensitivity to diversity issues.
    • Computer literacy including experience in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and reference management software.


    EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Social Sciences, Public Health, Public Policy or related field supplemented with a minimum of two (2) years recent, related experience in project coordination or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Knowledge and/or experience working in addiction, public health, health services, HIV and hepatitis are an asset. Experience working within a large, complex organization is an asset. Experience in coordinating projects and/or grant-based programs are an asset. Experience in preparing documents, reports, and communication materials. Experience with knowledge translation and ability to convey both research and evaluation findings and medical concepts to a range of audiences is an asset.



    DUTIES
    • Provide operational and administrative support to the Project Manager and other project staff in the development and operational implementation of assigned projects and initiatives. Act as a resource to project team and staff, including developing project actions, providing support, monitoring deliverables, and maintaining project timelines.
    • Track project progress according to project plan, monitor and report on the status of projects and major issues/obstacles encountered. In collaboration with the Project Manager, identify and support resolution to problems or barriers for successful research projects/change initiatives completion.
    • Maintain an understanding of the project schedule(s), deliverables, and commitments as set out in project charters and other work plans. Execute project plan according to project methodologies, ensuring the successful and coordinated completion of project components.
    • Communicate project status and contribute to positive working relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including regional and national government officials, healthcare providers, and people who use substances.
    • Prepare reporting materials, including written reports, briefing documents, and presentations. Monitors period, quarterly, mid-year and year-end budget expenditures and reports variances. Gathers and summarizes financial information related to assigned projects for submission to the Project Manager and funder(s).
    • Assist in the development of knowledge translation materials and effective strategies for dissemination of promotional materials.
    • Plan and manage logistics for meetings, ranging from small team meetings to large stakeholder meetings, including management of catering, facilities, preparation and delivery of materials and presentations, producing meeting agendas, minutes, and summaries, and follow-up.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.


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    SUMMARY

    Within the context of a client and family centred model of care and, in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Providence Health Care, the person promotes a safe, respectful, and civil working environment for patients, residents, families, visitors and staff.

    Reporting to the Director or Associate Director, the Program Manager (PM), BC ECHO on Substance Use is responsible for the management of a novel provincial clinical education program. Utilizing the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) model, BC ECHO on Substance Use PM activities may include planning and governance, overseeing successful implementation and evaluation of clinically focused educational programs, research, grant facilitation, and building relationships with key stakeholders as required. The PM is accountable for achieving successful delivery of activities for the BC ECHO on Substance Use program by meeting organizational requirements according to time, quality/scope, and budget constraints. Working with the program leadership, the PM creates the program implementation plan, work plans, funding proposals, policies and procedures and partake in program evaluation. This position is accountable for overseeing the development of progress reports and updates to funding agencies and BCCSU leadership. The PMworks closely with clinical and education, communications, evaluation, and stakeholder engagement teams at the BCCSU, as well as clinical addiction experts and other relevant stakeholders to develop and implement the BC ECHO on Substance Use program.



    SKILLS
    • Demonstrated ability to work and learn independently with minimal supervision and ability to collaborate in a larger team.
    • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills within a complex interdisciplinary environment.
    • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment under deadlines.
    • Demonstrated project organization, implementation, and networking skills.
    • Comprehensive understanding of, and sensitivity to, diversity issues.
    • Demonstrated research skills, with an ability to analyze results.
    • Computer literacy including experience in Microsoft Office suite, reference management tools (e.g., EndNote), website programs such as WordPress, database applications and database management.
    • Ability to take initiative including independent thinking and creative problem-solving to implement project plans and realize project completion.
    • Demonstrated organization, planning and analytical skills, and meticulous attention to detail.
    • Ability to work effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, multi-task, and resolve problems in a timely manner.


    EDUCATION
    • Master’s Degree in Health Sciences, Health Administration, Epidemiology, Public Health, Public Policy or related field.
    • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years recent, related experience in program coordination or project management in a demanding academic, clinical healthcare setting.
    • Knowledge and/or experience working in addiction, public health, infectious disease, health services and with vulnerable populations an asset.
    • Experience in organizing, coordinating, and managing grant-based programs and supervising data collection activities is an asset.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of novel education and knowledge translation programs such as Project ECHO is an asset.
    • Experience in preparing documents, reports, briefing notes and communication materials. Experience with knowledge translation and ability to convey both research and evaluation findings and medical concepts to a range of audiences.
    • Travel both locally and nationally may be required.


    DUTIES
    • Manages and oversees a selection of the various BCCSU’s education programs, including the BC ECHO on Substance Use program. This includes oversight from planning and implementation to completion, including strategic work plan development, communications and meetings, management of timelines and resources, management of budget, production of deliverables, and knowledge translation activities.
    • Oversees project coordinators and other administrative staff on assigned projects including adequate and required training. Additionally, identifies areas of concern and escalates to program leadership, as appropriate.
    • Ensures effective project plans are in place and operational for the various education program.
    • Works proactively with the program leadership to set priorities in accordance with applicable program plans, and organizational standards and emerging educational priorities.
    • Ensures optimal utilization of available resources across projects as appropriate.
    • Contributes to the development of funding proposals, briefing notes and other policy focused documents for government and other stakeholders.
    • Assists with the development and establishment of educational policy and program evaluation recommendations.
    • Engages in the development of knowledge translation materials and effective strategies for dissemination and implementation of program outcomes, including peer review journals, policy reports, and infographics.
    • Responds to information requests and coordinates communication of responses with various departments within the organization.
    • Establishes positive working relationships and partnerships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including regional and national government officials, healthcare providers, educational institutions, researchers, sponsors, and people who use substances.
    • Maintains ongoing support from program funders and stakeholder groups, conducts consultations as needed, and keeps parties informed of program scope, status, and expectations.
    • Maintains professional development acumen around educational programming in substance use and addiction, including social and policy issues affecting people who use drugs in order to integrate current evidence and knowledge into educational efforts.
    • Accountable for overseeing annual progress reports to funding agencies and ongoing documentation of projects as needed. Reports to BCCSU leadership regarding status updates, program deliverables, and outcomes on a regular basis.
    • Liaise and engages with BCCSU staff when necessary to ensure that projects are implemented in alignment with BCCSU initiatives.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.


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    SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Manager, Principal Investigator or other designate, the Research Assistant provides operational and administrative support to the Principal Investigator(s) and other staff in the implementation and conduct of various research studies and related activities in accordance with applicable policies, standards, procedures, and protocols.



    SKILLS
    • Demonstrated knowledge in using NVivo, PubMed, Medline, Google Scholar, Microsoft Office Software, and reference manager software and e-mail and Intranet.
    • Knowledge of basic research design and protocol development.
    • Effective interview skills, ability to establish rapport, ability to assess a situation and respond accordingly.
    • Excellent time management skills including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrated data entry and data management skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of terminology relating to substance use.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Ability to conduct literature searches and synthesis of findings.
    • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


    EDUCATION

    Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline. One (1) to three (3) years’ previous research experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience with recruitment, interviewing and data collection in research studies, and with marginalized populations is an asset.



    DUTIES
    • Prepares data collection forms, study consent forms, and recruitment materials.
    • Recruits, screens, schedules and evaluates research participants.
    • Performs data coding, entry, checking using electronic data capture systems.
    • Collects back-up source documentation as required.
    • Understands the data requirements of various study protocols.
    • Updates and maintains study databases and develops source document worksheets.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality and ethical requirements related to identification and release of study data.
    • Assists in the preparation and submission of research protocols for funding applications and REB review.
    • Conducts literature reviews and assists in the development of proposals and associated documents.
    • Participates in ongoing training and efforts to ensure data integrity.
    • Analyzes data (qualitative and quantitative), under the guidance of the Principal Investigator or designate, using relevant information systems to perform statistical analysis where appropriate.
    • Supports the development of academic outputs, including presentations and manuscripts.
    • Supports the preparation of relevant research and reports as directed by the Principal Investigator or designate. This would include activities such as but not limited to: taking and preparation of minutes, document writing and editing, graphics or other visual material preparations.
    • Performs other related duties as required.


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