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Project Manager I, CST Pharmacy Infrastructure

Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver Coastal Health

Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, CA.



Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-08-31 16:03

Job Description

Project Manager I , CST Pharmacy Infrastructure Work Site: CST - 590 W. 8th, some travel may be required

Start Date:


Regular Full Time

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Shifts may include 24 hour support, some weekends, on call rotation

Reference#: 170583-esa

Come work as a Project Manager I with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is looking for a Project Manager I to join the dynamic team at CST Project Pharmacy Infrastructure Team. Apply today to join our team!

About the The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project

The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia's history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.

As a Project Manager I with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

Lead and coordinate all aspects of assigned projects for designated programs/services within a Community of Care (CoC) and/or throughout Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Ensure that project deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as described in the project plan. Work with stakeholders at all levels and inspires others to achieve goals and deliverables through facilitation, effective communication of corporate visions, and ensuring the culture is one in which individual competencies can thrive. Provide leadership, guidance and support to designated project staff. Projects may involve process improvement and work redesign, productivity review/staff deployment and the provision of strategic information to support those processes. Findings and recommendations have a direct financial and staff resources impact. Communicate with all levels of staff and management within the CoC and/or across VCH to facilitate consensus, consult, negotiate and share information. Liaise with consultants, vendors and other health care entities and other external agencies to negotiate contracts for the provision of goods and services.


Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Business Administration or relevant health care discipline with five (5) to seven (7) year's recent, related experience in project management and facilitating and managing consultation processes with a wide range of stakeholder groups. Current registration with relevant professional College/Association, if applicable. Excellent communication skills to function within a complex interdisciplinary environment including ability to communicate with the physician community. Computer literacy with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management and database applications.

Knowledge & Abilities

Displays comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies and ability to coach team members on these skills. Effectively monitors budgets and executes project plans with stringent timelines. Utilizes initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem-solving abilities to implement project plans and realize project completion. Maintains a broad knowledge of patient care delivery systems in primary, acute and community settings. Maintains a thorough understanding of available resources for projects and applicable stakeholder groups, provides feedback and detailed analysis on project processes and makes recommendations as required. Utilizes effective facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes. Works effectively under time pressure to meet deadlines, balance work priorities and resolve problems in a timely manner. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

Please note some travel may be required. 

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

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