Hiring: Health Quality Improvement Manager

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Position:  Health Quality Improvement Manager

Location: Hybrid – NW Calgary, Alberta/Work from home

Job Type:  Full Time

Salary Range: $65,000 – $75,000 as per qualifications

Contact: careers@abjhi.com

NOTE:  This is a one-year term with the possibility of renewal pending funding availability

Nature of Work

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Project Manager will assume management of specified projects and provide implementation support as appropriate. The successful incumbent will act as a champion in the promotion and adoption of evidence-based best practices in bone and joint care continuums and will have frequent interactions with multiple stakeholders, including government agencies, health administrators, and medical professionals.

Day travel throughout Alberta is required, with occasional overnight travel a possibility (this is suspended during COVID).

Primary Purpose

Operating within a team environment and supported by clinical design, measurement and evaluation services, the Project Manager’s responsibilities may include:

Project Planning

  • Develop scope statements, project plans and status reports
  • Support working group co-chairs in defining objectives and work plans
  • Assess operational impacts
  • Determine resources needed for implementation

Project Execution

  • Record progress against deliverables
  • Track project expenditures against budget
  • Report findings/outcomes with key stakeholders

Coordination of Project Activities

  • Identify existing business and patient process flows
  • Document current services delivery
  • Document current resource use and cost expenditures
  • Compare new care standards to existing services
  • Develop systematic evaluation processes
  • Develop measurement frameworks to guide data collection, analyses and reporting
  • Evaluate new care continuum standards
  • Ensure all actions are aligned with the Institute’s strategic direction, ethics, values, and professional standards
  • Practice financial stewardship through responsible fiscal management and track project progress against budget
  • Commit to sustaining and growing the Institute, its vision, values and contribution to the well being of the community
  • Effectively promote the vision and mission of the Institute to all stakeholders, including the public
  • Continually enhance the Institute’s public profile, image and reputation by being visible in the community

Required skills/expertise:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree;
  • 2 years relevant work experience in project management coordination, or management;
  • Experience should include implementation of change and relationship building;
  • Effective and strong organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced dynamic environment with competing deadlines;
  • Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and good judgement;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member; to self-manage workload pressures and manage multiple simultaneous deadlines in a results-oriented environment.
About the Institute

The Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute is a highly respected not-for-profit organization whose strength is turning knowledge into better care for people with bone and joint health conditions. The Institute uses the best evidence available to develop innovative products and concepts that improve health care service delivery.

The Institute provides consulting services to help health care agencies and providers implement change, measure results, and improve the quality of care for Albertans suffering from bone and joint injuries and disorders. These services include designing and evaluating evidence-based continuum of care, brokering the relationships required to advance bone and joint health care, providing project management services, and supporting both change management and the implementation of continuum’s of care.

The Institute works closely with its valued partners, including the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network, a provincial multidisciplinary group under Alberta Health Services responsible for improving population and public health for all Albertans in the area of bone and joint health. The Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network is the primary sponsor of most of the Institute’s ongoing clinical design and quality improvement initiatives.