The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across British Columbia, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence.
Improvements through knowledge
Open to possibilities.
With more than 10,000 employees and an annual budget of over $1 billion, the PHSA is home to many talented and dedicated health care professionals and administrative staff who are focused on providing solutions that lead to better health throughout the province.
Each of our agencies offers a unique culture, a strong leadership presence, in-depth mentorship and preceptorship programs, as well as an inspiring environment that will motivate you to excel in your career expertise every day.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has a province-wide mandate to provide health services to the province of British Columbia through our globally recognized healthcare Agencies, Services, Programs and Divisions. As BC's specialty Health Authority, we have established a reputation for innovation and compassion based on the unwavering belief that patients come first. It is a belief you will find reflected in every facet of PHSA. From ground-breaking research to promoting province-wide initiatives, we seek system-wide improvements that continually improve the way health services are provided, with an emphasis on prevention, promotion and protection. PHSA is a respected leader driven by some of the most progressive and accomplished healthcare specialists in the world.
We offer unique careers where you can focus on your specific career path and collaborate with multi-disciplinary and highly skilled teams to enhance your specialization, expertise and personal growth. As part of a vast network of leaders and innovators, you will have access to lifelong learning and a supportive environment that respects you and the goals you want to accomplish. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and training serves to ensure the success of your professional development.
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.
Board Liaison & Executive Administrator
Provincial Health Services Authority
Vancouver, British Columbia
The Board Liaison & Executive Administrator reports to the President and CEO, and works closely with the Board Chair and all Board Directors of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS The Board Liaison is accountable for managing and coordinating reporting and senior level administrative functions for the Board and its Committees, and providing confidential coordination and executive support to the Board’s Chair and its members. This vital role reviews complex, multifaceted issues and prepares reports to the PHSA and BCEHS Boards such as briefing notes, issue papers and updates for the President and CEO in support of selected Board committees, to support policy development and effective Board governance. The Board Liaison engages with internal and external stakeholders, develops and communicates recommendations, risks and alternatives.
This mandate requires coordinated responses to government ministries and collaborates with Agencies/Divisions/Services on key issues. The Board Liaison demonstrates initiative by ensuring the President and CEO and the Board Chair are informed of politically sensitive matters and potential media attention. Researching and maintaining comprehensive knowledge of board procedures and governance best practice and making recommendations to the CEO, Board Chair and Committee Chairs is essential.
The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and bring six (6) years recent related experience in progressively more responsible and complex executive support position, including at least three (3) years supporting senior executive and/or Board members.
The successful incumbent will be customer focused with the ability to facilitate and encourage co-operation between diverse groups and skill sets. Collaborative leadership skills in working with others to identify issues, design solutions, follow up with action, and evaluate results are required as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team are essential to the success of this role. Superior presentation skills’ including the ability to comprehend complex issues and present information in concise, meaningful ways is critical. Excellent communication skills including the ability to negotiate and persuade others and demonstrated analytical and problem-solving expertise round out the expertise required.
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Applications will be accepted until November 7, 2014.
For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit: http:careers.phsa.ca
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.
Career Level: Experienced
Years of Relevant Experience: 6 Years
Education: Bachelors (Including Honours)
Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services
Job Function: Administrative and Clerical