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Ministry of Health – Qualified Exercise Professional

Qualified Exercise Professional

Ministry of Health

Burnaby

 Salary $33.15 – $37.84 hourly

 

A unique opportunity for a Certified Exercise Physiologist

2 positions available – both positions will be temporary “As and When” (called when needed)

HealthLink BC’s (HLBC) telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to health care providers and the public that positively impact the health care experience, health outcomes and the availability and use of health human resources in a way that will improve the affordability and sustainability of health care in British Columbia.  HLBC’s comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services focus on quality client services to consumers and health care professionals.

The Qualified Exercise Professional delivers telehealth physical activity services to the public, health professionals and the media in British Columbia. The services provides physical activity information, education and advice to clients on becoming active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through a variety of channels including telephone, public and professional print resources, web, email and approved social media channels.

 

Qualifications for the role include:

  • Undergraduate degree in Exercise Science (e.g. Bachelor of Kinesiology).
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist, certified in good standing with the Health and Fitness Federation of Canada and with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.  Advanced certification or completion of additional training or internship in exercise science is an asset.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent relevant experience as a certified exercise physiologist in providing physical activity information,  guidance (e.g., exercise prescription, precautions, resources, tools) and health screening for a wide range of callers, including children, athletes, families, older adults, and individuals living with chronic medical conditions, in a tele-health environment.
  • Work experience in physical activity related education and behavioural counselling acquired in a variety of settings. Experience in lifestyle counselling by telephone is preferred.

 

 

For more information and to apply by August 23, 2017, please go to:

https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=42670

 

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

 

 

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council – Home and Community Care Nurse

Home and Community Care Nurse

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

 

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is seeking a part-time (0.6) Licensed Practical Nurse to provide a full continuum of Home Care Nursing services to individuals in a variety of community-based settings in NTC’s Central Region territory. Our Nursing services follow the Nuu-chah-nulth Nursing framework that ensures culturally safe, relational, reflective and trauma informed Nursing Practice. This position is based out of Tofino.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide comprehensive health care with an emphasis on healthy living, illness prevention, health education, chronic disease management, and clinical intervention
  • Establish and maintain community partnerships to help address health issues, reduce the incidence of disease, and to enhance the health of individuals, families groups and general populations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current LPN license with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia (CLPNBC)
  • Experience working with First Nations will be considered an asset
  • Familiarity with Panorama, Mustimuhw cEMR, or other related electronic medical record charting system will be considered an asset
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle, and be prepared to travel within the region
  • Provide acceptable references and criminal record check

The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, benefits package, self-directed professional development, regular in-services, and subsidized travel.

 
Further questions can be directed to Jeannette Tremblay, Home Care Nurse Clinical Leader
Telephone: (250) 724-5757.

 

Apply by August 11, 2017 by sending your cover letter, resume and three references to:

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council
P.O. Box 1383
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 7M2
Attn.: Human Resource Manager
Fax: (250) 723-0463
Email: apply@nuuchahnulth.org

(We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview)

Ministry of Technology Innovation and Citizens’ Services – Senior Manager, Health and Safety Management System


Senior Manager, Health and Safety Management System

Ministry of Technology Innovation and Citizens’ Services

Victoria

Salary $ $72,455.73- $ $82,891.45 annually

 

 

The Real Property Division (RPD) provides a range of workplace and real estate services to government ministries and the broader public sector. The real estate portfolio of leased and government-owned properties under RPD management is diverse and extends throughout the province. The Corporate Sustainability Team within RPD provides strategic advice and oversight of a management framework that addresses key responsibilities pertaining to the environmental stewardship and health & safety aspects of real property services.
The Senior Manager, Health and Safety Management System facilitates and manages the establishment and ongoing administration of an effective management system to uphold RPD workplace health and safety accountabilities through compliance with recognized good industry practices (e.g. ISO 18001/45001).

The position provides subject matter expertise and supports RPD in upholding health and safety management practices and responsibilities so as to ensure the organization meets all applicable legal and regulatory obligations. The role does not provide day to day or tactical health and safety oversight, but rather coordinates and oversees management of health and safety considerations that are executed by RPD and its co-management partners, which include contracted service providers, public/private partnerships, the Public Service Agency, ministry and broader public sector clients, building occupants, landlords and their contracted services.

 

Qualifications for this role include:

 

  • Graduate of a recognized workplace health and safety certificate or degree program that is recognized under ISO 17024 or equivalent standards.
  • CRSP, ROH or equivalent accreditation.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of health and safety management systems best practices as recognized under ISO 18001/45001 or equivalent standards.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience developing and promoting components of a management system.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working within a large, complex organization.

 

 

For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by July 30th 2017, please visit:

https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=40086

Volunteer Advisors needed – Vancouver Foundation

Vancouver Foundation

Volunteer Advisors needed!

 

Purpose of Assignment

Vancouver Foundation values community-informed decision-making. One of Vancouver Foundation’s most visible activities is making grants that support charitable programs. The role of the Volunteer Advisor is to bring community perspective into grantmaking, to help identify pressing issues and trends, to assess proposals and ensure that the most socially innovative projects receive funding, and to add value to the process by providing feedback.

Volunteer Advisors bring relevant expertise from across British Columbia and generously volunteer their time and energy to help shape the work of the Foundation and to ensure that it remains in touch with the communities it serves. For Vancouver’s Mission, Values and Core Beliefs: https://www.vancouverfoundation.ca/about-us/vision-values

 

Key Tasks

  • As a Volunteer Advisor, you will be called upon to:
  • Review applications for funding and make funding recommendations to staff, committee members and Board
  • Provide professional perspectives regarding trends and issues influencing the Foundation’s work, and provide input into priorities of grantmaking
  • Demonstrate active participation which includes preparation, attendance, punctuality, ensuring confidentiality, respectful conduct, and responsive, timely communication with staff, committee members and Board

 

Time Commitment

Advisors serve for a two-year term, which can be renewed once for a total of four years, and must participate in application review a minimum of twice per annual funding cycle. Meetings are held by teleconference for first stage application review and in person for second stage review. The in-person meeting is typically held in Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition to application review, an annual halfday planning meeting and day-long volunteer gathering may also be part of the commitment.

 

Skill Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Considerable experience/knowledge in one or more Fields of Interest
  • An interest and commitment to innovative solutions for complex systemic challenges
  • Ability to analyze, critique and understand emerging issues relevant to the sector
  • Previous committee, board or leadership experience
  • Strong communication skills, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to seek to understand a diversity of viewpoints
  • Accountability and adaptability
  • Ability to use web-based software applications
  • Understanding of basic meeting procedures/protocol

 

Other desired knowledge/experience of:

  • Social innovation; that is, initiatives that change or influence a social system by addressing the root cause(s) that created the complex issue in the first place, or that is holding it in place
  • Vancouver Foundation and/or other community foundations
  • Program/project development, design, implementation
  • Strategic planning and outcome evaluation
  • Grant making and/or grant writing
  • Not-for-profit sector
  • Government policies, processes, and programs
  • Business – development, financial management, communications
  • Other communities (e.g. ethnic, socio-economic, under-represented)

 

Benefits

In this position, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Use your strengths and skills to make recommendations to support charitable programs and qualified donees that are working towards social change
  • Learn about the charitable sector and social innovation expressed through applications that you will review and are provided to you by staff
  • Meet new people, network and collaborate with other Volunteer Advisors, staff, and Board
  • Be publicly acknowledged for your contributions

Please be advised that the Foundation’s Act states in 20.2 that, “No salary or reward or profit of any kind may be paid or given to any member of an advisory committee”.

 

What to expect from Vancouver Foundation

Staff are available as needed for support and guidance to:

  • Orient you to Vancouver Foundation and the granting process to enable you to be knowledgeable, engaged and participatory
  • Correspond with you regarding meeting materials and process
  • Inform you about Vancouver Foundation’s goals, strategy, and direction
  • Provide you with the key information such as: Field of Interest guidelines, Terms of Reference, Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest, and policies related to expenses and travel
  • Arrange for communication and travel needs, including conference call support, online grant management system access, bookings and reimbursements as required

 

Accountability/Decision-Making

Volunteer Advisors provide support to Vancouver Foundation’s grant making teams and are accountable to the Board of Directors through its Grants and Community Initiatives Committee. All funding recommendations are informed by the input of Volunteer Advisors on a project’s merit, its alignment to current funding priorities, and its likelihood of success. Final decisions for funding requests are made by the CEO and/or the Board of Directors. Funding recommendations cannot exceed the amount of budgeted income available at the time of consideration.

 

The primary staff liaison to Volunteer Advisors is the Manager for the program area most relevant to the volunteer’s experience. Feedback mechanisms are through the Director, Field of Interest, Grants & Community Initiatives.

Ministry of Health – Qualified Exercise Professional

Qualified Exercise Professional

Salary $33.15 – $37.84 hourly

BC Ministry of Health

Burnaby, BC

 

 

Two positions available – both positions will be temporary “As and When” (called when needed) with end date of March 31, 2018

 

HealthLink BC’s (HLBC) telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to health care providers and the public that positively impact the health care experience, health outcomes and the availability and use of health human resources in a way that will improve the affordability and sustainability of health care in British Columbia.  HLBC’s comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services focus on quality client services to consumers and health care professionals. Core services include Navigation Services, Nursing Services, Dietitian & Physical Activity Services, www.HealthLinkBC.ca, HealthLinkBC Files, Directory Services, and the BC HealthGuide Handbook.

 

HealthLink BC is a transforming organization that will realize technological innovation and enhancement of current core services and an expansion and integration into other health-related initiatives that will promote improved wellness and health for the residents of British Columbia and other jurisdictions. HealthLink BC plays an integral role in health system redesign and Ministry of Health initiatives now and into the future.

 

The Qualified Exercise Professional delivers telehealth physical activity services to the public, health professionals and the media in British Columbia. The services provides physical activity information, education and advice to clients on becoming active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through a variety of channels including telephone, public and professional print resources, web, email and approved social media channels.

 

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Undergraduate degree in Exercise Science (e.g. Bachelor of Kinesiology).
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist, certified in good standing with the Health and Fitness Federation of Canada and with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. Advanced certification or completion of additional training or internship in exercise science is an asset.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of recent relevant experience as a certified exercise physiologist in providing physical activity information, guidance (e.g., exercise prescription, precautions, resources, tools) and health screening for a wide range of callers, including children, athletes, families, older adults, and individuals living with chronic medical conditions, in a tele-health environment.
  • Work experience in physical activity related education and behavioural counselling acquired in a variety of settings. Experience in lifestyle counselling by telephone is preferred.
  • Significant experience in applied research and critical appraisal of the literature and in writing practice guidelines and public and professional resources.
  • Computer experience with relevant software. I.e. electronic health records, exercise program software, MS Office, etc.
  • Experience talking on the phone and typing simultaneously.

 

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply online by August 1, 2017, please visit:

https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=42670

Ministry of Health – Tele-Dietitian

Tele-Dietitian

Salary $33.15 – $37.84 hourly

BC Ministry of Health

Burnaby, BC

 

 

Two positions available: one position will be permanent part time (56 hours bi-weekly) and one position will be temporary “As and When” (called when needed) with end date of March 31, 2018

 

HealthLink BC’s (HLBC) telehealth platform delivers high quality telehealth services across the continuum of care to health care providers and the public that positively impact the health care experience, health outcomes and the availability and use of health human resources in a way that will improve the affordability and sustainability of health care in British Columbia. HLBC’s comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services focus on quality client services to consumers and health care professionals. Core services include Navigation Services, Nursing Services, Dietitian & Physical Activity Services, www.HealthLinkBC.ca, HealthLinkBC Files, Directory Services, and the BC HealthGuide Handbook.

 

HealthLink BC is a transforming organization that will realize technological innovation and enhancement of current core services and an expansion and integration into other health-related initiatives that will promote improved wellness and health for the residents of British Columbia and other jurisdictions. HealthLink BC plays an integral role in health system redesign and Ministry of Health initiatives now and into the future.

 

The Tele-Dietitian delivers telehealth nutrition services to the public, health professionals and the media in British Columbia. The service provides medical nutrition education and counselling and preventative health nutrition information through a variety of channels including telephone, public and professional print resources, web, email and approved social media channels. The position reports to the Operation Manager, Dietitian & Physical Activity Services.

 

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Registered Dietitian, registered in good standing with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia.
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent relevant experience as a registered dietitian in acute care, community health, public health or continuing care.
  • Work experience demonstrating strong clinical and nutrition education and counselling skills acquired in hospital, community, long-term care and or private practice settings.
  • Experience in media interviews and public speaking an asset.
  • Computer experience with relevant software. i.e. electronic health records, MS Office, etc.

 

To learn more about this opportunity and to apply online by August 1, 2017, please visit:

https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=42824