Provincial Health Services Authority – Executive Vice President, Medical, Academic Affairs, & Quality

Executive Vice President of Medical, Academic Affairs, & Quality

Provincial Health Services Authority

Vancouver, BC



Here is an immense opportunity for you to bring your well-honed leadership skills to the forefront – and to truly make a difference! In this newly created role you will report directly to the President and CEO and attend PHSA Board meetings in an executive capacity. You will have the opportunity to improve healthcare in BC for the populations served directly by PHSA and in the capacity of PHSA’s broader provincial mandate by working collaboratively with external partners to constantly improve the health system. You will be a strong clinical voice to the executive table leading the establishment of an integrated medical governance structure and representing PHSA interests with the Ministry of Health and external partners on matters related to medical affairs, academics and research, and quality. You will assume responsibility and accountability for the overall leadership and governance of the medical staff and for the high quality of medical care provided to those served by PHSA.


Working with the Ministry of Health, their partner health authorities and other health care stakeholders, PHSA plans, oversees, coordinates, delivers, monitors, and evaluates specialized health services to provide top notch, cost-effective healthcare across the province.


You will support administrative and physician leaders to deliver PHSA’s specialized programs and services. These include services delivered directly by PHSA: Laboratory Services, BC Cancer, BC Center for Disease Control, BC Mental Health and Substance Use, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Women’s Hospital, and BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children. They also include planning, coordination, and evaluation services such as BC Transplant, BC Renal, Cardiac Services BC, Trauma Services BC, Trans Care BC, Stroke Services BC, Child Health BC, and Perinatal Services BC. An advisor to the Board and CEO, you will contribute insight and experience to: optimizing specialty service delivery; strategic and medical planning; fostering a culture of safety and continuous improvement; advancing PHSA’s role in teaching and research; encouraging person centered care; and increasing physician human resource and administration capability.


You are likely currently registered or eligible for registration with the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons and may also possess a Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration or a closely related health care discipline. You have at least 10 years of leadership experience in a large complex healthcare or academic institution and a strong track record of collaboration and systems improvement.


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