Senior Policy Lead — Island Health

Senior Policy Lead — Location to be determined

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Manager of Healthy Public Policy (HPP), the Senior Policy Lead provides regional leadership on policy advocacy, analysis, and monitoring to support the advancement and impact of health promotion work across the Island Health region. Working closely with Medical Health Officers, Directors and staff of the Office of the Chief Medical Health Officer (CMHO) and Vice President (VP), this role is responsible for leading the co-creation, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of Regional Healthy Public Policy initiatives. At the direction of Medical Health Officers, the Executive Director of Population Health, or HPP Manager, HPP Leads provide expertise in thematic areas of core concern to public health, and seeks to influence the development, mobilization, and adoption of healthy public policy within and through key sectors and settings across the Island Health region. These include but are not limited to: government, non-governmental organizations, private sector, schools and other early childhood environments, and other sectors and settings as identified.

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