Director of Operations, Nursing

First Nations Health Authority

The First Nations Health Authority is a diverse and transformational health organization of professional, innovative and dedicated team members and leaders.
The first of its kind in Canada, FNHA works as a health-and-wellness partner with BC First Nations to support self-determination and decision-making to improve health outcome.

Director of Operations, Nursing 
Vancouver, BC  

As a strategic leader who is exceptionally analytical and detail-focused, you have developed your skills through community health programs in nursing. You have the ability to motivate and lead a team of dedicated health professionals. You can effectively evaluate program delivery and make recommendations for improvement with your knowledge of advanced clinical nursing practice.
In this role, you will be responsible for providing consultative and advisory services to First Nations communities and partners on nursing programs and service delivery. You will lead and represent the First Nations Health Authority to negotiate, develop, and adapt standards, practices, policies, and education to conform to the requirements of CRNBC and other Regulatory Bodies, and the provincial Health Professions Act. Some of your key responsibilities will include managing regional nursing staff, regional collaboration for nursing programs, recruitment, labour relations, performance management, and strategic planning.

Education & Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing from an approved education program.  Completion of approved training in public health.  
  • 5-10 years of senior leadership experience with responsibilities for strategic programming in a management level role, including supervision of nurses and clinicians within an organization, across various communities within the Province of BC.
  • Current or eligible for practising registration with the College of Registered Nurses' of British Columbia (CRNBC).  

What You Can Expect From Us
Joining our family means joining an organization that supports personal growth, in-house training, a paid volunteer day and a unique full-day orientation program.

Leading with culture, all FNHA employees complete San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training.  We support our family to be leaders in wellness and all staff members develop a yearly wellness plan as part of their performance partnership and goal-setting. 

FNHA offers competitive salary, pension, extended health benefits and employee supports for mental wellness including an EAP and cultural supports.

Join Our Historic Journey
At FNHA, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to BC’s history.  With a unique governing structure and mandate, our fluid work environment means you can play an active role in real change.

Our talented teams value respect and foster lateral kindness in their working relationships.  Our holistic approach to wellness, based on First Nations teachings, is incorporated into all aspects of work culture.  Where else will you get to create a personal wellness plan as part of your performance goals?  If you are looking for more than a job, come join the FNHA family.

Application Deadline
May 27, 2018 at 4:00pm

Submit your Cover Letter & Resume as one document.

Apply Online!
Confidential Fax: (604) 913-6135
Please include “Self-Identified”, if you are voluntarily identifying yourself as First Nations or Aboriginal.

Location: West Vancouver, BC.

Region: Lower Mainland

Professional Category(s): Health Services.

Posted: May 17, 2018, 10:51 am

Expires: May 27, 2018, 4:00 pm

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