Vancouver Coastal Health
Full Time
Vancouver, BC
$52.11–$74.90 an hour
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description
Job Description: Job Title: Director, Food Service Strategies & Initiatives (Executive) Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital 12th & Oak Status: Start Date: Hours: Regular Full Time As soon as possible 0900-1700 Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays Salary: $52.11 - $74.90 per hour Reference#: 172950-esa Come work as a Director, Food Service Strategies & Initiatives with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)! Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Director, Food Service Strategies & Initiatives to join the Food Services team. Apply today to join our team! As a Director, Food Service Strategies & Initiatives with Vancouver Coastal Health you will: Report to the Executive Director, Food Services. Be accountable for leading all Food Service Strategies and initiatives, relating to the quality and provision of services across Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). Be responsible for the provision of leadership, planning and coordination of all Food services within assigned hospitals and long-term care facilities. Lead large-scale reviews of all food practices, procedures and systems with the goal of improving service provision, performance, quality and efficiency, and of enhancing the care service and environment. Provide leadership and accountability in the development of project charters and plans for any food service strategies and initiatives. Consult with internal stakeholders to prioritize strategies and initiatives, define project scope and lead the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and guidelines based on the strategic goals of VCH. Provide direction, oversight and coordination of project resources and leads the integration of any quality improvement findings and recommendations. Be responsible for overseeing food procurement in conjunction with Health Authority leads, regional menus and the operational delivery of the business processes provided by the food service information system including the planning, analysis, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the system. Create and maintains a high functioning integrated team that effectively incorporates subject matter expertise. Be is responsible for building and maintaining exceptional customer relations that deliver consistent performance to commonly required standards. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Master's degree in Business Administration or a related health care discipline. Ten (10) years' recent relevant experience in strategic and operational change and/or re-design initiatives encompassing the public, organizational network leaders, provincial representatives, physicians and staff; or an equivalent combination of experience, training and experience. Registration with the College of Dietitians of BC. Knowledge & Abilities Demonstrated ability to lead on a strategic level. Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in systems, processes and protocols with a focus on quality improvement. Demonstrated ability to facilitate change including the ability to develop and implement new/revised systems and processes. Experience and expertise in project management including change initiatives. Demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate with network leaders, provincial representatives and a range of shareholders including the public and physicians. Experience and knowledge of management strategies and programs. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to operate related equipment. Physical ability to perform the duties of the position. As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required. WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH? VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work. Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed. We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022. Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting. Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. ***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.*** Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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