• Full Time
  • Temporary
  • St. John's

Eastern Health

Location: Health Sciences Centre

Health Innovation Project Manager (2 positions)
(Subject to Classification Review)
Living Lab Medical Research
Temporary, Full-Time (until June 30, 2023 with possibility of extension)
22379TMP, 22380TMP

Hours 70 hours bi-weekly (8 hour days)
Salary HL-21 ($68,450 – $88,984 per annum)
Competition Number 2022003712
Posted Date 16 June 2022
Closing Date 30 June 2022

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Innovation Division of Eastern Health has established a Living Lab to develop and implement innovative ideas, methods, technologies and devices that align with the organization’s strategic vision and the Provincial Government’s Strategic Direction for Better Health and Better Care for Individuals. The Living Lab promotes interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaborative research, open innovation and creativity. It will help create and redesign products and services, making sure to put users – patients and their families, the community, and health professionals – at the heart of the innovation process.

We are excited to post an Innovation Project Manager opportunity for our innovative division. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Division Manager of the Research and Innovation Department and will be a champion for change and oversee all aspects of the project life cycle from inception to completion. This includes innovation/idea project intake, assessment and planning, negotiation and development of project contracts, project oversight, risk and issue management, communication and change management, and budget/resource management and allocation. The Project Manager will develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders at all levels of the organization and will build partnerships with external public and private stakeholders including entrepreneurs, vendors, contactors, private companies and Health Canada representatives in order to create and foster the implementation of innovative solutions. We hope you will become a Champion of change in our healthcare system!

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, a healthcare discipline or another related field as determined by the employer is required.
Project Management designation is an asset.

Minimum of two years of project management experience is required.
Experience in leading education workshops and developing training materials.
Experience with patient centered care initiatives.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Knowledge of health care and/or health care innovation.
Knowledge of user centered design.
Knowledge of processes, or experience related to, product development, entrepreneurship and business startups.
Knowledge of agile management techniques.
Knowledge of project and change management methodologies, as well as project implementation and evaluation.
Ability to work with others in a flexible environment.
Ability to read and interpret vendor contracts and contribute to their development is required.
Demonstrated ability to use computerized tools and techniques for planning, organizing, estimating, monitoring and controlling projects.
Demonstrated strong leadership and communication skills.
Demonstrated strong time management and organizational skills and the ability to manage several projects at once.
Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and work independently with little supervision.
Demonstrated ability to think critically and problem solve under time, fiscal and human resource constraints.
Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to develop coalitions to support successful project completion and the adaption of innovative solutions.
Demonstrated creative mindset and ability to find new growth opportunities for the Living Lab

A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
Current registration/licensure in the relevant professional association, if applicable, is required.
Travel throughout the region will be required.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing employment@easternhealth.ca as soon as possible.

Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email employment@easternhealth.ca or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.

To apply for this job please visit employment.easternhealth.ca.