Providence Health Care
Within the context of a client and family centred model of care and, in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Providence Health Care, the person promotes a safe, respectful, and civil working environment for patients, residents, families, visitors and staff.
Reporting to the Evaluation Specialist, the Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of projects relating to Foundry’s overarching evaluation framework and key organizational initiatives. The Evaluation Coordinator is actively involved in the planning, development, and implementation of evaluation projects, and maintains primary project coordination responsibility. Supports team efforts with internal and external partners on ongoing evaluation of programs and initiatives to improve the quality and accessibility of youth integrated health services and the Foundry model. Contributes to related data, research and knowledge exchange activities. Conducts evaluation activities and builds strong working relationships within Foundry’s network of centres and external partners. Coordinates a range of projects of varying size and scope in a complex and dynamic multidisciplinary environment.
Qualifications / Skills and Education
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Health or Social Sciences plus three (3) years in a responsible evaluation assistant, research, project, or coordinator or analyst role in a health, social services, government, or community organization.
Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of a range of evaluation methods and approaches including developmental, formative and summative evaluation; utilization-focused evaluation.
Skills in research, quality improvement methods, and knowledge translation and exchange an asset.
Demonstrated skills in project coordination and management.
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications skills.
Experience using data visualization to effectively and creatively mobilize evaluation findings an asset.
Understanding of and practical skills in relevant computer software applications. Specific experience using Excel, Qualtrics, Power BI, Asana and/or NVivo an asset; Experience using internet search engines, websites, and navigation.
Understanding and practical skills to support stakeholder engagement, facilitation, community development, and partnerships.
Demonstrated ability and experience in conducting literature searches and reviews, best practice reviews, policy analysis.
Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholder groups.
Possesses integrity, sound judgment and ability to use tact and diplomacy
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a demanding and dynamic environment.
Sound negotiation, conflict management and consensus-building skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates the development and execution of projects, assuring they are done in an efficient manner, that they adhere to project protocols, that they conform to applicable institutional and ethical policies and procedures and privacy legislation, and that they are completed within the required timelines. Supports and collaborates with staff or students assisting in large or complex projects.
Identifies, collects, monitors, manages and analyzes relevant information relating to current projects, and provides input and recommendations to project/program team for development, implementation, analysis, dissemination of findings, and policy/practice recommendations.
Assists with the development and execution of evaluation deliverables with a focus on knowledge translation and exchange (KTE) and stakeholder engagement. Presents project updates and develops reports and other knowledge products for internal and external partners and stakeholders, including those with lived/living experience. Disseminates information and knowledge related to projects throughout the project lifecycle and through a variety of mechanisms.
Actively contributes to the development, coordination and implementation of time-limited evaluation projects to ensure that projects integrate robust evaluation strategies, methodologies, and yield accurate, relevant, and meaningful findings and recommendations for the Foundry network, health professionals, policy/decision makers, and the public.
Coordinates evaluation activities within Foundry’s provincial network of centres supporting centre staff with training, resources or system support to conduct evaluation activities and facilitate Plan-Do-Study-Act cycles. This position may require travel to Foundry centres across British Columbia to support evaluation activities and additional travel may be required to attend meetings and events.
In collaboration with Evaluation team members and working in partnership across applicable teams and portfolios, develops recommendations based on evaluation findings to inform improvements to projects/programs/initiatives in alignment with relevant evidence, best practices, policy, and implementation science.
Supports key evaluation capacity-building efforts across Foundry, including provision of relevant resources, information, and guidance regarding evaluation concepts, approaches, tools, and methodologies.
Works collaboratively with stakeholders in the network of Foundry centres as well as external partners to Foundry.
Performs other related duties as required.
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.