Manager, Clinical Operations

City Surrey
Job ID 2022-33156
Corporate Professionals - Clinical - Managers / Directors
Posting Date
7 months ago(11/18/2022 2:27 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Monday to Friday 0800-1600
Days Off
Saturday, Statutory, Sunday
Urgent Primary Care Centre
Salary at Time of Posting
$49.26 - $70.81 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2023 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.


Are you looking for that job that will allow you to combine your clinical expertise and your proven leadership skills? Do you take responsibility for your own performance and aim to model integrity, resilience and confidence? If you have answered “yes”, we want you to keep reading! We are currently looking for a Relief Full Time Clinical Operations Manager to join our Urgent Primary Care Centre team in Surrey, BC. Bring your expertise, passion to motivate, and inspire others as the catalyst that will shape an environment for service excellence.


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

Reporting to assigned Director(s), Clinical Operations, the Manager is accountable for managing and providing leadership for assigned clinical operation(s) through the leadership provided to staff, or the management of service contracts with contracted agencies.

Through the direct leadership and management of people and resources, the manager oversees the operational, administrative activities of a clinical operation(s); or, supports the operation of clinical services supports for services as provided through contracted agencies.

The Manager fosters an environment that empowers and supports individuals to provide safe, quality care; or ensures service contracts meet performance criteria that include safe, quality care.

Ensures clinical operation(s) at a site/community area or across sites/community areas are delivered in an effective and efficient manner through consultative advice on clinical services(s) design, policies and procedures, management and leadership or contract management.

Maintains effective communications, and where assigned a dual reporting structure, prioritizes and advises on the status of clinical services(s) objectives.


  1. Manages resources through the development of operating and capital budgets, review of expenses and the development of action plans. Reviews contracted agency budgets in terms of established contract performance criteria and liaises with agency to establish required action plans.

  2. Provides leadership of people to foster an environment that is supportive of engagement, innovation, individual and team achievements and the provision of safe, quality care.

  3. Recruits people, provides leadership and mentorship on individual leadership and development plans, and provides regular, ongoing, clear and meaningful feedback to provide recognition and to address performance improvement.

  4. Reviews Fraser Health workplace indicators in areas such as retention, engagement, safety, absenteeism and overtime, and establishes department objectives and action plans .

  5. Provides leadership for quality care, identifies risks and action plans in terms of clinical/department outcomes.

  6. Interprets, applies and ensures operational and service contract plans meet accepted operational and/or contractual requirements, professional standards, collective agreement or other standards and legislated/contractual obligations. Investigates and responds to complaints or grievances. Represents the Department in third party venues.

  7. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships, ongoing communications with medical staff, other departments at and across sites/community areas and other internal and external stakeholders.

  8. Participates in strategic planning, clinical services development and the development of short and long term tactical clinical, operational or service plans. Assesses and advises on conflicts in terms of operational plans where leading clinical services that report up to more than one Director.

  9. Acts as a resource to care teams, provides expert consultative advice to other health care practitioners and acts as a resource for the assigned clinical operation(s) or service contracts.

  10. Acts as an advocate for patients/residents/clients and families; responds to issues in the area of clinical operations to internal and external stakeholders and agencies; ensures compliance of the complaint review and audit process.

  11. Co-ordinates, participates or facilitates research initiatives taking an interdisciplinary and consultative approach.

  12. Participates in the development and maintenance of administrative and clinical information systems; ensures Fraser Health, government and regulatory reporting requirements are met.

  13. Chairs and/or participates on committees; prepares status reports to update the Director(s) and/or develops recommendations on follow up action to be taken; implements approved recommendations.

  14. Participates in the development, implementation and negotiation of essential service contingency plans.

  15. Ensures Director(s) is/are informed of and aware of significant events and activities in the area(s) of responsibility.


Education and Experience

Completion of an undergraduate degree in health sciences or related field, plus seven (7) years' recent related experience, including two (2) years in a leadership role; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Skills and Abilities

Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in related clinical health care practice, education and program planning, development, implementation and evaluation.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and carry out projects.

  • Knowledge of department management processes under collective agreements.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of budget planning and preparation principles, concepts and methods.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide progressive and innovative approaches to service delivery and program issues.

  • Knowledge of research methodology, practices and techniques.

  • Excellent investigative, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and with changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Knowledge of Information Systems applications, tools and concepts.


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