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 territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 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.
We are seeking a seasoned Director, Capital Facility Projects, IMIT Planning & Delivery Services to lead Fraser Health’s information systems and technology delivery at the redevelopment ($1.3B) of the Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) in New Westminster. RCH plays a critical role in the community it serves, the Fraser Health (FH) Network, and the Province. It is a tertiary, trauma and referral centre in the FH network, and is the only site providing Level 1 trauma care and other higher levels of care, such as interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery and neurosurgery.
You will be joining at an exciting time. We are halfway through this fast-paced project with a 10 storey Acute Care Tower (ACT) opening in 2025 and campus renovations completing in 2026-27. This redevelopment will increase the hospital's capacity, beds and services while modernizing critical IT infrastructure and making clinical system improvements. This is an opportunity for you to be part of the team that is contributing directly to advancement of healthcare services in FH. Learn more about this project HERE.
You will be joining an established and experienced IMIT team at RCH that is well positioned to smoothly receive the new facility as it is handed over by our construction partner and begin patient care. The team is compliance checking our construction partner’s design, construction, commissioning responsibilities and supplying dependent IMIT spaces, systems and technologies. And the team is orchestrating the solution designs, procurement, implementation and hand over of information systems and technologies required for the ACT to function.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Capital Facility Projects, IMIT Solutions you will be part of an enterprise focussed IMIT team, including peer Directors at other major redevelopments ($5B). These redevelopment focussed collective efforts have a lasting legacy impact on the delivery of health care services and a visible landmark in the community they serve. You will be an action-orientated and creative leader addressing unique construction and clinical operational challenges and opportunities as these sites come off the drawing board and into reality.
The Director, Capital Facility Projects IMIT Planning & Delivery Services at RCH is accountable for:
The successful candidate will have:
If you have any questions or are interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with Fraser Health, please contact Randeep Kang at email@example.com
Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.
Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:
Reporting operationally to the Executive Director, Capital Facility Projects, IMIT Solutions for cross redevelopment IMIT enterprise alignment, financial management, systems & technology planning, architecture, specification support, the Director is accountable to the Chief Project Officer to have all the Information Management Systems and Information Technology (IMIT) aspects to be in place to achieve a smooth clinical transition into the new facility and to ensure there are no contractual/penalty claims by the Builder where there is critical path dependency on IMIT to deliver parts of the building infrastructure and systems necessary for the Builder's to complete their designs, construction, and commissioning.
Responsible to collaborate with the Chief Clinical Planner – Major Redevelopment & Expansion Projects in the identification, assessment, prioritization, implementation and operationalization of IMIT solutions to support the services, programs and site integrity operating goals and objectives.
Responsible and accountable to provide a single FHA owned and operated IT Infrastructure (network, wireless, telephony, IT spaces) that supports the systems and technology requirements of two separate government organizations (FHA and BC Cancer) operating in the new facility; collaborate with BC Cancer IMITS Redevelopment Team including interoperability with FHA.
Lead and oversee the planning and coordination of the IMIT staff; ensure all aspects of IMIT are anticipated, acted on and followed up; consult and advise diverse stakeholders including site and enterprise clinical leadership, Redevelopment Project Executive Sponsors, Chief Project Officer, Ministry of Health, PHSA Technical Services, Infrastructure BC, BC Cancer, local governments, construction/architectural/engineering firms, and lower mainland partners on IMIT deliverables, financial and operational decision implications, risks, and tactical IMIT execution; authorized to make binding IMIT related commitments on Fraser Health that can have operating budget impacts over the life of the facility.
Responsible for staff recruitment, management and performance; accountable for expenditure control and value for money of the IMIT start-up capital and operating budgets; ensure sustainment annualized budgets are provided to support departments to maintain FHA investments.
Master’s degree in Health Administration, Business, Information Management or related field, supplemented with seven (7) years recent, related experience in progressively more complex and senior management/leadership roles in a large complex multi-site organization, including three (3) years recent experience in IMIT project or program management delivery role leading, planning, prioritizing and executing on multiple deliveries simultaneously; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
IMIT leadership on construction related projects of five (5) years is highly preferable.
Demonstrates the leadership practices of the Fraser Health Leadership Framework of Clear, Caring and Courageous and creates the conditions for people to succeed.
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