Quality and Standards Officer, PCH

Quality and Standards Officer, PCH

PM3 Quality and Standards Officer

Regular/full-time

Department of Health

Licensing and Compliance, Public Health

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39287

Salary(s):   PM3 $65,288.00 – $82,064.00 per year

Closing Date:   June 17, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future term and regular vacancies and will remain open until exhausted.

The Licensing and Compliance Branch promotes and advances resident/patient health and safety by providing provincial leadership in health system licensing and compliance management.   The branch works cooperatively within the department to oversee system compliance with applicable provincial legislation, policies, and standards. The branch engages with regional health authorities, Shared Health, and service delivery organizations to ensure that provincial standards and safe environments for residents/patients are maintained.  We are looking for a Quality and Standards Officer with strong knowledge of the long term care (LTC) sector and a comprehensive understanding of the health care delivery system to join our team.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess valid full Class 5 (5F) driver’s license and access to a vehicle which can be used for work purposes.
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed. 
  • Must be able to travel within Manitoba by vehicle and air, with occasional overnight stays.

Qualifications:

Essential:
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, social sciences, or management-related discipline.  A relevant combination of education and experience may be considered.  
  • Extensive experience conducting inspections or implementing quality assurance systems for regulatory compliance in a health care setting. 
  • Extensive knowledge of Manitoba’s personal care home/long term care structure and legislative framework.
  • Verbal communication skills to facilitate and negotiate.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to effectively coordinate compliance activities.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong written communication skills to prepare correspondence, reports and other documents for a senior audience.
  • Ability to manage multiple or competing priorities within tight timeframes.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to establish, engage and maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise initiative.

Desired:
 

  • Experience working with Indigenous and Northern communities.

Duties:
The Quality and Standards Officer provides oversight of personal care homes (PCH) in Manitoba and works with facility staff to ensure provincial standards are maintained at all facilities. The QSO will be responsible for leadership, consultation, and coordination of activities related to long term care. The QSO acts as a team leader to plan, organize, conduct, monitor, report and follow up on standards reviews to PCHs to ensure compliance with the PCH Standards Regulation under The Health Services Insurance Act.  The QSO is expected to provide professional consulting and recommendations to Shared Health, the Regional Health Authorities (RHA), agencies, and branches of government.  The QSO also provides advice to the department on developments, regulatory and legislative changes as well as initiatives and outcomes in the area of long-term care.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39287

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-7182

Fax: 204-948-2841

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Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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