Senior Project Leader EDIS and VR

Employment type: Full-time
City: Prince George
Last visit: 2014-07-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-07-29


About Northern Health

Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers in size.

Northern Health offers health services in over two dozen communities through

50 health facilities (including hospitals, community health centres, public health units, and

long-term care facilities The population of our communities ranges from a few hundred people to

over 80,000 people.

Our vast landscape features rugged shorelines, coastal and island communities, rivers and lakes, fertile prairie, rolling foothills and majestic mountains. Our climate includes all four distinct seasons, each offering its own beauty. Whether you enjoy hiking, exploring, whale-watching, cross-country skiing, fishing or mountain biking, you'll discover a variety of exciting recreational opportunities in this spectacular landscape.

Anchored by major cities including Prince George, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Fort St. John, and Quesnel, health care professionals will find Northern BC the ideal place to call home.

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The Opportunity

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners creates a dynamic work environment that provides positive challenges for you to use all your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing relationships with regional educational institutions to provide training opportunities for our health care professionals.

We invite you to join our team as we build healthier communities and develop a network of outstanding health care professionals.


The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of the Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) and Voice Recognition (VR) electronic documentation projects. These two distinct yet linked projects will involve implementation and support across Northern BC. The EDIS will focus on Emergency Departments in acute care facilities, while the VR project will impact many clinical areas in a variety of acute and community locations (including ED The role will be leading the ITS project teams and engaging stakeholders through an agile approach of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing. In collaboration with our vendor partners and projects teams, the incumbent will be responsible for requirements analysis, development and implementation activities, decommissioning legacy ITS systems and the management of project plans, schedules, communications, status reports, and resources (people, budget The position is a health informatics proponent that will steward the benefits of IT system that will enable better coordinated and accessible health services to Northerners.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Health Informatics or Business Administration or graduation from an accredited Project Management Program.

Certification as Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI) 

A minimum of seven (7) years of progressive experience with IT project management and/or business analysis including a minimum of two (2) years technical or clinical supervision or management experience.

Successful record of leading and managing a variety of small to large IT projects, preferably CIS or other healthcare projects.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Northern Health offers:

Competitive compensation package

Comprehensive Benefit package

Municipal Pension Plan

Outstanding Relocation package for qualified positions

Employer Paid Vacation

Employee Referral Program

Offered through the Federal and BC Government “Loan Forgiveness Programs” see our careers site for more information and eligibility.


Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.


Other Northern Health Opportunities

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 7 Years

Education: Bachelors (Including Honours)

Industry: Healthcare and Medical Services

Job Function: Project Management and Business Analysis