Reporting to the Vice President, Inter-Hospital Services and the Executive Director, Provincial Programs the Provincial Director is responsible for strategy, operations and administration of the BC Early Hearing Program and the BCCH Audiology Department and the administration of the Adult Services Cochlear Implant Contract with Providence Health.
The Provincial Director provides strategic direction and leadership and has a key role in shaping province-wide standards, practices and policies to develop and support an interdisciplinary care model for children and their families accessing early hearing and communication services in BC. This position collaborates with Ministries, the PHSA, Regional Health Authorities, academic institutions and Early Hearing Programs nationally and internationally. The Director is responsible for establishing regional and provincial networks to support integrated and coordinated services.
From the service perspective, the Provincial Director provides leadership and direction in establishing strategies and operational plans and uses the provincial steering committee and provincial advisory groups to confirm program direction and operations. This includes identifying service and budget priorities, allocating resources, identifying and accessing resources, and establishing and monitoring of budget allocations and the management of contracts.
The BCEHP is a provincial newborn and early childhood early hearing detection and intervention program including screening, audiology and medical assessment/management, specialized equipment fittings, early communication supports and therapies, a provincial information system (BC Early Hearing Surveillance Tool) and program evaluation and quality assurance.
Relocation assistance may be provided. Benefit package included.