Evaluation Specialist

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Evaluation Specialist

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date April 4, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a permanent full time Evaluation Specialist to join us in Kelowna, BC!

About the role:

The Evaluation Specialist works on the evaluation of selected Interior Health (IH) projects and programs. The Evaluation Specialist reviews initiatives and supervises practicum students on work that has a focus on effecting positive impacts on healthcare service delivery. The Evaluation Specialist also plays a pivotal role in improving healthcare services by supporting planning, decision-making, and accountability in IH.

Some typical duties:

• • Reviews initiatives being developed and those being implemented and provides leadership to project/program leads to develop an overarching evaluation plan in collaboration with them and other senior stakeholders.

• Develops specific evaluation criteria, performance measures, definitions, and evidence to conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis and to generate recommendations.

• Completes evaluation reports and gives presentations to senior leaders on selected projects/ programs that assess the efficiency and effectiveness of initiatives in achieving stated goals including health outcomes and improvements in related processes.

• Leads the hiring and supervision of university practicum students who participate in evaluation activities.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Some of the benefits of joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. We offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we also offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

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Why Interior Health is a Top 100 BC Employer


• A Master’s degree in a health-related field, research, economics, or business management which includes course work in evaluation design, statistical analysis, and project management.
• At least 5 years of experience working in the healthcare environment.
• Must have completed course work in evaluation design, research methods, and statistical analysis.
• Must be a Credentialed Evaluator (CE) with the Canadian Evaluation Society; or working towards the CE designation.
• Equivalencies of training, education, or experience will be considered.

LEADS Capabilities
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self/Cultural Agility – self-awareness, demonstrates character; noticing and adapting to cultural uniqueness to create a sense of safety for all.
• Engages Others/Empathy – communicates effectively; listens with heart rather than reacting
• Achieves Results/Process Orientation – takes action to implement decisions, assesses & evaluates results, follows culturally respectful processes that also produce results
• Develops Coalitions/Building a Trust-Based Relationship – builds partnership and networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers and service, participating in open exchanges of experiences and culture
• System Transformation/Credible Champion – demonstrates systems/critical thinking, strategically oriented to the future, champions & orchestrates change, remains self-aware and maintains effective relationships, shows courage and conviction in advocating for change for the betterment of Aboriginal people.

Skills and Abilities
• Superior writing ability and a proven record of delivering useful reporting and presentations to stakeholders.
• Exceptional verbal communication and independent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
• Knowledge of the delivery of care in a public healthcare system, government processes, the Health Authority structures, and ARECCI ethics framework and tools responsibilities is an asset.
• Knowledge of Logic Models, Theory of Change, Performance Monitoring frameworks, and change management models.
• Excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to interact effectively with care providers and project managers at the community level.
• Proven analytical, quantitative, qualitative, and evaluation methods work in healthcare.
• Proven interpersonal and teamwork skills are essential.
• A valid BC Driver’s license.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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