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Site Emergency Operations Centre Lead (COVID)

Posting Number 1267517

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 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 proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and resourcefulness of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Are you looking to use your operations experience and support the response for Covid-19? If so, keep on reading to find out more about the temporary opportunity we have!

The temporary Site Emergency Operations Centre Lead (COVID) position will lead, plan, implement and/or evaluate the COVID-19 prevention and outbreak response within owned/operated, contracted, and private Long Term Care, Assisted Living, and Independent Living sites across the Fraser Health area. Within sites experiencing an outbreak, you will pull together a variety of required partners, facilitate the initial site EOC meeting, and provide consultation and advice regarding practice protocols, quality and safety guidelines and COVID-19 response processes. You will assess site and human resource needs, identify gaps, evaluate response status, develop and/or recommend tools sought at both outbreak containment and prevention.

Build on your education and career experience as you:

  • Establish frameworks, plan objectives by making the initial contact with site leadership to verify reports, determine specifics of who is affected and where, and contact the appropriate Medical Health Officer in the geographic area to inform Public Health and receive further direction.
  • Facilitate the initial site Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) meeting with key partners that includes but not limited to the site clinical leadership, Medical Health Officer or Public Health Nurse designate, FH Clinical Nurse Specialists, Clinical Nurse Educators, Infection Prevention Control Specialist.
  • Provide consultation and advice to site leadership regarding containment and preventative measures such as isolation of affected residents, cohorting staff, accurate use of personal protective equipment, improved cleaning, screening of staff and residents, and swabbing those with symptoms.

To join our team, we will look for you to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health related field.
  • Seven (7) years of recent, related clinical experience in a long term care, assisted living, or community health care environment, including five (5) years of recent, related experience leading quality improvement or related initiatives/projects, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.

This posting will be used to recruit for multiple positions. This temporary 1 year full-time position is a mobile position based on outbreak site location with the main coordination office being out of our Central City offices in Surrey, BC, with access to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants, on-site gym and other amenities.


If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career with FH will offer you the opportunity to be a member of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and exciting health care environment.
  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Are you passionate about building an engaging environment that supports and challenges others to achieve their goals?

Take the next step and apply, so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve! We value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.



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