Program Manager, Health Care Services

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare: Mental Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Clinical Therapy
  • Supervision / Team Leader
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Richmond
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)N/A2019-08-122019-09-05

Are you a health care professional with experience managing and overseeing the administration of high quality health care? We have an opportunity for a program manager to oversee the administrative, fiscal, and clinical activities of the health care provided to injured workers throughout BC.


You’ll support our Health Care Programs’ mission to be the leader in the provision of innovative solutions that enable the delivery of service-driven, cost-effective health care to injured workers. We leverage our strong collaborative relationships with health care providers across British Columbia to ensure our customers in our Claims department have the tools they need to get injured workers healthy and back to work.


Consider joining us in this important role where you’ll make a difference by ensuring high quality care is provided for individuals injured at work.


What you’ll do

As a program manager in Health Care Services you will:

  • Manage, maintain, and monitor the clinical quality and financial performance for a network of external providers to ensure the effective delivery of high quality, client-focused service
  • In order to achieve the above, you’ll liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify gaps in health care programs and services, research current literature and evidenced based practice, and implement effective solutions including the design and procurement of contracted networks of health care providers
  • Provide leadership and direction to assigned staff as well as to internal and external health and rehabilitation clinicians


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Work as a management team member to achieve divisional strategic objectives and goals for the delivery of health care services
  • Create a supportive working environment by ensuring effective communication, promoting teamwork, providing opportunities for employees’ development, and recognizing team members’ contributions and achievements
  • Proactively identify a problem, gather and analyze relevant information, generate realistic options and use sound judgement in recommending appropriate solutions
  • Be influential and persuade others in attempting to reach resolution of issues
  • Communicate clearly and concisely explain, present, and summarize information verbally and in writing


Your experience and educational background:

  • A degree in a health care related field such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, counselling, or other
  • A minimum of five years of health care management experience that includes two years of recent, senior-level experience overseeing the administration of health care delivery
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.


What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


If you're the successful applicant, we'll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your passing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of the offer, you'll need to consent to the criminal record check. Once you get a clearance, your offer of employment will be confirmed.


We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


To apply

Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.


Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.