Northeastern British Columbia



Friday, September 07, 2018


Date Posted:

September 07, 2018-Until Filled

Job Order #

Permanent Parttime (0.50 FTE)


Northern Health
Chetwynd, BC

Job Title:

Practice Support Coach

Starting Date:




  • Bachelor’s degree in Health or Public Administration, Commerce, or Business Administration, or a health related discipline;
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in community development, project management and business case development;
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Health systems experience required.

The Practice Support Coach is responsible for providing foundational support to achieve Integrated, Accessible Health Services and The Triple Aim (improve the health of the population, enhance patient and provider experience, reduce/maintain costs) by engaging physicians, nurse practitioners and clinic office staff in practice improvement activities and by providing self-management training and support.

  • The Coach will proactively reach out to physician practices, identifying practice improvement opportunities and, through networking and coaching, assist practices to implement various initiatives.
  • The Coach will coordinate with several groups of medical office staff, each comprised of a physician, nurse practitioner and their respective medical office assistant (or other staff, e.g. nurse), to work on quality improvement (QI) within the office practices.
  • The Coach will use QI tools to engage physicians to work towards practice improvement goals and will have significant influence on the anticipated primary health care home teams being implemented across the region.
  • Additionally, the Coach will, in collaboration with NH IT, assist and coordinate resources to support physicians and their staff to move towards the meaningful use of electronic medical records.
How to Apply:
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Competition Number:  5385834

Closing Date:

Until Filled


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