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Communications Specialist – CST Project


Job Title: Communications Specialist - CST Project
Work Site: CST Project Office - West 8th Avenue
Status: Temporary Full Time - until April 2019
Reference#: 096522-ale


The Project

The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia's history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.


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The Role


Reporting to the Communications Director for the Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) project, the Communications Specialist has a passion for delivering impactful campaigns and communications initiatives to meet communications objectives and support the successful delivery of the project.


This person is accountable for recommending approaches, planning, implementing and evaluating high-quality communications materials and plans, as well as helping to build and protect the CST project’s reputation. A strong critical thinker who is well-organized and deadline driven, this person will will serve as a utility team member across all portfolios.  The successfull candidate naturally enjoys identifying compelling stories to match audience interests; is an exemplary writer; understands how and when to use digital media; and knows how to build and maintain content plans.


Communicating with audiences across the three Health Organizations and within the project, this person is a flexible team-player who is able to understand the emerging communications needs of stakeholders and knows how to navigate through complexity.


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To Apply

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 096522-ale.


Please note:


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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