PPRO-Risk Management

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  • Post Date: January 28, 2020
Job Description

Job Posting Number: DEV-PR-1920-0047
External vacancy


1. About this job posting

Job Posting Number: DEV-PR-1920-0047
External Posting Number: N/A
Posting Start Date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Posting End Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

2. About this position

Work Location: Chisasibi
Union: UNU
Status: Permanent Full Time
MSSS Job Number: 1 565
Department: Organizational Development
MSSS Job Title: PPRO
Financial Sub-Service Number: 500350
Job Hours: 35.00
Hours Per Day: 7.00
FTE: Day
Shift Type: Stable
Work Schedule: 10/14 Days

3. Description

Person who is responsible for one or more programs with a view to providing professional assistance for the development of services. She/he conducts research activities that are necessary for identifying and assessing needs and resources. She/he designs and proposes development plans and programs in order to ensure adequate service planning. She/he provides advice concerning the implementation or improvement of programs and/or services.  She/he may participate in various teaching or training activities.



Under the direction of the Director, Strategy and Organizational Development, the incumbent has the responsibility to advise on issues of risk management and to provide clinical teams, departments and services, the information necessary to evaluate and manage risk related to the delivery of services of the CBHSSJB.

Coordinates activities to promote risk management and a patient safety culture. Oversees all systems designed to assess and manage risk, and increase safety in the delivery of health services.

More specifically:

  • Collaborates in the implementation and improvement of the CBHSSJB Risk Management Program;
  • Develops, implements and updates policies and procedures related to risk management;
  • Provides training to directors, managers and employees on risk management issues;
  • Manages the incident/accident reporting database;
  • Ensures the follow-up of incident, accidents and sentinel events;
  • Provides support to all levels of management in establishing an action plan to follow-up incidents and accidents and other high-risk situations;
  • Develops and implements the Patient Safety Plan;
  • Oversees the meetings, workgroups and committees related to risk management as required;
  • Manages activities related to recalls and safety alerts;
  • Manages risk indicators, analyses trends, creates dashboards and issues recommendations to the appropriate levels of management;
  • Ensures the management of human resources, material, information and financial resources for the projects under her/his supervision, where applicable;
  • All other tasks required by immediate supervisor.
  • Applies leading practices and recognized techniques related to risk management and sentinel event analysis;
  • Assist managers in disclosing accidents to clients and their relatives;
  • Formulates and presents the quarterly incident/accident reports to the Board of Directors;

4. Requirements


  • University degree in administration, human sciences or social sciences, or any other pertinent disciplines.
  • Master’s degree, an asset;
  • Member of a professional order, an asset.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience relevant to the responsibilities of the job.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, decision-making, planning and organizational skills;
  • Results-oriented, autonomous, flexible, and ability to multi-task;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to effectively collaborate with colleagues, team members, team leader and supervisor;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and presentation;
  • Ability to develop and maintain partnerships in various settings;
  • Good computer skills MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.);
  • Experience with client advocacy, client partnership and quality committees is an asset;
  • Experience with data analysis, preparation and presentation of data is an asset;
  • Experience with statistical and research methodologies is an asset;
  • Familiarity with enterprise administrative and clinical information systems, technologies and databases is an asset;
  • Familiarity with statistical computer applications is an asset;
  • Familiarity with Accreditation Canada quality frameworks, standards, processes, survey techniques, and practices is an asset;
  • Familiarity with quality improvement leading practices is an asset;
  • Experience with First Nations or with cross-cultural work is an asset;
  • Experience in a remote area, an asset;
  • Knowledge of Cree culture, language, communities and social/health issues in Eeyou Istchee is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiium healing practices and paradigms is an asset.


  • Fluent in English and French;
  • Fluency in Cree is an asset.


  • Willing to travel to various communities.

5. Salary information

Salary (Hourly) Minimum: $25.25
Salary (Hourly) Maximum: $45.22

6. Contact

The persons interested in this position are asked to forward their resume within the prescribed deadline to:

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay,

1055 René-Levesque East, 7th floor
Tel: 514-861-5955 Fax: 514-989-7495 Email: jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

More information about the position & job description with complete requirements may be obtained by contacting the above.

Note 1: In accordance with the organization’s Cree Employment Policy (in Progress) and various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA

All applicants must be Canadian citizens or have a Canadian work permit. Professionals must be licensed to practice in Québec. The Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay aims to hire qualified Cree beneficiaries of the JBNQA, whenever possible. English is the working language of the CBHSSJB.

To apply, send your CV and a cover letter mentioning the Posting number to jobs.reg18@ssss.gouv.qc.ca or fax 1-819-855-2680. For information call 1-877-562-2733.