Northern Health


The Manager, Community Services leads the implementation of strategic objectives and operational plans to provide effective and efficient delivery of community services that meet NH’s policies and health priorities. The position is responsible for providing leadership to the planning, delivery and evaluation of services.

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision where people and their families receive primary care services supported by interprofessional teams, the Manager of Community Services ensures the use of best practice to provide competent, safe, and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools, and communities.

The Manager, Community Services is responsible for the delivery, planning, organizing and evaluation of services for the assigned portfolio. This includes the overall management of operating systems, clinical activities, education and quality improvement in a variety of service areas such as: Primary Care Interprofessional Teams, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Home Care Nursing, Community Rehabilitation, and Home Support Services.


  • Baccalaureate degree in a related discipline.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive leadership experience in direct team-based health services or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Operational experience in Primary Care, including a broad understanding of clinical theory and practice within a team based, person-centered model of care.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local and regional community health issues including a clear understanding of a Primary Health Care Model of service delivery.
  • Creates an atmosphere of respect, trust, and workplace health.
  • Acts with integrity and contributes to the development of integrity in the organization.
  • Works cooperatively with others toward a common goal.
  • Inspires, supports and develops others and self.
  • Manages human, financial and capital resources effectively and responsibly.
  • Makes sound decisions supported by fact-based information.
  • Evaluates program effectiveness to achieve improvements.
  • Demonstrates a real commitment to service and satisfaction of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Ability to build collaborative high functioning teams.
  • Ability to find creative solutions to problems and support quality improvement initiatives.
  • Computer proficiency and ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Prince Rupert is a small marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on Northwest BC’s Pacific Coast. It’s also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia’s North Coast, and home to some 12,815 people. The city is located at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people.


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