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News & Events

Past News/Events
  • News

    Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals (IEHPs)

    National Newcomer Navigation Network – N4, has developed this new program to help Internationally Educated Healthcare Professionals (IEHPs) overcome barriers to finding healthcare jobs in Canada.

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    Employment Opportunity: Director, Strategic Initiatives

    NNAS is seeking to fill a newly created role of Director, Strategic Initiatives.

    Reporting to NNAS’ Executive Director, the Director of Strategic Initiatives provides strategic leadership, technical expertise, tactical direction and support to further the development and implementation of innovative strategies to strengthen and streamline NNAS’ processes and services. Serving as an advisor to and providing coverage for the Executive Director as required, you will provide leadership, supervision and guidance to a dedicated virtual team while playing a key role in ensuring NNAS delivers successfully on its operational goals and targets through planning, performance management, risk assessment, and the negotiation and management of contracts.

    As the ideal candidate, you possess 5+ years of progressively responsible experience including at least two years of team leadership experience. NNAS will benefit from your expertise in strategic planning, project management and business development as well as your skill in contract risk analysis, negotiation, and execution. You have a proven track record of meeting operational and fiscal goals and a demonstrated ability to strategize, operationalize, prioritize, delegate, lead and manage change. Entrepreneurial, customer focused, forward thinking, creative, solutions and action oriented are all terms peers would use to describe you. Political acuity, excellent communication and relationship management skills will be key to your success in working effectively with a diverse board, membership, and stakeholder groups. Previous experience with regulatory bodies and/or an understanding of Canada’s nursing regulation model is an asset. Experience successfully leading and optimizing a geographically dispersed team working in a virtual office environment would be ideal.

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    Supporting IENs into B.C.’s health system

    To meet the increasing demand for nurses in British Columbia, the Province is making it easier for eligible internationally educated nurses (IENs) to enter the province’s health system so they can support British Columbians’ health-care needs sooner. Read more