Consultant, Operations, Primary Health Care (Central Zone) Consultant, Operations, Primary Health Care (Central Zone)
Primary Health Care,
Halifax, CA
9d ago


Reporting to the Director, Primary Health Care, Family Practice and Chronic Disease Management, Central zone, the Operations Consultant is responsible for working with the broader Primary Health Care (PHC) team to advance the strategic and operational priorities of the portfolio.

The Consultant, Operations, has a responsibility for supporting the coordination of the planning, development and implementation of the activities assigned under the direction of the Director.

The scope of practice will include various roles as facilitator, coordinator, communicator, and planner. S / he works according to the mission, vision, values and policies of NS Health Authority and PHC / District Department of Family Practice to support the development and implementation of PHC programs, services and initiatives throughout the province.

The consultant's activities are guided by PHC priority areas, multiple stakeholders and by community needs and, therefore, require a professional approach.

This work requires recognition and application of best practice and application of evidenced informed decision making.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a health discipline / health science field
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration, Health Services Administration preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Minimum of 3-5 years working experience and responsibilities in a senior coordinator position or equivalent
  • Experience in planning, coordinating, delivery and evaluation of PHC and community based initiatives
  • Experience within a health related environment preferred
  • Experience in a primary health care / community-based setting preferred
  • Experience in program and service development, implementation and evaluation required
  • Knowledge of disease prevention, health promotion, chronic disease management, and population health preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in facilitation with multiple stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle; requires travel across the zone
  • Competencies in other languages preferred, French an asset
  • PLEASE NOTE : Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

    Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

    Hours of Work

    Permanent Full-time Position; 75 hours bi-weekly

    Evening and occasional weekend hours required

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