Member, Maternal Infant Child & Youth Program Quality Management Committee

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Fraser Health strives to ensure a great start to life and support excellent health care services for women, infants, children and youth. They are seeking two patient advisors to share their health care experiences as they focus their efforts on improving quality for all services.

Open to: Patient partners in Fraser Health communities

Date
20190325

Volunteer Opportunity

Fraser Health strives to ensure a great start to life and support excellent health care services for women, infants, children and youth. They are seeking 2 patient advisors to share their health care experiences as they focus their efforts on improving quality for all services.

Lead Organization/Department

Maternal, Infant, Child & Youth Program, Fraser Health

Aim

The committee has accountability and responsibility for continuous improvement efforts of maternal, infant, child & youth health care services across Fraser Health.

Patient advisors will be equal partners at the table, providing their lived experience as innovative efforts are discussed and implemented to improve the quality of services provided in this portfolio.

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of collaborate on the spectrum of engagement. The promise to you is that the health care partner will work together with you to formulate solutions and incorporate your advice and recommendations into the decisions to the maximum extent possible.

Eligibility

Patient advisors from Fraser Health Communities who are:

  • a patient, or family member in one of the program units (Perinatal, Neonatal, Pediatrics) – ideally within the last two years
  • positive and solution-focused
  • comfortable working with senior leaders and as part of a team that regularly reviews delicate, confidential subject matter

If you have a strong interest in this work but have not yet completed a PVN orientation and volunteer agreement, are unsure if your experience is a good fit or feel another format of engagement would work better with your availability, please contact the engagement leader directly.

Logistics

Vacancies: 2
Date/time: Second Tuesday of the month, 6 times a year, starting April 2019, 9:30-11:30am
Location: Central City, Surrey
Commitment: One-year term (with an option for renewal up to two years)

Reimbursement

Preapproved expenses related to travel to in person meetings will be reimbursed according to the Fraser Health Travel policy (including mileage each way, parking and public transit)

Background

The Maternal Infant Child and Youth (MICY) Program Quality Management Committee is a standing committee to discuss quality and service deliver, advance patient and family centred care, improve the patient experience, and strengthen program operations. This committee offers recommendations and oversight with accountability and responsibility of select key performance indicators.

Interested?

Open to patient partners in Fraser Health communities.

If you have additional questions about this volunteer opportunity, please contact:

Jami Brown
Engagement Leader, Patient and Public Engagement | Fraser Valley
604.510.0449
jbrown@bcpsqc.ca

Deadline
March 25, 2019