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Health Care Partner Opportunities

Health care organizations value patients’, families’ and caregivers’ input to improve their quality of care. Over the past decade, PVN has seen a dramatic increase in opportunities from health care organizations who are reaching out to PVN to connect with you.

From committees to quality improvement projects, and everything in between, engagements are led by health care partners and supported by PVN.

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14 Opportunities

Focus Group, Patient Notifications from BC Surgical & Endoscopy Services

Volunteer Opportunity Have you had to wait for a gastro-intestinal (GI) endoscopy or surgical procedure in BC? The Ministry of Health wants to hear feedback from patients, family members or caregivers, on a draft “patient notification” letter that will inform people they’ve been waitlisted for a GI endoscopy or…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Patient Partner, Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition (PPN) Research Study – Providence Health Care

Volunteer Opportunity Have you ever received IV nutrition in a hospital? If so, we would love to hear your experience! We are seeking to patient partners to help inform our research aimed to improve the delivery and ordering of appropriate IV nutrition at St. Paul’s Hospital. RSVP…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

Advisor, Long-term Care Resident Experience Survey Development – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity The resident experience is a 24/7 focus in long-term care. Fraser Health is seeking two patient partners to share their lived experience to help the development of a resident experience survey across long-term care. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Long-term Care Services & Patient Experience…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Member, Victoria Primary Care Network Steering Committee

Volunteer Opportunity We are seeking patient partners who have experience receiving primary care or accessing community services to join our PCN Steering Committee. Be a part of the evolution of primary care services within the Victoria, Saanich, and Oak Bay regions! RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Victoria…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

Virtual Participant, Knowledge Exchange – Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility in Primary Care

Volunteer Opportunity The General Practice Services Committee (GPSC)  invites you to join a province-wide virtual knowledge exchange on culturally safe and appropriate ways to deliver primary care to Indigenous people and communities. Keynote speaker N’alaga, Avis O’Brien will share her personal journey as a Haida and Kwakwaka’wakw woman, and…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Participant, Rural, Remote and Indigenous Citizens Perspective Group

Volunteer Opportunity You are invited to join a group of individuals from rural, remote and Indigenous communities to share your experience and perspective on topics relating to health care in British Columbia. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department BC Patient Safety & Quality Council (BCPSQC) Aim The…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection methods: Virtual, In-person

Open to Provincial Region

Member, Gender Inclusive Regional Strategy Shared Work Team – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity Treating all members of society with dignity and respect when receiving health care is a sign of an exemplary health care organization. Fraser Health is seeking four-six patient advisors to help them plan, implement and coordinate system-wide improvements to their gender inclusive strategy. RSVP Now…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Attendee, San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

Volunteer Opportunity The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council, which administers PVN, is committed to cultural safety and humility. As part of that commitment, the Council is sponsoring an opportunity for 25 patient partners to participate in San’yas: Indigenous Cultural Safety Training! Attendees will learn about Indigenous history,…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Focused Conversation: Pediatric Sepsis Guidelines and Education Toolkit

Volunteer Opportunity Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to infection and needs treatment immediately. The best care involves a combination of best practices and patient experience. Child Health BC is seeking five patient partners to join a focused conversation to plan for input. The goal is to pinpoint where…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Public Member, Interior Health Person and Family Centred Care Steering Committee (IH PFCC SC)

Volunteer Opportunity Interior Health is seeking additional Public Members to join our unique Person and Family Centred Care Steering Committee. We serve to communicate and promote the core Person and Family Centred Care principles of Dignity and Respect, Information Sharing, Participation and Collaboration. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Interior Region

From Our Community

Agnes Black

Director, Health Services & Clinical Research and Knowledge Translation – Providence Health Care

Agnes Black

It’s really hard to make changes in health care. When a PVN patient partner says, ‘This is important to us’ it keeps us grounded on why a change is needed and keeps us motivated to keep going on projects.