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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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13 Opportunities

Member, Neurodiverse Surgical Toolkit Development Working Group

Volunteer Opportunity Interior Health is developing a toolkit to help guide the surgical team when a neurodiverse patient is booked for surgery. Help us ensure this toolkit meets the needs of patients and families who are part of this population! RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Interior Health,…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Interior Region

Posted

Patient Partner, Shuswap Lake Hospital Perioperative Suites Redevelopment Project

Volunteer Opportunity Join Interior Health as it embarks on the initial stages of the Shuswap Lake Hospital Perioperative Suites Redevelopment Project. This work will assist to build the Functional Program and Schematic Design. Join us to have your say. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Interior Health, Capital…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Interior Region

Posted

Patient Advisor, Acute Care for Elders Program – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity A team at Eagle Ridge hospital is meeting regularly to plan ways to educate health care providers about the acute care for elders approach and other topics related to seniors care. They are seeking two patient partners to join the team. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection methods: Virtual, In-person

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Last updated

Patient Advisor, Heart Failure Remote Patient Monitoring – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity Fraser Health is developing a plan to offer remote patient monitoring for heart failure patients. They are seeking two patient advisors to share their experience receiving care in the Heart Function Clinic by helping the team better understand the interactions, actions, timelines, feelings, concerns, and supports that…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection methods: Virtual, In-person

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Last updated

Patient Partner, Substance Use Physician Quality Improvement Projects

Volunteer Opportunity Understanding how to increase access to care for people who use injection drugs involves learning from those who have been there. St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital and Vancouver primary care clinics are seeking a patient advisor to participate in physician led projects. RSVP Now…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser – Vancouver Coastal

Last updated

Patient Partner, Greener Inhaler Project – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity Do you a have a passion for reducing waste? Partner with Fraser Health to be a part of the Greener Inhaler Project. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Fraser Health Aim • To reduce the carbon footprint produced by an Outpatient clinic staffed by lung…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Last updated

Member, Ridge Meadows Hospital Local Medication Quality and Safety Committee – Fraser Health

Volunteer Opportunity Do you have an interest in medication safety? Join the Ridge Meadows Hospital Local Medication Quality and Safety Committee to share your ideas on how to improve medication processes and practices. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Ridge Meadows Hospital – Fraser Health Aim •…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Fraser Valley & Lower Mainland

Last updated

Interviewee, Evaluation of the “What Matters to You?” Initiative

Volunteer Opportunity To understand the impact of  the “What Matters to You?”(WMTY) initiative across the province the Council would like to interview patient partners who have experienced having a WMTY conversation with their own health care provider. RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department BC Patient Safety & Quality…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Short-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Provincial Region

Posted

Indigenous Member, Interior Rural Collaborative Services Committee

Volunteer Opportunity Are you a resident of Lillooet, Lytton, Ashcroft, Merritt, or Clearwater and interested in joining the Collaborate Services Committee, where primary care planning occurs for the region? Share your perspectives on the primary care needs in this region! RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Interior Rural…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Interior Region

Last updated

Member, Regional Restorative Health Cultural Safety Working Group

RSVP Now Lead Organization/Department Island Health, Restorative Health Aim • In April 2022, the Regional Restorative Health Cultural Safety (RRHCS) Working Group was established in order to explore how frontline staff and Restorative Health leadership can address Indigenous-specific racism in our health care system. The purpose…

Deadline: Apply by

Commitment: Long-term

Connection method: Virtual

Open to Vancouver Island Region

Last updated

From Our Community

Lucie Neliba

Patient Partner, Surrey

Lucie Neliba

The Patient Voices Network has connected me to a community with the same drive to bring person- and family-centred care to the forefront. I am grateful for all opportunities I have been a part of thanks to PVN, which positively impacts patients like my sister and their caregivers. No matter how small, all patient engagement will help shape the future of health care and that I can stand behind