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Committee member, Change Day BC Partnership Alliance

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One day, over 5,000 pledges. Change Day 2017 is bringing together clinicians, patients, caregivers, executives, students, volunteers, and everyone in between to improve the quality of care in British Columbia. This exciting opportunity is looking for two patient partners to join the Change Day BC Partnership Alliance, sharing their ideas and enthusiasm to help create a ripple effect of positive change across the province for the 2017 Campaign.

Open to: Patient partners across the province

Lead Organization or Department

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Aim

Our goal is to ensure the patient perspective is provided and included in the development of our plans for the Change Day 2017 campaign.

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of involve on the spectrum of engagement (www.iap2.org). The promise to you is that the health care partner will involve patients in planning and design phases to ensure ideas or concerns are considered and reflected in alternatives and recommendations.

Eligibility

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: Virtual webinars every 4 weeks from August until November (every 2 weeks from mid-October to mid-November).
  • Commitment: 4 months
  • Location: All members will be virtual, through the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council Portal

Reimbursement

No reimbursement is needed at this time.

Background

The first Change Day BC initiative was held in 2015 by the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council along with our partners, and was extremely well received. Back by popular demand, we are doing it again this year! Change Day BC is building on the success of the global Change Day initiative. You can read more about the Change Day BC initiative at www.changedaybc.ca BC’s first Change Day in 2015 inspired thousands of pledges – over 7,800 from every corner of the province, and every area of care. Engaging patient partners in the planning stage of the campaign will help provide overall strategic guidance for the campaign. Key responsibilities include: 1. Champion and promote the vision and aims of Change Day BC with external stakeholders; 2. Provide guidance to the Change Day BC campaign as the work unfolds as it relates key strategies and activities.

Engagement Leader Contact Information

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

 

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