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Member, Quality Assurance Committee, College of Chiropractors of BC

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Join the College of Chiropractors of BC Quality Assurance Committee and be a voice to help shape policies, standards and guidelines for Chiropractors across British Columbia.

Open to: Volunteers across the province

Lead Organization or Department

College of Chiropractors of British Columbia

Aim

  • To develop policies, standards and guidelines for Chiropractors in British Columbia
  • Patients will work alongside committee members to review policies, standards and guidelines and provide their perspective and advice
  • Patients will be an equal partner in the development of quality initiatives

Level of Engagement

This opportunity is at the level of collaborate (at a system-wide strategic leadership level) on the spectrum of engagement (www.iap2.org).  The promise to you is that the health care partner will look to you for advice in developing, implementing and evaluating national, provincial and regional policy and/or research to ensure the health care system is responsive to the patients’ experience as much as possible.

Eligibility

  • Open to British Columbians
  • Expertise in strategic decision making is an asset.
  • Learn more about the eligibility details here.
Patients should have previously attended a PVN orientation session.  If you have not attended an orientation but are interested please contact Jami directly to see if accommodations may be possible.”

Logistics

  • Vacancies: 1
  • Date and Time:  Meetings take place in the Lower Mainland, usually at the CCBC office in Richmond.  Meetings are usually 4-5 times per year for 3 hours on a Saturday, with some Wednesdays.  Occasional teleconferences for short/quick decision making as needed.
  • Commitment:  One Year Term with an opportunity to extend up to two years.
  • Screening: Successful candidate will be contacted to discuss commitment and feedback process

Reimbursement

Preapproved expenses related to travel/accommodation for in-person meetings from outside the lower mainland will be reimbursed according to the College of Chiropractors Travel and Reimbursement Policy.

Background

As a standard of practice, the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia (CCBC) are required to have 1/3 public representation on committees. The CCBC Quality Standards Committee is made up of Chiropractors, CCBC staff and the public. CCBC strongly values input from the public as it brings the perspective of the patient to the forefront and grounds the regulatory work to serve and protect the public. The goal of including patients on the Committees is to ensure the voice of the patient and public at large are represented and help to shape policies, standards and guidelines for the profession. Further information about committee/board requirements are outlined at the following link and include public focus, strategic intent, decision making, effective working relationships, communication skills and personal effectiveness.  

Engagement Leader Contact Information

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

 

From Our Community

Derek Koch

Spiritual Health Practitioner and Patient- and Family-Centred Care Lead — Kelowna General Hospital

Derek Koch

The bottom line is because we’re caring for patients. People who know best are those who are receiving the care so it makes logical sense that we would consult with them about their experiences. By connecting with PVN we have been able to educate our teams about the value of patient partners and how important their perspective is in our services.