Jessica Zhao provides project coordination for the Clinical Guidelines working group and executive support to the Executive Director. She also provides administrative support to a large variety of committee meetings which includes the Steering Committee and the Health Authority Executive & Medical Lead Meetings. Additional duties include coordinating office needs and sharing resources across different Health Authorities.
Prior to joining the Child Health BC team, Jessica accrued administrative experience working in the NICU at BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital. During her time there she has coordinated the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) for both the provider and instructor course across the NICU and Maternity Unit. She supported the Neonatal Program extensively and helped with planning and launching new projects. She also helped create weekly newsletters, website editing on the Team Site and coordinated large events like the annual Sweet Pea Tea. Before working in the hospital setting she worked for Statistics Canada in payroll. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in the faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. In her spare time Jessica enjoys hiking, swimming and spending time with her growing family.