Jana Encinger, RN, MSN
Provincial Director, Clinical Quality and Systems Improvement
Jana is excited to bring her 17 years of perinatal nursing experience to the role of Director, Quality and Systems Improvement with PSBC. Jana began her career as an RN at B.C. Women’s Hospital, working as a postpartum nurse, following her graduation from the University of British Columbia (UBC) with her BSN in 2001. Subsequently, she held positions as a High Risk Antepartum/Postpartum Clinical Educator, High Risk Antepartum/Postpartum Program Coordinator, and Interim Operations Lead for the Birthing Program at BC Women’s Hospital. She completed her MSN at UBC, with focus in Leadership and Administration, in 2013.
During Jana’s time with PHSA, she has been involved in agency and provincial committees and initiatives, such as the Induction Committee and AR wait times reduction plan. These opportunities have allowed Jana to mobilize her passion for maternal-infant healthcare, leadership and the promotion of quality and safety to support improved patient services and promote advancements of perinatal care. She looks forward to working with partners across the province to improve maternal and infant health in her new role.