Clinical Informatics Analyst II

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Author pmnationtalk
Date November 19, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $34.60 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Clinical Informatics Analyst II

Competition #: 01332451
Employee Type: PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: KELOWNA WAREHOUSE (REIDS)
Department: IH SCHEDULING SYSTEMS
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $34.60
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments: Position is on the Patient Scheduling Team (CWS). Extensive travel will be required.

 

Position Summary
Are you an IT professional with experience in healthcare informatics? Do you have experience using clinical systems such as Meditech? Interior Health is currently looking for a Clinical Informatics Analyst II to join our team in Kelowna (Reids).

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Clinical Informatics Analyst II evaluates, plans, implements, tests, maintains and supports information systems which support clinical and health information needs throughout Interior Health in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards. This position provides consultative support and training to regional users of software applications.
A candidate with a degree or diploma program in Health Information Systems or Computer Information Systems is preferred. As well, a Project Management Professional certification is an asset.

SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. The Clinical Informatics Analyst II will be responsible for clinical and health information systems throughout the software life cycle including the following:
o Conducting requirements analysis/needs assessments for a defined department/program area by conducting user interviews, assessing information flows, and understanding business processes.
o Installing, configuring and testing clinical and health information systems.
o Developing and documenting systems processes and procedures.
o Preparing implementation plans and schedules including estimating resource estimates.
o Monitoring and reporting progress for duties and responsibilities.
o Supporting and maintaining clinical and health information systems.

2. Liaises with members of the assigned areas/departments and software vendors to troubleshoot problems, assess priority, research and evaluate alternatives and implement recommendations.

3. Determines ongoing information needs, implements system changes and provides support related to clinical and health information software applications.

4. Serves as the primary contact person for assigned clinical service area(s) regarding software applications.

5. Develops proposals for modification and/or enhancement of vendor software applications and liaises with vendors to oversee installation, testing and problem resolution/debugging of program coding.

6. Participates in the development of department standards, methods and procedures.

7. Designs, develops, implements and evaluates computerized software dictionaries, databases and reports using vendor software applications.

8. Plans, implements and evaluates educational training requirements and provides related training to meet the learning needs of users within the areas/departments with respect to (a) education of new users and (b) the continuing education of users regarding system upgrades and new technology.

9. Provides informational input and expertise during acquisition of products and services and during development of department project plans, project priorities and tactical plans as required.

10. Other related duties as required.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

• An attractive remuneration package in keeping with your qualifications and experience and excellent career prospects awaits the right candidate.
• Challenging and rewarding work environment.
• In addition to a competitive wage, we offer a total compensation package! We have one of the best benefit package and pension plans in Canada.
• Generous paid time off. Annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days).
• Excellent Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage. We offer an attractive (defined benefit) employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces….Be part of a dynamic team!

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:

• Graduation from a recognized degree or diploma program in Computer Science
• Two years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

**Please note that travel is a requirement for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and /or be assigned a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.

**Candidate will be traveling to all of our remote sites to refresher training and retrofits.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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