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CLINICAL INFORMATICS ANALYST II: PUBLIC & MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS

Apply Now Job ID 1127129 Date posted 06/15/2018
Job title :CLINICAL INFORMATICS ANALYST II: PUBLIC & MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA WAREHOUSE (REIDS)
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

Interior Health is currently seeking a Clinical Informatics Analyst II to support public health & mental health programs and services across the region. A strong candidate will have a superior technical aptitude with a degree or diploma in Computer Information Systems as well as two or more years of experience providing operational support.

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.

This is a temporary full time position, until the return of incumbent, working Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00 (Saturdays, Sundays and Stats off).

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Be part of a dynamic team!

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

• 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.

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

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

• 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.

• 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.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


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.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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