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CLINICAL INFORMATICS ANALYST II: PRIMARY CARE SYSTEMS
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
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Competition #:01249687
Employee Type:PROJECT POSITION FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
Department:IH ENT APP & PRIM HLTH
Reports To:MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$34.60
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

The Primary Health Care Systems team is supporting the transformation of Interior Health’s Primary and Community Health Care delivery by leveraging technology solutions; and we are currently accepting applications for a Clinical Analyst to join our team in downtown Kelowna.

This is a project position to support Mental Health and Substance Use Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Clinics across Interior Health with the implementation of Profile EMR. A great opportunity for an experienced health informatics professional to be innovative at work, build solutions, solve problems, and work with both IMIT and front-line users across the region.

If you are passionate about bringing digital solutions to physicians, clinicians, and patients then this will be a very fulfilling opportunity for you. Our Clinical Analysts work with front-line users to demonstrate what the EMR system can offer, and to educate and train staff on the use of the EMR. Experience with obtaining workflow and system requirements from customers and translating them into technical solutions is essential in order to succeed in this role.

This project full time position goes to March 31, 2021; shifts are scheduled Monday to Friday 09:0 to 17:00 (Saturdays, Sundays and Stats off). This position is eligible to enrol in our extended health & benefits plan. Once hired, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with temporary assignments and lead to regular employment.

For additional information:
Primary Health Care at Interior Health https://bit.ly/2VIY2de
OAT Clinics at Interior Health https://bit.ly/2QbrT7T
Profile EMR http://intrahealth.ca/our-products/profile/
Tourism Kelowna Video (our downtown office is located only blocks from the boardwalk) https://youtu.be/ms3QltdbS5I

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.

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, plus 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.

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