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Consultant, Data Analytics
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Competition #:01619277
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for two permanent full time Consultants, Data Analytics to join our Data & Analytic Services team! If you are interested in expanding your career opportunities, these are the positions for you!

About the Role:

The Consultant, Data Analytics is responsible for supporting all data and analytics for decision support within a defined portfolio (customer). The Consultant will work closely with customer leaders enabling health system improvements through information and data analysis. In addition, the Consultant will be responsible for supporting customers both directly and indirectly on items associated with data quality, stewardship, interpretation of data, data documentation, visualization, and reporting.

Some of the Benefits of Joining Interior Health:

An attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects await the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer one of the best benefit packages and pension plans in Canada. In addition to Medical, Dental and Extended Health coverage, we offer paid annual vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days) up to a maximum of 7 weeks (35 days). We also offer an attractive defined employee pension plan, disability and life insurance, and options for maternity &/or paternity leave top-up.

Some Key Duties may include:

• • Provides timely, relevant, reliable, and clear information with appropriate supporting data analyses and review of alternatives to inform planning and decision-making. This will include population, service utilization, outcomes analyses, operational and real-time data for use by internal and external stakeholders and partners.

• Provides data analysis and interpretation using key data sources (population, clinical, organizational, operational and administrative) in response to customer requests include data linkage, descriptive information, statistical analyses, and statistical tests of significance.

• Reviews planning and evaluation documents as well as plans for allocating resources and provides appropriate information and feedback on health services plan and program planning documents prepared by internal and external stakeholders. Information and feedback will include providing assistance with population and utilization data as well as feedback on planning assumptions.

• Provides input and identifies opportunities for information support activities to Data & Analytics Services leadership. This will include providing suggestions and advice on important data development and future projects/analyses.

• Develops a strong working relationship with customers, program Managers, Directors, Senior Executive members, Business Support, and others who require information for planning, managing, and evaluating services. Project support may include planning project deliverables and identifying data sources and appropriate methods to support data analyses, writing summary reports, and preparing presentations.

• Responds to data and information requests from staff at all levels of the organization. Provides support and technical advice to staff on the use of data and information resources and analytics tools.

• Works with provincial and national representatives on data and analytics projects. This may include working with the Canadian Institute for Health Information and Ministry of Health priority projects. The focus of this work will be to review key assumptions and methods, provide data, and assist with interpretation of findings.

• Works with representatives of other Health Authorities and other data custodians to support data, analysis, interpretation, and reporting initiatives.

• Provides advice, analysis, and recommendations on initiatives related to data collection, database development, and data extraction and analysis to internal and external stakeholders.

• Works with Data Services and Information Management/Information Technology and other IH staff to support timely, reliable, and consistent data reporting and analysis.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

Education, Training, and Experience
• A post-secondary degree with completed course work in a health-related discipline, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree is preferred.
• A minimum of two years of experience in data management, linkage, analysis, interpretation, and reporting.
• Preference will be given to a candidate with a strong health information management background including health records training.
• Experience working in a complex computerized environment.

Skills and Abilities
• Teamwork and strong interpersonal skills due to the amount of communication required.
• Collaborative leadership in order to both work as a member of a team and provide leadership in developing partnerships amongst multiple stakeholders.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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