03 Feb

03 Feb




Community :KELOWNA



Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a permanent full time Clinical Informatics Analyst III to join our the amazing Information Management & Information Technology (IMIT) team at the Community Health and Services Centre in Kelowna, B.C.

This position will assist the Physician Systems Team. This position will be working on electronic physician documentation in the hospitals (inpatient and outpatient locations). Focus will be on aligning the technology with clinical workflows and introducing quality improvement, patient safety and efficiency to the respective areas/programs.

We are looking for a candidate with strong communication skills as engagement and collaboration are key on this role. Knowledge of project management, process mapping, continuous quality improvement tools would be advantageous.

The Clinical Informatics Analyst III evaluates, plans, implements, tests, maintains, and supports complex, integrated information systems which support clinical and health information needs throughout Interior Health. The Clinical Informatics Analyst III will act as project leader for smaller scale projects. This position provides consultative support and training to regional users of software applications.


- Undertakes complex and integrated clinical and health information systems projects from preliminary analysis to post implementation review by:

o Conducting feasibility studies/needs assessments

o Gathering detailed information from users

o Reviewing operational business processes

o Developing and documenting systems, processes and procedures

o Detailing software and integration specifications for complex systems

o Preparing project charters, detailed implementation plans and schedules

o Estimating resource requirements and costs

o Leading implementation teams and committees

o Implementing project plans and clinical systems

o Managing project resources

o Monitoring and reporting implementation progress

o Conducting post implementation reviews

o Supporting and maintaining clinical and health information systems

- Acts as a liaison with members of the assigned areas/departments, care providers and vendors to trouble shoot problems, assess priority, research and evaluate alternatives and implement recommendations.

- Configures, tests, supports and maintains complex and/or large-scale applications that are integrated across multiple departments and throughout Interior Health.

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

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

- Plans, implements and evaluates educational training programs 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.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Education, Training and Experience:

- Graduation from a recognized degree or diploma program in Computer Science

- Three years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

- Ability to deal with others effectively.

- Ability to organize work.

- Ability to operate related equipment.

- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

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