Vancouver Coastal Health Business Analyst, Reporting Team - CST Project in Canada

Job Title: Business Analyst, Reporting Team - CST Project

Work Site: CST Project Offices - West 8th Avenue

Status: Regular Full Time

Reference#: 089426-jbr

The Project

The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia's history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.

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The Role

Reporting to the designated Manager/Director, the Business Analyst is an integral member of the team providing guidance to senior staff to determine requirements for new health informatics initiatives, including performance measurement and reporting, and program development.

Through knowledge of the health system, the Business Support Analyst documents and analyzes processes, gathers requirements, performs best practice reviews, gathers data to support, prioritize and align business case development and requests, and performs current state assessments and gap analysis on initiatives. The Business Support Analyst liaises with a broad spectrum of clinical, IT and business stakeholders and leaders to assist in translating technical issues into a single, shared and realistic vision.

Qualifications and Expertise:


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Clinical Informatics, or related discipline, plus a minimum of five (5) years’ recent, related experience in health care or information management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Superior analytical skills for data, documentation and workflows, including the ability to comprehend, analyze and resolve complex issues and present information in concise meaningful ways.

  • Understanding of relational database engines required (Oracle, Microsoft SQL)

  • Expertise with using Microsoft Office suite of applications (e.g. Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

  • EHR System (Cerner) knowledge an asset

  • Highly developed business writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to document work appropriately.

  • Knowledge of project structures; business case development; documentation of workflows; health care setting and analytical tools.

  • Demonstrable skills handling change requests, impacts, and tracking tasks, actions, risks, issues and impacts.

  • A resourceful and well-organized approach to work that leveragies systematic analysis, strategic and critical thinking and attention to detail.

  • Technical writing experience is considered an asset.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and initiative, deal with frequent changes; make decisions for a wide variety of complex business matters.

  • Demonstrated ability to use database, spreadsheet and word processing software at an advanced level.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition #089426- jbr.

Please note:

  • Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

  • Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Internal competition closes December 1, 2016. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.

Employees of VCH must apply via the *Internal Application Process . Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.*

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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