Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Informatics Specialist - CST

Job ID 2023-114776
City Vancouver
Work Location
CST - 590 W. 8th
Home Worksite
00 - Excluded - VCHA
Labour Agreement
Excluded
Union
905 - Mgt/Excluded-VCHA (37.5 Hr)
Position Type
Term Specific
Job Status
Temporary Full-Time
FTE
1.00
Standard Hours / Week
37.50
Job Category
Leaders & Corporate Support
Salary Grade
08U
Min Hourly
CAD $44.15/Hr.
Max Hourly
CAD $63.47/Hr.
Shift Times
0830-1630
Days Off
Saturday, Stats, Sunday
End Date
8/2/2024

Salary

The salary range for this position is CAD $44.15/Hr. - CAD $63.47/Hr.

Job Summary

Come work as a Clinical Informatics Specialist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Clinical Informatics Specialist to join the CST Project - Clinical Informatics Team. Apply today to join our team!

 

About the The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) 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.

  

As a Clinical Informatics Specialist with the Clinical Systems Transformation Project (CST) at Vancouver Coastal Health, you will:

  • Work with Clinical Informatics Director to develop the clinical content strategy and framework to ensure required configurations of content are in place to enable end user to complete evidence-based/best practice clinical workflows appropriately within the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
  • Identify and link appropriate health organization clinical stakeholders and subject matter experts as part of the informatics design and sustainment planning, ensuring regulatory requirements and practice guidelines are followed.
  • Work in collaboration with the Service Provider, the Clinical Informatics Specialist shares the vision of ensuring clinical process is the foundation for all phases of the CST project.
  • Work to enhance integration of health services and care practices through the intentional design of clinical content.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a health care environment, including extensive experience using related computer technology, clinical change management, and/or project leadership.
  • Experience implementing/supporting integrated clinical system environments an asset.
  • Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) required.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Basic understanding of data, clinical information and how these are operationalized within the Electronic Health Record (EHR) to create knowledge.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence-based practice in a clinical setting.
  • Demonstrated experience with functional requirement assessment.
  • Maintains a broad knowledge of clinical process, clinical services delivery and patient/client satisfaction determinants across the organizations.
  • Uses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to share information, and collaborate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to arrive at best overall solution.
  • Uses effective leadership, facilitation, persuasion and negotiation abilities to achieve consensus, resolve conflict and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute plans and ensure timelines are met while working with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Exercises initiative, self-direction and problem solving abilities to identity gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintains a strong sense of ownership and a results-oriented attitude to continually improve processes, enhance efficiency and contribute to overall clinical and organizational success.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to travel.



Closing Statement

As per the current Public Health Orders, as of October 5, 2023, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have received a single dose of the most-recent, updated COVID-19 vaccine. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?

VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.

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


***Employees of VCH must apply online via the Internal Career Portal on CareerHub, you are currently viewing the External Career Portal. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for instructions on how to view internal job postings and how to apply as an employee. 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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