Vancouver Coastal Health

Decision Support Advisor

Job Description

Job Title: Decision Support Advisor
Work Site: Data Warehouse Operations - 520 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC


Start Date:



Temporary Full Time

As soon as possible until approximately January 2021


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 129781-mhs

Are you the next Decision Support Advisor at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)? Apply today to join our team!


Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Decision Support Advisor to join the Data Warehouse Operations team in Vancouver, BC. In this position you will provide organizational leadership with respect to information management and analysis, quality measurement and evaluation and utilization strategies.


Your responsibilities in this role will include identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining an innovative response to the quality, utilization and other information needs of Vancouver Coastal Health.


We are looking for someone with solid Tableau experience, and the desire to create visualizations that let the data tell the story. The ideal candidate should also have experience developing solutions using Python and\or R and have worked on implementing web based solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to grow with the role, further developing your skills within a data rich environment.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) 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. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.




Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent plus three years experience in Information, Utilization Management and Quality Management.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Strong background in developing complex dashboards in Tableau.
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with R or Python
  • Knowledge of Web development using Java script.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of database design and report design at the intermediate to advanced level.
  • Knowledge of healthcare databases an asset.
  • Advanced proficiency with desktop analytical tools including MS Office, SQL, SAS or other equivalent tools.

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

***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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