Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Informatics Specialist

Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Informatics Specialist

Work Site:

Additional Sites: 

Lions Gate Hospital - NS

Occasional travel to other sites: VA, RH, UBC

Status:

Start Date:

Hours:

 

Regular Full Time

May 10, 2021

0830-1630

Days off: Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Reference#:

143941-skh

 

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 team at Clinical Informatics - Coastal. Apply today to join our team!

 

As a Clinical Informatics Specialist with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Lead and promote the integration of computer and communications technologies and clinical change initiatives that automate and/or enhance evidence-based clinical practices, access to patient/client information and clinical documentation via the Electronic Health Record (EHR) in collaboration with clinical leaders, service and program managers and directors, physicians and staff.
  • Be an integral regional and/or Community of Care (COC) based member of a multi-disciplinary leadership team
  • Work to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and sustainability of clinical initiatives that assist in the successful transitioning to a fully integrated EHR throughout VCH programs and services.

 

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a related health discipline such as Nursing, Allied Health or patient care/clinical related specialty
  • A 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 full practicing registration with the applicable provincial College or Association is required.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Maintains clinical competency, practice standards of care, and knowledge; and supports the integration of evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality care/services.
  • Demonstrated experience in policy and procedure development and/or clinical documentation standards, business process analysis and reengineering techniques.
  • Demonstrated knowledge regarding new trends in clinical practice and information systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management practices, methodologies and principles.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice in effective problem solving techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with technical, operational and vendor staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates change management orientation in their work and possesses an attitude of continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach, facilitate and lead others.
  • Demonstrates strong research and evaluation skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with current multiple applications relevant to the role.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Please note that a resume is required to apply to this posting.

 

Please note occasional travel to other sites may be required.


Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

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


***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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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