Vancouver Coastal Health

Junior Decision Support Advisor

Job Description

Job Title: Junior Decision Support Advisor
Work Site: Corporate Admin-520 W 6th


Start Date: 



Temporary Full Time

As soon as possible


Days off: Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Reference#: 155298-skh

Come work as a Junior Decision Support Advisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Junior Decision Support Advisor to join the Data Warehouse Operations team. Apply today to join our team!


As a Junior Decision Support Advisor with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Participate in the detailed analysis of information including confidential data files and prepare confidential analytical reports to management.
  • Participate in data collective activities and in the development of appropriate database structures; use of on-line application processing tools to facilitate desk-top user interfaces; conducting data analysis and queries; and liaising with staff and leaders to work on special projects and assignments including productivity, utilization review of both staff and clinical indicators.
  • Based on productivity and benchmarking analysis, develop recommendations that have direct financial and resource utilization impact to the organization.



Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field or graduation from an accredited two (2) year Health Record Administration Program
  • Current registration with the Canadian Health Record Association at the certificate level or an equivalent combination of education, training & experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated communications, leadership, facilitation and coaching skills.
  • Expertise in the area of Decision Support including concepts, tools, methods and workload measurement.
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability to use advanced computerized databases. Knowledge of database design and report design at an intermediate level.
  • Basic knowledge of OLAP (On-Line Application Processing) tools and SQL.
  • Advanced proficiency with desk-top analytical tools including Excel, Access, Work and SPSS.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with others.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.




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


Diversity, equity, 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.

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


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


Please note: The duration of this temporary position is until approximately December 2022.

Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.

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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