Vancouver Coastal Health

Business Analyst - Clinical Trials

Job Description

Job Title: Business Analyst - Clinical Trials

Work Site:

Vancouver General Hospital 12th & Oak & CST


Start Date:



Temporary Full Time 

As soon as possible to approximately 1 year from start date


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, Statutory Holidays

Salary: $33.35 - $47.94 per hour
Reference#: 171713-esa


Come work as a Business Analyst with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Business Analyst - Clinical Trials to join the Clinical Informatics team. Apply today to join our team!


As a Business Analyst - Clinical Trials with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:

  • Be responsible for analyzing data and identifying trends, opportunities for improvements in service and efficiencies that could be gained by innovative practices.
  • Support strategic planning initiatives by conducting ongoing analysis of business systems data from various perspectives (human resources, financial, clinical etc), using advanced statistical and analytical methods.
  • Customize reporting to suit departmental business needs and advise management on recommendations for improving internal and external processes.
  • Monitor and advise on the performance of the quality management system, produce data and report on performance, measuring against set indicators.



Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Information Technology or related field
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ recent, related experience in data analysis and system quality management
  • Including the use of querying tools (e.g. PeopleSoft, Crystal Reports, Access, Excel, SQL) to access relational databases, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Uses strong statistical skills to analyze data and information.
  • Strong knowledge of quality processes.
  • Strong facilitation and education skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management.
  • Ability to function in both a long-term strategic perspective and short term operational perspective. Comprehends broad implications of business decisions.
  • Identifies, collects and analyses relevant data and information including industry-wide assessments and research.
  • Innovative and results oriented.
  • Keeps abreast of technology changes, anticipates opportunities and ensures readiness for future technology changes and enhancements.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the role.
  • Ability to work effectively in both self-directed and team environments.
  • Exercises strong initiative, self-direction and problem-solving abilities to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Practices diligence and care when gathering, maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data. Ability to gather, summarize and report information in a clear and concise manner.

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.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Please note: The duration of this temporary position is approximately 1 year from start date


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

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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