Vancouver Coastal Health

Returning Candidate?

Analyst/Administrative Assistant, Clinical Informatics

Analyst/Administrative Assistant, Clinical Informatics

More information about this job

Job Description

Job Title: Analyst/Administrative Assistant, Clinical Informatics
Work Site: Vancouver General Hospital - 12th & Oak
Status: Temporary Full Time - Term Specific Position Until January 4, 2019
Reference#: 105315-ale


Reporting to the Executive Director, Clinical Informatics, the Analyst/Administrative Assistant, provides analytical support to the Clinical Informatics team for purposes such as data analysis, statistical reporting, benchmarking activities, developing and generating queries, preparing and compiling reports and technical documents utilizing various software and tools. As well, the Analyst/Administrative Assistant provides confidential administrative and secretarial assistance and research support to the Executive Director, Clinical Informatics area and to the Clinical Informatics team. Maintains the Executive Director’s and management team’s appointment calendars, coordinates meetings, processes and prioritizes information, screens, triages and acts upon requests and inquiries, including confidential and sensitive information. Works independently and interfaces with other Executive Directors, Managers and staff at all levels of the organization. Effectively partners with other VCH departments such as the Decision Support team and liaises on behalf of the department with external agencies to coordinate the flow of information, keeping the Executive Director apprised of relevant issues and activities.


In this role you will be working in the Clinical Informatics Department and reporting to the Executive Director.



  • Diploma in a related program plus three to four (3-4) years' recent, related experience in a complex health care environment with progressively more responsible secretarial and administrative positions supporting senior level management, experience in information analysis and benchmarking, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Advanced computer skills in spreadsheet, database, graphics and word processing programs is required, e.g. Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio.


  • Employs expertise in the use of desktop computer applications to create a variety of documents, reports and presentations, and to maintain databases.
  • Applies acquired skills and knowledge to efficiently and independently resolve administrative issues/problems. 
  • Effectively utilizes both verbal and written communication skills when providing advice or information or seeking/acquiring information.
  • Optimizes departmental effectiveness and contributes to organizational success by applying excellent time management skills to prioritize and complete assignments and schedule activities.
  • Practices diligence and care when maintaining, monitoring, calculating and summarizing data, records and budget information.

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 105315-ale. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Internal competition closes May 23, 2018. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.

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.

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.