Vancouver Coastal Health Business Analyst – Access and Provisioning – CST Project Temporary in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Coastal Health

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Business Analyst – Access and Provisioning – CST Project
Vancouver, BC

Ability to translate business goals and metrics into business process outcomes. Through knowledge of the health system, the Business Support Analyst documents…

Job Title:
Business Analyst – Access and Provisioning – CST Project

Work Site:
CST Project Office – West 8th Avenue

Temporary Full Time – until April 2017


The Project

The Clinical & Systems Transformation (CST) Project is one of the largest health care projects in British Columbia’s history. It is a joint undertaking between Vancouver Coastal Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Providence Health Care to complete a significant transformation of clinical practices and systems. This is an exciting initiative that will deliver key benefits for our patients, health care providers and health organizations.

To learn more please visit www.cstproject.ca

The Role

Reporting to the U ser Access and Provisioning Lead , the Business Analyst is an integral member of the team providing guidance to senior staff to determine requirements for new health informatics initiatives, including performance measurement and reporting, and program development.

Through knowledge of the health system, the Business Support Analyst documents and analyzes processes, gathers requirements, performs best practice reviews, gathers data to support, prioritize and align business case development and requests, and performs current state assessments and gap analysis on initiatives.

The Business Support Analyst liaises with a broad spectrum of clinical, IT and business stakeholders and leaders to assist in translating technical issues into a single, shared and realistic vision.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Liaising with stakeholders to understand project structures, policies, workflows, requirements and operations to identify, model and document business, process, and data requirements.
  • Act ing as an advisor to team by assessing project risks, identifying risk mitigation strategies and opportunities and monitoring risk throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Recommend ing potential solutions to achieve goals and outcomes.
  • Support ing testing, the development of implementation materials and process definition and design.
  • Translat ing technical issues and architectural complexities in a manner that assists project stakeholders in understanding issues more clearly.
  • Work ing with project stakeholders to test and validate requirements and analysis models by various methods such as reviews and walkthroughs as appropriate.
  • Assisting (as needed) in writing user acceptance test cases and liais ing between project stakeholders and testing groups.
  • Provid ing project management support to coordinate and monitor the project and key deliverables.
  • Interact ing with stakeholders at all levels, receiving input, and prepar ing reports for all levels of governance and stakeholders.
  • Perform ing other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in Business Administration, Clinical Informatics or related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ recent, related experience in health care or information management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to gain knowledge and understanding of the organizations business processes, systems, and industry requirements.
  • Superior experience with tools, methodologies, and techniques for process modeling, and workflow design.
  • Highly developed business writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to document work appropriately.
  • Knowledge of information technology applications and outcomes achieved through new platforms.
  • Ability to translate business goals and metrics into business process outcomes.
  • Superior knowledge and awareness of Business Process Improvement methods, such as lean and Six Sigma, as well as more modern, agile methods.
  • Demonstrate creative problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and ability to think strategically.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and initiative, deal with frequent changes and make decisions for a wide variety of complex business matters.
  • Demonstrated ability to use database, spreadsheet and word processing software at an advanced level.
  • Technical writing experience is considered an asset.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition #089654-jbr.

Please note:

  • The duration of this temporary position is until approximately April 2017.
  • Hours of Work may vary due to project requirements.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
  • Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Internal competition closes December 9, 2016. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process . Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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.***

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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