The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
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Health Information Analyst
Salary Salary $32.98 - $35.84 per hour
Position Title Health Information Analyst
Position Purpose Reporting to the Manager, Epidemiology and Research, is responsible for providing assistance to the Epidemiology, evaluation and CQI staff with the collection and retrieval of health related data, the analysis of information and data, program evaluation, development of data collection tools and the communication and presentation of information and data to internal and external clients.
Successful completion of a University Degree in Health Sciences, Mathematics or Biostatistics or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum one (1) year demonstrated experience in coordinating the collection and retrieval of health related data including statistical compilation, interpretation, analysis and communication of health related information to appropriate sources.
Experience with program evaluation methodology, logic model development, needs assessments and program planning.
Demonstrated knowledge of public and community health issues and epidemiological practices.
Demonstrated knowledge of database design, survey development software and relational databases.
Knowledge of public health data sources and survey tools. Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Highly proficient in the use of the Internet, Intranet and external data warehouse environments.
Computer literacy and proficiency with MS Office software applications and demonstrated experience with SPSS, STATA, Excel and Access.
Excellent organizational, time management and presentation skills.
Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability by adjusting approaches, as needed.
Stays abreast of new and innovative approaches and brings forward new ideas for consideration; understands and uses technology to improve work processes and achieve outcomes.
Ensures accountability and high quality and accuracy of work.
Understands organizational goals and strategies and how they relate to their work.
Understands their role and the role of others in the organization to ensure effective collaboration with colleagues, external and internal partners to meet client needs.
Ability to travel to off site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Scheduled Hours 35
Scheduled Shifts 0830 - 1630
How to Apply Please apply on-line by December 16, 2013, quoting competition #15398. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.