Policy & Knowledge Translation Analyst
In this role you will be assessing and synthesizing research findings from scientific literature to provide an evidence base for environmental health policies or practices. Use research findings to form the basis for policy and practice recommendations and therefore have the potential to impact multiple agencies across the province.
What you’ll do
Works on assigned knowledge synthesis translation and exchange projects where research findings are assessed and synthesized to provide an evidence base for environmental health policies or practices.
Documents findings and writes detailed reports, summaries, and presentation materials using database, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software.
Analyzes feedback from policymakers, practitioners, and researchers on issues related to environmental health policy or practice for incorporation into future work plans.
Builds working relationships with members of multiple diverse groups (e.g. Public Health Agency of Canada; Health Canada; provincial ministries of health, agriculture and environment; policymakers; and experts in the field).
Maintains an advanced knowledge of environmental health practice, policy and legislation through on-going self-study.
What you bring
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in health or environmental sciences
Practical experience in applications of scientific research for the development of practice and policy.
Demonstrated skills in retrieval, assessment, and synthesis of complex research findings from scientific literature and other lines of evidence.
Strong interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral teams.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to productively use word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Job type: Casual (Full-time hours)
Location: Burnaby or Vancouver
What we do
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
This position is part of PHSA Talent on Demand – an in-house recruitment service providing talent to PHSA and other healthcare authorities. We manage a robust talent pool of service-minded professionals who are available to start work immediately. Talent on Demand creates a gateway for those who wish to achieve their career goals. Successful candidates will gain significant healthcare experience and can transition into long-term, permanent roles within PHSA. For more information: email@example.com