The Analyst provides data and information in response to queries from clients across the organization. The Analyst consults with clients (e.g., multi-disciplinary teams physicians, nurses, allied health, IT, quality performance improvement, senior analysts) to fully understand and define the service/query/information requested as needed, applies the appropriate methodology, data types and sources to use, interprets information, completes the analysis, presents the descriptive findings/information in the format requested and provides recommendations. The data and information provided by the Analyst support operational and business planning, strategic planning, and performance reporting for AHS in multiple areas. The Analyst also provides advice and consultation as needed into the development of performance measures. Knowledge of leading practices and data trends contributes to the overall improvement of the capacity, quality and processes of the team and Performance Measurement and Reporting (PMR). The Analyst works with multiple data types (e.g., Waitlist data, Admission/Discharge/Transfer data, Continuing Care data, Emergency Department data, scales and quality indicators, etc.) and multiple data sources (e.g., Abstract, Meditech, Registry, Continuing Care information systems, Emergency Department information systems, AHS DIMR Data Repository, etc.). Please enter information in this field.
Department: CORP North Zone Analytics
Primary Location: Seventh Street Plaza
Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 04-NOV-2020
Date Available: 07-DEC-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $25.55
Maximum Salary: $42.32
Bachelor-level education with a strong quantitative component in a related field, e.g., community health sciences, health economics, biomedical statistics, epidemiology, quality assurance, or several years of equivalent experience. Minimum two years related experience in a healthcare environment. Minimum three years experience working with spreadsheets, databases and tools for querying, integrating, analyzing, interpreting, reporting and disseminating data. Minimum three years experience in the application of information technology, database design and information management. Must have Oracle SQL or other comparable database query and report writing experience.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Proficiency in English, with strong verbal and written communication skills to produce reports that go to clients at different levels within the organization and with different skills and expertise. Experience in cleaning, linking, creating, modifying and analyzing datasets in a statistical or database-management software package. Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Access) and the ability to become proficient with new software packages. Must abide by the highest standards of confidentiality and have a sound understanding of the principles within Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as well as the Health Information Act. Experience with macros, stored procedures and statistical software applications an asset. Knowledge and ability to produce a variety of descriptive statistics. Broad understanding of health systems.