Staff Directory

Health Data Analyst

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Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
Northern Allowance: 
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
03 March 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Territorial Quality Improvement (QI) Manager, the Health Data Analyst is responsible for the development, maintenance and improvement of a quality improvement and risk management database system to ensure accurate and user friendly data is available. The Health Data Analyst is required to extract and validate data and prepare standard and ad hoc reports for the Department of Health. Accurate, timely and useable health care data is essential to the delivery of quality health care services and to facilitate actionable policies, programs, and tools which meet governmental policies and mandates.

Working with the QI team, this position will provide critical analytical support to the QI and professional practice teams in order to identify emerging trends and advice on quality health practices. This position assists in the coordination, collection, interpretation and analysis of data that will lead to improved health outcomes for Nunavummiut and improved effectiveness and efficiency of the health care delivery system.

The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are normally acquired through a Bachelor’s

Degree in Health Informatics or a related program. A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Informatics will be considered along with 3 years of recent experience in data management, analysis and reporting. Experience with a variety of data base systems (e.g. SAS, SQL, or other programming languages) is required.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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