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Clinical Information Specialist

Community: 
Iqaluit
Reference number: 
10-506593
Type of employment: 
Salary: 
$99,743.
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 11:59pm

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, and directly supporting the Director eHealth, the Clinical Information Specialist will provide guidance and mentoring to other analysts and staff in relation to clinical applications in all health service delivery areas. The Specialist is a highly visible, hands-on position responsible for assisting clinicians with the implementation and on-going use of the Electronic Health Records system, including advice and assistance associated with vendor product as it pertains to software setup and system configuration for clinical practice.  The Specialist provides systems workflow and/or re-design consultation advice. The Specialist may also work with systems that involve virtual care.  These programs allow medical information and care to be delivered at a distance, improving patient care in areas that may lack sufficient healthcare resources

The Clinical Information Specialist promotes the development of knowledge that supports clinicians in the use of technology throughout health service delivery areas and will assume responsibilities associated with the on-going support and maintenance of clinical applications and, in conjunction with front line managers, their overall integration with workflow. The Specialist also advocates for technology to support clinical practice and clinicians use of technology as an essential tool to provide care. The Specialist may also work with systems that involve virtual care. These programs allow medical information and care to be delivered at a distance, improving patient care in areas that may lack sufficient healthcare resources.

The ideal candidate will have a recognized undergraduate degree in Nursing with current registration, in good standing with a Health Professional Regulating Body in Canada,  supplemented by courses in informatics, project management and/or change management, along with three (3) years of recent related clinical experience in a primary care environment and two (2) years of recent experience developing and presenting training programs..

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. 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.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.

 

If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to GNHR@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • 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 Inuit. 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.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • 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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