Research Data Analyst

Location: Surrey, BC

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We hire great people for phenomenal jobs. We are looking for a Data Analyst to be a part of our research team in long-term care and assisted living across Fraser Health to conduct timely COVID-19 related research funded by Fraser Health and the Surrey Hospital Foundation.

Fraser Health Authority is growing, the kind of growth you want to be a part of. With over 26,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 6,500 volunteers providing a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.8 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, Fraser Health is the largest and fastest growing Health Authority in Canada. We want you to join us in our growth as you maximize, improve and expand your skills.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Position Highlights

Bring your unique combined knowledge of research methodology with databases and spreadsheets to this exciting role where you can really make a difference! You will be working alongside a highly dynamic team and be responsible for performing data acquisition, management and analysis.

Your Specific duties will include:

  • Enter, process and analyze research data items including; dates of follow-up or completion, and number of missing value points.
  • Retrieve medical records from healthcare data systems to generate subsets of research data using database software.
  • Perform data management activities including data de-identification and logs data using study and subject numbers to ensure data security and privacy.
  • Develop and maintain data collection and storage systems.
  • Check and evaluate data quality using statistical analysis software applications
  • Develops calculations and formulae with spreadsheets and databases queries and performs missing data assessment and imputations using statistical software.
  • Generate flowcharts of participants with longitudinal follow-ups.
  • Conduct variable recoding, transforming, mapping, and other data processing steps.
  • Link data of different sources including record, demographical and health for investigating the reliability and validity with data from different sources including outcomes.
  • Sort, tabulating and prepares graphical summations of the data.
  • Assist in designing and executing research experiments including identifying gaps in data collection, analysis, and usage.
  • Summarize information from data analysis and generating reports using word processing and presentation graphics software applications. Ensures that the right tool and type of visualizations are used to represent the various analytical scenarios.
  • Participate in education and professional development programs for personal and team growth and conducts literature reviews to support the research development.

Do you like helping people? You display excellent interpersonal skills and carry a high standard of integrity, discretion, and confidentiality. Your strong organizational and time management skills will contribute to your ability to thrive in your role. You know how to develop simple computer codes and syntax for advanced analysis and modeling.


  • Bachelor's degree in a discipline of data analysis and management including biomedical statistics, biomedical informatics, mathematics/statistics, computing sciences, health informatics, biomedical science or engineering science.
  • Two years of recent related experience working in a healthcare research facility with use of medical and health data including experience with biomedical dataset management and statistical analysis.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

This one year temporary full-time position is based at Central City Offices in Surrey, BC , with access to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants, on-site gym and other amenities. Depending on the project, the position may be located at different locations, including an opportunity to work from home.

Valued Benefits:

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of providers in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Work with our dedicated team and join our commitment to provide quality care to our patients and clients. We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as an outstanding place to work! We value diversity in the work force and aim to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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