Data Analyst BCEHS

Job description

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of BC Emergency Health Services, patient and employee safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at BC Emergency Health Services, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all patient and employee safety aspects of this position.

The Data Analyst conducts systems and business analysis and writes extracts, analyses and Business Intelligence reports. The Data Analyst writes new reports and maintains existing reports and data extraction routines for application systems. The reports are for the business areas to allow them to understand and monitor their areas performance. The Data Analyst works with other staff, including the Senior Developer/Architect, Senior Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Database Administrators, to ensure reports and data extracts are built according to user requirements and departmental standards.

What you'll do

  • Develop specifications for reports and data extracts which impact several functional areas throughout the BCEHS/PHSA by performing duties such as conducting systems analysis to gather detailed information from user departments, developing and documenting reporting and extracting procedures.
  • Extract analyzes and reports on data from various database sources such as SQL Server, Oracle, Access, using tools such as MicroStrategy, MS Excel, PL/SQL and data models and data dictionaries. Analyze data from multiple data sources, developing/improving performance indicators and preparing/publishing reports for various audience groups.
  • Provide support for reports and data extraction routines by performing tasks such as monitoring, maintenance, modification and enhancement tasks according to departmental standards and using tools such as Visual Studio, MicroStrategy, Oracle Developer, and Crystal Reports and other query tools.
  • Maintain contact with the Senior Developer/Architect and/or Senior Business Analysts and/or Systems Analysts and/or Database Administrators with regard to items such as progress issues, and suggestions for data reporting and extraction improvement by performing tasks such as preparing progress reports, and documenting any immediate or potential problems.
  • Identify issues with data and takes initiative in working out optimal solutions with appropriate stakeholders to improve accuracy, timeliness, connectivity and other data issues.
  • Conduct multi-layer data analysis independently by linking data from multiple health information data sources
  • Ensure work steps/processes are documented so work can be successfully repeated when required.
  • Ensure that appropriate protections are used in handling data and appropriate authorizations are obtained for releasing data/reports.
  • Ensure that Quality Assurance (QA) best practices are maintained by performing tasks such as unit testing, user acceptance testing, code reviews, post implementation analysis and other QA activities to departmental standards.
  • Ensure that deployed data reporting and extraction solutions are sustainable by performing tasks such as change management, documenting programming changes, participating in system implementation, and writing and maintaining system documentation to departmental standards.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
What you bring

  • Graduation from a recognized degree or diploma program in Computer Science, two years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
What we bring

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 professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Job Type: Temporary Full-Time until May 31st 2023
Wage: $35.99 per hour
Location: Block C 2261 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton V8M 2A5
Hours of Work: 08:00-16:00 Monday to Friday
Requisition#: 130383E

What we do

BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) provides provincial emergency medical care and patient transfer services. BCEHS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

PHSA plans, manages 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.

PHSA and BCEHS are committed to employment equity, 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, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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