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Analyst - Physician Learning Program (EDM)

General Support - Non-Clinical
Temporary Full Time
U of A Hospital
2012-11-26  Time: 23:59

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Development of Information:
  • confirms and clarifies requests for data with PLP staff and expert panels
  • identifies data needed and obtains that data from custodians if outside of Alberta Health Services in conjunction with PLP staff
  • analyzes available source systems and designs appropriate data extracts/scripts to pull required data and information from multiple systems to create indicators and information in support of PLP projects
  • applies existing rules to obtain reliable results
  • ensures integrity and rigor of primary and secondary datasets for PLP evaluation purposes, including data retrieval and analysis, and report preparation
  • works with descriptive statistics
  • prepares and presents findings according to PLP specifications

    Performance Measurement Development:
  • supports the reporting of key PLP-defined indicators

    PLP Relationship Management and Communication:
  • confirms query and refines/clarifies as needed
  • advises and negotiates with PLP when data is not available or is inconsistent with the request to determine a feasible alternative
  • keeps PLP apprised of progress to meet required timelines
  • attends PLP project meetings in person or by teleconferencing as required

    Process Improvement and Planning and Collaboration:
  • provides advice and recommendations to PLP staff on process, capacity and quality improvements in support of PLP goals
  • participates as needed in the prioritization of PLP requests to balance competing demands when total workload exceeds available capacity, analyzes existing and future resource requirements across all requests to quantify the gaps, and subsequently proposes recommendations to PLP leadership for remediation and future budgetary consideration

    Salary/Benefits: This position is classified as a P2-1. Minimum $55,000.00 to maximum $77,000.00 annually.
  • Bachelor-level education preferred 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 required
  • Minimum three years experience working with spreadsheets, databases and tools for querying, integrating, analyzing, 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
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English, with strong communication skills capable of producing reports for audiences with different backgrounds and areas of expertise
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building skills and a demonstrated ability and interest to work with others effectively in teams. Because the incumbent is a contributing member to the PLP and AHS teams, a high level of organizational skills is required
  • Experience in cleaning, linking, creating, modifying and analyzing datasets in a statistical or database-management software package
  • 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

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

    Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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