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Overview

We enable health services providers to become leaders in providing patient-centered health care, using enterprise standards and frameworks to deliver useful information and clinical tools reliably and consistently, anytime, anywhere. IMITS manages over 300 applications across business, clinical and research environments, serving over 50,000 front line, administrative and research staff to enable over 4.8 million patient encounters a year. As a successful candidate, you will deliver support to enable PHSA, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and Providence Health Care (PHC) to become leaders in providing patient-centered health care. You have initiative, vision, independent thinking and creative problem solving abilities, as well as excellent communication skills.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time,
    Temporary, Casual, Contractor
  • Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior
  • Travel: Minimal

Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful in an IMITS role at PHSA? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Focused
  • Problem Solver
  • Technologically Savvy

About IMITS

Information Management/Information Technology Services (IMITS) is a service of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages, and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. IMITS boasts a complement of 800 full-time staff who provide tech support and services to 50,000+ staff across PHSA, Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people, Be compassionate, Dare to innovate, Cultivate partnerships, Serve with purpose.

Testimonials

"We are fortunate to have an amazing team of intelligent, reliable and dedicated professionals. Our health care system depends on a number of systems and technologies to function correctly and efficiently, and your commitment to this organization does not go unnoticed. Thank you for the incredible contributions that you make - not only enable the health system today but to help transform the system for the future to improve patient and provider experiences."

Shannon Malovec Executive Vice President, Digital Health & Information Services

"I haven't been in any other workplace where the managers or teams have been so supportive of my development or pushing me to try new things."

John Panzo Business Analyst, Project Services

"No two days are the same. It's a lot of analysis, a lot of thinking. If you like to pull things apart and bring them back together and make it something better."

Shukri Ahmed Clinical Lead

Benefits and Perks

Benefits vary by job type and are confirmed in the interview and hiring process.

  • Healthcare

    Extended health and dental benefits

  • Health and wellness programs

    Discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs

  • Retirement Plans

    Enrollment in defined benefit Municipal Pension Plan

  • Professional Development

    The opportunity to grow and advance your skill set in a large scale environment

  • Work/Life Balance

    We encourage "You" Time For Activities that inspire and motivate

  • Collaboration

    Work with individuals bringing expertise from a variety of backgrounds

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Quality Assurance Tester

Burnaby, Canada

Apply your knowledge of testing methodologies within an Agile environment to support Information Management and Information Technologies Services (IMITS) and develop patient portal initiatives. Under the QA/Test Lead work with the project team to review technical requirements, define test plans, test cases, plan execution, execute tests, defect filing, and test report development.

 

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with the business SME’s and the vendor to create and modify test cases and test scripts.
  • Plan and execute software functional testing and systems integration testing, recording results and communicating with the QA Lead and/or Project Manager on testing progress.
  • Participate in defect triaging.
  • Prepare regression test suite and UAT scenarios.
  • Participating with backend and API testing and related testing tools
  • Working with team members to create test scripts, execute testing and log defects. Support and maintain Test Tools including TestRail.
  • Provide written reports on work completed and test reports. Escalate road blocks proactively to leadership.
  • Communicating with developers, business analysts, less experienced testers and project managers.
  • Troubleshooting skills on windows OS, web and client/server applications.

What you bring

  • Graduation from a recognized degree or diploma program in Computer Science along with a strong knowledge of testing methodologies, processes, standards, techniques and practices.
  • Work experience with software quality control concepts, system integration testing, and practices.
  • Work experience with test case management, requirements and defect tracking tools.
  • Troubleshooting skills on windows OS, web and client/server applications.
  • Previous Salesforce, Health Connect, and Primary Care testing experience would be beneficial.

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: Casual (Full-time hours)
Wage: $61,718 - $88,720/year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
Location: V5C 6E3
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday (37.5 hours/week)
Requisition # TOD01252023

 

What we do

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (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.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA is 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.

 

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all positions at PHSA.

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