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Clinical Informatics Specialist, BC Women's Hospital - Inpatient Maternity, Well Newborn and Urgent Care Centre

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Clinical Informatics Specialist

BC Women's Hospital - Inpatient Maternity, Well Newborn and Urgent Care Centre

Two Positions Available

Streamline our clinical and clinical information workflows so we can fulfil our vision of “excellence in health, every time.” In this role, you will:

  • Play a key role in implementing Cerner at BC Women’s and Children’s Hospitals
  • Be the BC Women’s and Children’s liaison with the Clinical and Systems Transformation core project team
  • Support the development and prioritization of the clinical information solutions strategic road map for BC Women’s and Children’s Hospitals
  • Lead and support centre clinical work flow design and change initiatives
  • Use your clinical and informatics expertise to lead staff and work with clinical and business stakeholders to support change
  • Ensure a lean methodology is used in process changes

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Lead and support Cerner implementation by leading the development and implementation of clinical workflow design and change management initiatives, in alignment with the BC Women’s and Children’s strategic clinical informatics solutions road map
  • Be a change agent/escalation point person for clinical issues in the planning, implementation, and sustainment of clinical informatics strategies
  • Lead and supports teams to develop clinical data/documentation and workflow standardization. Incorporate clinical informatics research and evidence-based knowledge into practice
  • Develop clinical performance indicators to identify trends/discrepancies for performance analysis and course correction
  • Oversee and manage the prioritizing of functional change requests, reporting and monitoring of issues, and implementation of communication strategies
  • Lead functional user acceptance testing and be responsible for business sign-off
  • Develop policies and procedures in support of clinical applications, using best practice models


You have:

  • A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor of Nursing Degree or other relevant healthcare discipline
  • Five (5) years recent related experience in an information systems environment, including a minimum of two (2) years recent experience in an application leadership role
  • Proven hands-on specialized experience with business applications such as the Cancer Agency Information System (CAIS)
  • Experience in a relevant clinical setting
  • Exceptional leadership, problem solving and analytical skills
  • An exceptional customer focus and strong professional acumen
  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Extensive experience with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

You are also accurate, detail oriented, highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities

We will be reviewing applications upon receipt. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

About us

BC Women’s and Children’s Hospitals are part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Patients first – Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants 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, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

  • Temporary, Full-Time (until January 2021)
  • 590 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
  • Reference #79602 & 79601

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